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Entertainment Manager

Company: Great Wolf Lodge
Location: Olympia
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Position SummaryAt Great Wolf, the Entertainment Manager creates an exciting atmosphere for Guests through Entertainment, Activities, Experiences and Seasonal Events.Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Be visible around the lodge and at events to act as the "Host/Face of the lodge"
  • Provide training and coaching for Pack to engage and entertain guests.
  • Provide coaching around performance and entertainment skills.
  • Identify areas of opportunity and new experiences to expand presence and impact with the team in the lodge (arrival/departure, waterpark, live music for bars/dining, music, etc)
  • Evaluate guest flow and make recommendations to improve operating hours and show / activity schedules
  • Participate and provide feedback on corporate projects (new character event development, training tools, etc)
  • Responsible for personnel related matters including; recruitment and hirng, performance management, disciplinary action, training, etc.
  • Participates in the Manager-On-Duty (MOD) program and executes duties
  • Serves as backup to Guest Service Manager as needed
  • Elevate & perform all branded experiences consistently according to Family Tradition procedures.
  • Responsible for all aspects of Character Appearances and Entertainment at the property
  • Provide support to all necessary community appearances. This includes, but is not limited to sponsors, charities, tradeshows, media, and private functions
  • Willingness to represent Great Wolf Lodge, our mission and core values, in a positive manner on and off site
  • Ensure a safe, clean, and professional environment at all times
    Basic Qualifications & Skills
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
    • Minimum 1 year previous experience in leadership or supervisory role
    • Must have prior experience working with children
    • Event planning knowledge
    • Professional entertainment background and/or production experience
    • Strong Leadership and coaching skills
    • Flexibility regarding scheduling based on business demands including evenings, weekends, and Holidays ( Up to 10% of time travel maybe required)
    • Proven customer service skills and communication skills; able to read and interpret English language manuals relating to safety, operations, and procedures
    • Successful completion of a criminal background and drug screenDesired Qualifications & Traits
      • Bachelor's Degree in Performing Arts, Theater, Business, or a related field
      • Previous experience in a related fields such as Entertainment, Hospitality, or Education
      • Charismatic, enthusiastic attitude
      • Ability to multi-task and prioritize a variety of tasks with minimal direction
      • Proven teamwork skillsPhysical Requirements
        • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
        • Able to sit and/or stand for long periods of timeEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Great Wolf Lodge, Olympia , Entertainment Manager, Executive , Olympia, Washington

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