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Recreation Supervisor for Programming & Events

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City of Blue Ash, Ohio
January 20, 2020
Blue Ash, Ohio, Ohio
Job Type
Deadline to Apply
Hourly Wage
23.85 - 37.06


The City of Blue Ash is accepting applications to fill a Full-Time position of RECREATION SUPERVISOR for PROGRAMMING & EVENTS.

The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for administrative, supervisory and hands on work in the planning, development and operations of the Programming and Events Division of the City of Blue Ash Recreation Department.  Areas of focus include, but are not limited to budget management, event sponsorship, marketing plan development/execution, concert series coordination/implementation.  Candidate should have a strong background in multiple focus areas and a willingness to develop other necessary skills.


  • Responsible for management of all Programming and Event team members.
  • Identify staff development and training needs and ensure those needs are met through regular staff meetings, trainings and effective staff evaluations.
  • Prepare and manage annual budget for Programming and Events including all contractual and operational elements.
  •  Create and implement a dynamic marketing plan for all City of Blue Ash programs and events.
  • Perform public relation duties; respond to concerns; prepare news releases, information and marketing bulletins or other publicity on recreation activities; identify and meet the recreational needs of diverse community groups.
  • Meet and/or exceed annual sponsorship goals by maintaining current relationships and targeting new sponsorships for City of Blue Ash programs and events.
  • Assist staff in continual growth and development of all programs and events that include but are not limited to Farmer's Market, Summer Concert Series, SummitFest Country Music Festival, Fourth of July Celebration, and Summit Park Ice Rink Operations.
  • Assist staff in obtaining applicable liability insurance and contracts from all programming and event instructors, vendors and artists.
  •  Assist staff in providing support to all Summit Park facility rentals.
  • Preserve excellent levels of internal and external customer service emphasizing strong communication, motivation and teamwork.
  • Develop and enforce policies and procedures in relation to work policies, customer service expectations and health & safety standards.
  • Willingness to complete all additional tasks assigned by supervisor.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:
Bachelors Degree in a field closely related to one of the following: Recreation, Event Planning, Marketing, Production or Communication. Four (4) years of experience in the event planning and/or recreation programming, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Working knowledge of recreation programs and their management; working knowledge of the music and events industry; working knowledge of audio visual production; working knowledge of current sales and marketing practices; working knowledge of sponsorship retention and acquisition practices; working knowledge of modern office and bookkeeping procedures.
• Ability to organize and direct programs; ability to work night shifts; ability to work weekends; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
• Possess a strong interest in learning all aspects of Recreation and City Services as it relates to the importance of citywide employee involvement to the success of all programs and events.
• Demonstrate positive leadership, sound judgment and the ability to adapt to new situations.

How to Apply

Apply online at The City of Blue Ash is an EEO/ADA Employer.

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