Red Velvet Events, Inc.

Facilities Specialist

Location

Austin, TX

Type

Full Time

Being in Operations at Red Velvet Events as our Facilities Specialist is more than just providing operational support to our hardworking team. You will get to experience so much in a brief amount of time in various areas – not just facilities coordination, but also sales, marketing, accounting, IT, creative, event planning, etc.  If you love the adrenaline of working in a fast-paced, agile and high-rewards work environment, then this is the place to be.  Please read on for the key job responsibilities and requirements.

 

RESPONSIBLITIES INCLUDE:

  • Surface potential sublease candidates for unused/underutilized space and serve as building owners’ representative in marketing and showing the space to potential sublease candidates; serve as primary liaison and building owners’ representative with any sublease tenants, as needed.
  • Serve as primary liaison with all building service providers/suppliers, including but not limited to IT/network/VOIP phone support, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, janitorial, recycling/trash hauling, landscapers, handymen, etc.
  • Ensure service provider/supplier quality is up to building owners’ standards and recommend/establish new service provider/supplier relationships as needed to maintain a high level of quality.
  • Conduct all office opening and closing procedures
  • Ensure that common office and storage areas are maintained and remain orderly
  • Maintain sufficient inventory of necessary office and kitchen supplies within established budgetary constraints
  • Work with Operations team to ensure proper coverage of reception, package/mail receipt, tracking and disbursement, guest greeting/tracking in an appointment-only office setting.
  • Work with Operations team on facilitating activities to bolster employee engagement.
  • Serve as a “utility infielder” to assist members of the Professional Services, Sales, and Operations teams as needed with various ongoing or ad hoc projects – large and small, online and offline – related to RVE’s event productions
  • Will work from RVE offices Monday through Friday from 8am to 6pm; will need to be available to work occasional early mornings, evenings and weekends to meet service providers for off-hours maintenance and/or repairs.

 

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE:

  • Must have 2-3 years of experience in a facilities coordination and/or oversight role; experience in a commercial setting a strong plus.
  • Technical Skills: must have extensive experience in MS Office Suite (especially Outlook and Excel), Google Drive, and DropBox; knowledge of Salesforce, Envoy, Harvest and Slack considered a plus
  • Must be highly skilled in negotiation, conflict management, budget management, and relationship management
  • Able to cope with and adapt to rapid change, and to navigate effectively through ambiguity
  • Able to communicate effectively and in an authentic manner in all channels (e-mail, phone and in-person)
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to make decisions based on critical thinking, problem solving, process knowledge, research, surveys, and trend analysis
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment
  • Interested in working in a start-up type environment

 

If you made it this far & are still interested, please submit your application and tell us what makes you ROCK as a Facilities Specialist! No phone calls please. We will respond to candidates who have qualified for the first round of interviews. 

 

DISCLAIMER: This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to confirm or be interpreted as a comprehensive summary of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.

 

Red Velvet Events is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Company Website: www.redvelvetevents.com

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