Senior Private Events Manager, USCI

  • WeWork
  • Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
  • Aug 13, 2019

Job Description

Job Purpose: Manage the Private Events business for WeWork in the Eastern region of the US.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the Private Events business in the Eastern US.  

  • Oversee a team of in-market Sales & Operations POCs executing events.  

  • Assist with promoting, selling, and managing private event rentals.

  • Generate and execute processes for event booking.

  • Maintain internal operating systems.

  • Maintain brand identity throughout programming and coordination

General Duties

  • Oversee the sales and operations of private events at designated venues in the Eastern US.  

  • Manage a 6-person team of Private Event Operations & Sales employees, responsible for 10 venues across 4 cities in the Western US.  

  • Generate reports and evaluate sales.  

  • Assist in creating and maintaining operational standards.  

  • Work with Marketing on initiatives to generate leads.  

  • Liaise closely with internal teams to project manage venues in the pipeline.  

  • Manage relationships with preferred event vendors.  

  • Conduct data analysis to identify trends and propose revenue-generating initiatives.  

  • Establish and foster new relationships that drive desks sales and increase brand awareness for the properties.

  • Attend any meetings or training sessions or courses as required.

  • Assist fellow employees to perform similar or related jobs as and when necessary.

  • Continuously seek out opportunities to learn and improve the knowledge of the job.

  • Undertake any reasonable request made by a member of management.

  • Achieve set Key Performance Objectives and Indicators and complete all other duties, tasks and projects as required by the Team.

  • Ensuring booking processes and actions are followed in-line with company standards. 

  • Travel on an as-needed basis.  


This job description reflects the job content at the time of writing and will be subject to periodic change in light of changing operational and environmental requirements.  Such changes will be discussed with the job holder and the job description amended accordingly.


  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in events, preferably in venue sales and management.  

  • Prior experience managing a team of full-time employees.  

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. 

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively. 

  • Hospitable demeanor. 

  • Self-starter and fast learner.