Salary: $48,204.00 – $59,071.00 Annually
Location: CO 80138, CO
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Cultural Department
Job Number: 1034-22
Closing: 1/18/2022 5:00 PM Mountain
  • This position oversees all aspects of event planning and day of execution for existing Parker Arts education, development and gallery events as well as developing new programs and events.

Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

  • For more information on job functions, requirements and a full list of essential qualifications, please view the full job descriptions available on the employment page of the Town of Parker website, under the ‘Job Descriptions’ link.
  • Essential Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in hospitality, event management, community programming, or a related field is preferred.  1-3 (one to three) years’ experience in event planning with some supervisory experience preferred.  Grant writing experience and experience with partnering with sponsors on events preferred.


  • Ability to successfully complete a pre-employment background check.
  • Knowledge of modern event-planning best practices.
  • Skill in the provision of customer service.
  • Skill in time management.
  • Skill in written and verbal communication.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Town officials, community organizations, the public, promoters, coworkers, and supervisors.
  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public in answering questions and handling difficult complaints.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to work under and adhere to deadlines, even under stressful or difficult situations.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evening and weekend hours as required. Holiday work may be required.
  • Organization, Event Planning Experience, Team Management Experience, Time-Management, Attention to Detail, Ability to plan more than one event at once, Team-Oriented, Strong Written and Verbal Communication, Vendor and Entertainment Research, ability to work independently, Enthusiasm, Flexibility.

Additional Information

Full salary range for is:  $48,204 – $69,938

Full-time benefits include:   Medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, life and AD&D insurance, voluntary term life insurance, 401(a) retirement plan, 457 retirement plan, holiday pay, vacation, sick leave, educational assistance program, employee assistance program and a family membership to the Parker Recreation Center and/or Field House. Benefits are subject to the terms and conditions of those plans and the summary plan descriptions, which are subject to annual budget and appropriations by Town Council.

Please contact with questions regarding this position.

The Town of Parker is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Town of Parker
20120 E MainstreetParker, Colorado, 80138