posted October 5, 2017Kalahari Resort & Conventions - Pocono Mountains
Oversee and coordinate the planning, organizing, developing, implementing, and coordinating company-wide entertainment which includes special features, guest activities, supply procurement, group sales coordination, birthday parties, and team building. Manage the Kalahari Kids Member program, including the seasonal newsletter and daily/weekly schedule of activities.
Bachelor's degree in recreation management, marketing, entertainment promotion or related field preferred or two years relevant work experience preferred.
LICENSE/PERMITS REQUIRED: Valid driver's license required.
REQUIRED SKILLS: General knowledge of recreation management, entertainment promotion, and implementation for all ages preferred. Skilled in oral and written communication is required. Advanced marketing, advertising, and art skills are extremely helpful but not required. Public speaking skills are desirable.
KNOWLEDGE OF COMPUTER HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE:
Possess excellent basic math skills and have the ability to operate a cash register or POS System.
PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
5+ years of management experience in hotel, resort or recreation program environment.
Possible work exerting up to 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours). Ability to work weekends, evenings, holidays and extended hours.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & FUNCTIONS
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
The latest and greatest of Kalahari's family of authentically African themed waterpark resorts and convention centers is now open - Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, in Pocono Mountains, Pennsylvania!
Experience the 100,000 sq. ft. Indoor Waterparkfeaturing a retractable roof, stand-up surfing or body boarding on the FlowRider, the twists and turns of the Anaconda and Swahili Swirl waterslides, relaxing lazy river and indoor/outdoor family hot tub, tons of activities for the little ones and much, much more!
Settle into one of our 457 beautifully appointed guest Rooms & Suites, take in one of our many incredible Dining options, enjoy the fast-paced action in the Family Entertainment Center, or rejuvenate at Spa Kalahari and Salon.
The Convention Center at Kalahari features 65,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space for events both large and small, along with award-winning catering and state-of-the-art technology to make your next event unforgettable.
We promise to deliver products and services beyond expectations.
We understand recruiting as a mission, with the individual as the most important element in the process. In mirroring the spirit of the brand, we promise authenticity, curiosity, honesty, timeliness, and follow-through. Whether a current opening exists or not, relationship building is critical to the success of our company.
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions is a team of enthusiastically-empowered and loyal hospitality experts with the combined passion of flawlessly executing the creation of family time and world class conventions.
Many of our associates have been given the tools to be a success and have built careers. Sixty-one percent of our leadership team has been promoted into their roles. As an employer-of-choice, we’ve held on to A-players that seek responsibility and want to learn.
Each day, from intern to executive, we’re empowered to push the boundaries of hospitality through positively affecting the guest experience in a for-profit environment. Questioning prior policy and strategy is routine, and each associate is required to not only be attentive to detail, but to dream and be curious about what could be.
Synergy, collaboration and the willingness to take risk is at the heart of our culture. We must continually embrace change, while remembering that welcoming each guest is what brought our brand to the forefront.