Events Manager | Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards • Hector, NY

Job Title:  Events Manager

Job Overview: The Events Manager plans, organizes and supports onsite and offsite events sponsored and/or hosted by Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards (Hector, N.Y.) and Hazlitt Red Cat Cellars (Naples, N.Y.). The ideal candidate will execute events to the highest standards and increase Hazlitt 1852 Vineyards’ presence in all markets. Customer focus and attention to detail is essential.

Full-time: (40 hours/week average).
Wage commensurate with experience.

Essential Functions of this Job:

  • Represent Hazlitt at onsite and offsite events with professionalism and style
  • Work with Tasting Room Managers and Director of Marketing to develop creative ideas for new onsite events that will increase awareness of the Hazlitt experience
  • Review requests for participation in festivals and outside tasting events, file necessary participation forms, obtain required insurance certificates and permits, and any other pertinent information to meet participant requirements
  • Ensure all offsite event vendors have proper permits, licensing and insurance
  • Update Tasting Room Managers and winery staff on the status of upcoming offsite events, assigning duties based on event needs and organizing/scheduling event staff
  • Manage planning and execution of events at both locations (Hector, NY and Naples, NY)
  • Assemble and prepare all goods and materials necessary to successfully manage events
  • Responsible for managing event staff and assisting with events from set up to break down
  • Maintain upkeep of event merchandise, signage and equipment
  • Ensure the winery and outside events are properly cleaned and organized before, during and after each event
  • File inventory, depletion and sales reports for all events
  • Create an events timeline to organize multiple event details and forward onto management as needed
  • Maintain an accurate and comprehensive database of all events, review each event for success and make recommendations for future involvement
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in event coordination in the hospitality field, ideally wine industry related
  • Possess excellent overall communication, organizational, and project management skills
  • Proven ability to work with multiple personality types while demonstrating excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrate high levels of leadership, initiative, creativity and flexibility
  • Proficient with MS Office (Outlook, Excel and Word)
  • Flexible work schedule will be required to execute the job function. Weekends, evenings and travel will be required

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