Wonder Entertainment Inc. Seasonal Event Manager Morrison, CO · Full time

Seasonal Event Manager


Christmas in Color, presented by Wonder Entertainment, seeks an EVENT MANAGER to help lead an event crew and manage an interactive Christmas drive-thru light show display. The event will be held at the Bandimere racetrack in Morrison, CO.  

Christmas in Color is looking to hire a motivated Event Manager that is skilled, self-starter, and has a positive attitude to contribute to this event's success! As the Event Manager, your primary responsibilities will be to lead and direct an event staff of 10-15 team members, Make sure all on-site operations are managed in a safe and efficient manner that provides guests with a positive experience. 

Duties include any of the following categories but are not limited to:

Operational Responsibilities   

  • Demonstrate a passion for Entertainment Production by showcasing exceptional leadership, problem solving, and decision-making skills in an immersive entertainment and theme park setting
  • Hire, train, and schedule event staff according to Christmas in Color Staffing plans
  • Meet all quality goals for the event in the areas of safety, guest service, efficiency, and appearance
  • Able to work under pressure and execute sound decisions, emergency actions plans, and evacuation procedures if necessary
  • Represent the Christmas in Color identity professionally
  • Ensure that all labor laws, safety protocols and company policies are followed at all times
  • Work outdoors in varying weather conditions. Including rain, wind and possible snow
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs
  • Liaison between the Director of Experience and assigned Park regarding site issues, incidents, and Staff experience 
  • Perform management opening and closing procedures while also ensuring those procedures for all Park Operations Associates are completed efficiently and safely 
  • Able to perform all Park positions in the case of providing a break, teaching a new team member and/or covering for a Park Operations Associate
  • Be the final contact in handling any guest issues during the event that other team members may be struggling with
  • Stay in communication with the Director of Experience, Guest Relations Team, and fellow Park Managers throughout nightly shows and the overall season to produce a seamless and high-quality experience for our Guests

Administrative Duties

  • Financial management including budget tracking, cost control, labor forecasting, and payroll
  • Responsible for onboarding paperwork of all on-site employees, including build and tech staff
  • Schedules for hourly event staff to be completed weekly
  • Updating daily reports, inspection checklists, and other critical documents as needed
  • Responsible for conducting training related to safety and guest service
  • Perform some administrative duties alongside the Regional Manager, such as pulling ticket statistics, filling out daily phase sheets, and completing show production reports

Experience Required

  • Previous experience managing a fast paced event
  • Minimum of two years experience in event management, project management, event planning, customer service management or related field. 
  • Must be comfortable in hiring and managing a Team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication with high-level organization skills
  • Experience in Customer Service and communicating with a Ticketing/Guest Relations Team
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in coordinating teams and executing multi-faceted plans, including contingency plans
  • Proven conflict resolution and professionalism skills with customers and team members

 Job Requirements

  • Strong communication, teambuilding, and influencing skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, with high expectations
  • Minimum 18 years of age or older
  • Physical demands: Able to stand/walk for the duration of a 6-8+ hour shift in all weather conditions
  • Be able to lift 50lbs
  • Able to use personal electronic devices, including a computer and cell phone to perform administrative duties
  • Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors (hot and cold weather conditions)
  • Must be available to work evening shifts, weekends and holidays
  • Have a love for leadership and producing immersive experiences!

Benefits Include:

  • Wide pay range and opportunities for advancement
  • Free tickets for Christmas in Color


Pay Range: $20-$25

Position Located in Morrison, CO

Employment Begins:

Nov. 1st

Employment length:

  2-3 months

Typical start time:

 Pre-Event Set-up (daytime hours) (In-Event 4-10:30pm) Times may vary.

Typical hours per week:

  10-50 hrs. (Overtime is Possible)


$20 - $25 per hour