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National College Leadership Program - Kansas City

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19d ago

💼 Graduate Job

Kansas City

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  • You must be a college graduate with relevant experience, strong communication skills, leadership abilities, technical aptitude, and willingness to relocate. Training includes rotations, hands-on learning, instructor-led sessions, online courses, and certifications in various areas.
  • You will undergo a 5-month Manager in Training program to prepare for an operations, production, or sales manager role within Encore's network of venues across North America.

Graduate Job

Business, Operations & StrategyKansas City


  • The very core of Encore is our creative and skilled team members.
  • We create live-event solutions that connect and inspire people around the world. With a customer-first mindset and a hospitality focus, we have an unmatched breadth and depth of event production services to support our customers through every step in the event planning and management process.
  • With a global footprint reaching more than 20 countries, we have experienced tremendous growth in recent years, extending the solutions we provide customers to create in-person, virtual and hybrid event experiences.


  • Qualified candidates must possess the following background:
  • 4-year college graduate with a BA/BS degree required; preference for Hospitality, Business/Management, Communications, Event Management, Theater, or related field.
  • At least 1 year of related professional work experience or a combination of employment/internships. Prior experience in management, operations, technology and/or hospitality is a plus.
  • Strong interest in a management career with the opportunity for advancement and promotion.
  • Excellent communication, listening, and presentation skills.
  • Effective leadership abilities and customer satisfaction focus.
  • Technical aptitude demonstrated through interest and exposure to new technology.
  • Ability to work at a hotel location within major metro markets.
  • Willingness to relocate within the US. Flexibility is important.
  • Training:
  • Rotations through both the Operation and Sales functions.
  • Hands-on learning in venues alongside our field leaders.
  • Instructor-led training conducted at the corporate office in Chicago, IL.
  • Flexibility to relocate during training and for full-time placement.
  • Certifications through online courses from the following ENCORE University Academies – Leadership, Technical, Operations, Sales, and Service.
  • Competencies:
  • Deliver World Class Service
  • Hospitality
  • Ownership
  • Do The Right Thing:
  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness
  • Drive Results:
  • Ensures Accountability
  • See The Big Picture:
  • Decision Quality
  • Manages Complexity
  • Value People:
  • Collaborates

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy


  • As we continue to expand, Encore is seeking individuals interested in a career in operations management or sales throughout North America. Our National College Leadership Program typically starts in June or July, and we are accepting applications where you can “Make Your Moment”. Upon successful completion of the 5-month Manager in Training program, individuals will be prepared for immediate placement into an operations, production, or sales manager role within our nationwide network of 2,100 venues including luxury hotels, casinos, and conference center properties.


Work type

Full time

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Kansas City