Wedding & Events Design Manager – Santa Barbara, CA

RMC, the world’s most innovative Destination Management Company, is searching for a Wedding & Events Design Manager. This is an exceptional opportunity for someone to establish a career with this premier organization. 

The position will be based in Santa Barbara, CA and will serve our client base from Santa Barbara up to Napa/Sonoma as needed.

We are interested in candidates who are looking for long term employment and an opportunity to progress in your career.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the sales, contracting, and on-site/day-of execution of weddings and events
  • Prospect, respond to RFPs, and follow up leads from existing clients and hotel partners
  • Develop creative client proposals to showcase unique and cutting-edge event design
  • Building and maintaining relationships with vendor partners
  • Negotiating and contracting for spaces and services
  • Manage all day-off and business closing activities

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; General Studies, Management, or Hospitality Field or any other field which displays a business management or organizational acumen or a combination of experience and education
  • Minimum 3 years of wedding and event management experience
  • A creative and strong eye for design, including venue layout, table design, floral arrangements, etc.
  • Knowledge of event planning and top design trends
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to negotiate with clients and vendors

Compensation / Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation plan
  • Excellent benefit package offered
  • EEOC Employer

Interested candidates should supply a digital portfolio link or samples of design work.           

Job Application Form

  • Accepted file types: pdf.