Event Manager

Event Manager


Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166

Job Location

Tarboro Campus


$40,000 - $50,000


State benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, April 23, 2021
Closes: Friday, May 14, 2021

Target Start Date

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

39 hours per week, flexible schedule needed depending on events

Reports to

VP of Administration/CFO

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Performing Arts, or a related field and two years of work experience in event management and administration. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic and possess an artistic vision, excellent communication skills and computer skills, and a passion to promote the mission and vision of the College.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Performing Arts, or a related field and five years of related work experience in event management and administration; practical experience in contract negotiation; experience in various sound, mixing, and lighting applications.

Position Description


Responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of Keihin Auditorium, Atrium and Box Office, and other facility rentals, including preparing contracts, scheduling and use.

Maintain ECC-Event Calendar for scheduled events in McIntyre and Keihin Auditoriums, Mobley Atrium, Cummins Conference Room, and kitchen.

Make recommendations for procurement and maintenance of house equipment and necessary materials for success of the facility.

Plan, develop, schedule, and promote the Edgecombe Performance Series and Keihin Auditorium for the benefit of Edgecombe County citizens that represent diverse audiences.

Advertise the Performance Series through various avenues including, but not limited to, the college website, brochures, area newspapers, and radio and television ads.

Identify and cultivate prospective donors, seek grant funding, and solicit corporate gifts.

Handle the logistical needs for all events including, but not limited to, lights, sound, set up, custodial services, and security.

Negotiate with agents of performers and oversee all artist contracts.

Act as liaison between booking agents, performers, and technical staff for events held.

Schedule, coordinate, and maintain a technical crew for events.

Complete rental contracts for the Keihin Auditorium, Mobley Atrium, Cummins Conference Room (152), Kitchen, and Center for Innovation Multi-purpose Room.

Monitor budget and expenditures of facility rentals and Performing Arts.

Monitor content on the college website and update as needed for the Performances Series and facility rentals.

How to Apply

Please apply using your online application at:



Job Post Contact

Susan Barkalow, Director of Human Resources Edgecombe Community College 2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886 barkalows@edgecombe.edu