Addison offers the energy, vibrancy, entertainment, and commerce of a city – but all in a compact 4.4-square mile package that is friendly, safe, and easy to navigate. With nationally acclaimed special events, unique amenities, and more restaurants per capita than any town in the U.S., Addison is the destination in North Texas for great food, lodging, and fun!
The Town of Addison, within Dallas County and the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Metroplex, is easily accessible from numerous major roadways and is only 20-25 minutes from both DFW and Love Field Airports. The Town’s prime location makes it truly a destination community. Addison’s estimated population of 15,500 grows to nearly 125,000 daily.
Under the general direction of the Deputy City Manager, the Special Events Director develops, plans, executes and evaluates all festivals, events and community activities produced by or associated with the Town of Addison. Marquee events include Taste Addison, Addison Kaboom Town!, Summer Series, and Oktoberfest.
A bachelor’s degree is required, along with a minimum of five years of directly related supervisory experience in producing large-scale festivals and special events, preferably in a municipal or non-profit organization. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
The Town of Addison offers a highly competitive starting salary of $101,000+, depending on qualifications and experience, and an excellent benefits package.
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