The Club at Savannah Quarters in Pooler-Savannah, Georgia seeks a creative professional to provide direction and focus on all Activities components of the community designed to enrich the quality of life and enhance the vibrancy of the community for residents. The "Director of Fun" is responsible for assisting with special events, workshops, classes, communications, and connecting residents throughout the Savannah Quarters community. The ideal candidate will have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. The successful candidate will be extremely well prepared and have the ability to actively multi-task in many different areas. A degree & experience in recreation, hospitality, sales or communication field is preferred or experience in planning charitable events or company social calendars.
Key Responsibilities for the Director of Fun:
Plans, coordinates, and implements programs, classes and special community-wide events that promote a healthy, active lifestyle.
Develops and manages activities budget providing recommendations to the Executive Leadership Team.
Acts as main point of contact for all member social events including creating all event orders, event marketing, invitations, menu selection, RSVPs, billing coordination and onsite representative to ensure the consistent delivery of high quality programs.
Coordinates and develops an effective volunteer program by networking with community organizations, businesses, schools and individuals within Savannah Quarters and the greater community.
Host seminars and events, including specialists where applicable to build and encourage resident wellness and awareness in areas such as health, finance, history, social media etc.
Creates and distributes all regular resident member correspondence including but not limited to: monthly member newsletter, club announcements, seasonal procedural announcements, club flyers, signage, and calendars, promotions, events, etc.
Acts as primary owner for all member website and social media duties; responsibilities include updated and creation of online content, distribution of communication, tracking member activity and collecting member feedback.
Maintains electronic membership database and hard files. Tracks resident participation numbers to measure activity success and develop communitywide metrics.
Welcomes new residents to the community and perform new resident member orientation.
Assists sales team with prospects, sharing the energy of all the community activities.
Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays required.
Regular and reliable attendance
Performs other duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications for the Director of Fun:
A degree in recreation, hospitality, sales or communication field is preferred and/or practical experience in planning charitable events or company social calendars. A minimum 5 years' experience in coordinating and promoting recreational activities and programs, volunteer programs and or fund raising events.
Prior experience with private club residential community a plus.
Should possess general knowledge of skills defined within content of job description along with the body of information required with respect to computer systems and software, registration processes, policies and procedures, equipment, materials and products etc.
Public Speaking skills are important to the effectiveness of this position. Highly effective interpersonal skills, problem solving abilities, and advanced communication skills a plus. Must be able to organize, participate and direct in-community event set-ups.
Should possess a high level of energy, social skills, initiative, enthusiasm, and cooperation, and exercise good judgment and discretion. Ideal candidate will be outgoing and welcoming.
Will be accountable for individual performance, the work of others, equipment, supplies, product quality and safety.
Troon Golf, L.L.C.