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Event Manager


The Event Manager is responsible for oversight of all of WFF’s events, meetings, and programs. We are an event-driven organization, and we host 3-4 large events each year and many small events and meetings. The Event Manager is a full-time position and reports to the Executive Director.



  • Full event planning, production, and execution for all WFF events
  • Production calendars/planning task lists
  • Event Budgeting (creation, maintenance, management, final accounting)
  • Event Concepting & Creativity
  • Vendor Management (Sourcing, contracting, payments, performance)
  • Events & Programs Manager must be able to work some evenings/weekends based on the event schedule


Skills & Values

  • Self-starter who can take responsibility of events from start to finish
  • Excellent writing/communication skills
  • Team player; can work well with a small team
  • Solutions-oriented
  • Takes initiative
  • Mission-driven
  • Positive attitude
  • Strives for excellence/continuous improvement
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Treats others as they want to be treated
  • Openly accepts constructive feedback
  • Willing/able to adapt to change
  • Acknowledges when they don’t know something / not afraid to ask for help



  • 3-5 years of Event Production experience
  • Work with non-profits / non-profit events / auctions
  • Knowledge of the food & beverage industry is a plus



  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Health insurance coverage provided through a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plan via Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Generous PTO plus paid holidays


Submission Instructions

Please email your cover letter and resume to with the subject line: Event Manager submission. No calls, please. The submission deadline is Monday, August 15, 2022.


About the Wine & Food Foundation

The Wine & Food Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to invest in and cultivate the wine & food community through education, appreciation, and enjoyment. The Foundation aims to engage a community of wine-lovers and foodies through cutting–edge programming while raising money to support our mission.


We have a small team and an engaged Board of Directors invested in the success and future of the organization.