Events Specialist
Posted on 1/3/2024
INACTIVE
Penn Interactive

201-500 employees

Digital platform for sports betting and online casino gaming
Company Overview
Penn Interactive, the digital arm of North America's leading integrated entertainment provider, PENN Entertainment, is a rapidly expanding entity in the sports betting and online casino industry, with a unique partnership with theScore enhancing its sports betting experience. The company's culture fosters technical innovation, as evidenced by their user-friendly Sportsbook mobile apps and engaging promotional games like the new member Flyin' Cash Grab. With a strong industry presence and a competitive edge in interactive gaming, Penn Interactive offers an exciting work environment for those seeking growth in the digital entertainment and gaming sector.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2015

Headquarters

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

6%

2 year growth

0%
Locations
Toronto, ON, Canada
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Marketing
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
CategoriesNew
Product
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S./B.A.) in marketing, PR, business administration, or related field
  • At least 3 years events or similar job experience
  • At least 1 year budget management experience for a mid to large size events team
  • Excellent detail orientation skills
  • Ability to execute in an intense, fast-paced, and highly iterative environment
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and administrative skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Excellent analytical and time-management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Must be able to qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state and local regulations
  • MUST HAVE: Passion for sports, casino and/or sports & casino betting
Responsibilities
  • Coordinate and support the Events Manager with Penn Interactive’s events and experiences, by ensuring events are set up to brand standards
  • Organize and analyze internal records to assist the events team in making strategic decisions for all Penn Interactive branded events
  • Develop and manage administrative processes to track event information and logistics
  • Maintain and manage event databases, budget templates, materials & supplies, reports, calendars, and the marketing department’s central library of event marketing collateral
  • Assist with event logistics including but not limited to: coordinating ticket distribution, event related travel & accommodations (for internal and external stakeholders) creating seating charts, selecting menu & beverage options & quantity
  • Assist with delivery of supplies & swag
  • Source swag and help select best pricing and quality items for promotional event giveaways
  • Source and manage event opportunities and make recommendations as directed by taking meetings and reporting on opportunities to Event Manager and Head of VIP
  • Assist with managing relationships with corporate and brick and mortar stakeholders as directed during the planning stages of omnichannel events
  • Maintain records of all bookings including but not limited to venues, catering, entertainment and issuing payment where necessary
  • Collaborate with Compliance to ensure vendor compliance approval in alignment with state-level regulatory requirements
  • Calculate spend/ROI analysis of each event managed and provide recommendations to improve each event
  • Conduct event post mortems to identify areas for improvement