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Offsite Events Coordinator

Wigle Whiskey Distillery and Tasting Room · Full-time

About The Position

Wigle Whiskey and Threadbare Cider and Mead are hell bent on creating a vital, educated community around the highest quality, most inventive, bursting-with-terroir fermented and distilled products in the world. We make high quality spirits from the best local ingredients, treat one another as family and customers as friends. We invest in our communities to support the agricultural, social and economic systems of which we are apart.


We are excited to accept candidates for the role of Offsite Events Coordinator for Wigle Whiskey and Threadbare Cider & Mead. This is a full-time position. The successful candidate will oversee program development and execution of off-site events for both companies across the Pittsburgh area. Essential functions of this role include, but are not limited to, scheduling and preparation for all off-site events, frequent staff management for all events, event research and outreach, and post-event analysis and reporting. Successful candidates will have at least one year of experience developing or facilitating events.


Physical demands include, but are not limited to, setting up and breaking down event equipment and furniture, and transporting supplies to different locations. This is not an all inclusive summary of duties and responsibilities required of the Offsite Events Coordinator and may change at any time with or without notice.


We are looking for a person who loves being on-the-go, partnering with cultural institutions and the community, and is comfortable working with spreadsheets to track and analyze the financial success of events.


Please include a cover letter with your application.


Staffing Responsibilities

Manage a team of 10-15 off-site events and farmers market staff 

Schedule employees for all scheduled off-site events and farmers markets

Schedule employees for all extended, multi-day pop-ups 

Maintain an open schedule during high traffic off-site times (June-July & October-December)

Maintain staffing contact sheet with Director of People & Education


Off-Site Event Operational Needs & Maintenance

Develop opening & closing checklists for staff to complete for each event

Maintain proper inventory levels on bottles, cocktails, and dry goods for all events

Prepare a packlist for each event and prepare all materials needed for each event

Clean-up materials after each event

Complete monthly inventory of all off-site bottles, as directed by Director of Operations


Off-Site Event Main Responsibilities 

Schedule off-site event bottle sale and bar events using Wigle & Threadbare’s 100 off-site sales permits based on prior years’ results and new opportunities

Schedule yearly farmers markets for Wigle and Threadbare

Schedule cocktail and samples events with local businesses and partners

Develop off-site set-up and sales plans for major Pittsburgh events including Deutschtown Music Fest, Picklesburgh, Pittsburgh Marathon Expo, Handmade Arcade


Admin & Training Responsibilities

Track cost savings, staffing hours, and business growth goals as discussed with Director of People & Education and Director of Operations

Maintain 10-15 off-site sales iPad by setting them up before each event

Track daily sales on Square for each event to make data driven decisions

Balance all cash boxes after events and markets and prepare cash deposits

Attend weekly Events Meeting every week at Threadbare.

Attend manager trainings and quarterly sessions as scheduled by Director of People & Education

Requirements

  • One year of experience developing or facilitating events
  • Experience tracking and analyzing data
  • Cover letter required

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