CCMC currently has a part-time Lifestyle Associate position at Hill Country Retreat in San Antonio, TX.
The Lifestyle Associate is responsible for assisting the Lifestyle Director in planning, coordinating, organizing, promoting, marketing, implementing and supervising all community events and classes for the residents of the Hill Country Retreat Community Association.
The position of Lifestyle Associate is not a desk job. Many events are held on weekends, evenings and holidays. The Lifestyle Associate should be available to plan, coordinate and attend the various functions and trips, purchase supplies, preview entertainment and evaluate locations. The success of the Lifestyle Associate cannot be quantified in on-site desk hours, but rather in quality of the overall program, and the quantity and satisfaction of the residents participating in the programs.
Responsibilities include developing, promoting and executing a full complement of events for the active adult community including shows, dances, day trips, overnight trips, classes, seminars, activities, presentations and special events; planning and promoting special events; maintaining a broad information pool of local entertainment venues, sightseeing locations, restaurants, sporting and cultural sights; negotiating and signing contracts with entertainment, instructors, speakers, vendors and caterers; serving as a resource for residents in party and meeting planning by providing room scheduling and event information, as well as catering and entertainment resources; developing promotional strategies for in-house and off-site events, to include writing articles, delegating job responsibilities, producing flyers, maintaining bulletin boards, and sign-up sheets; organizing, editing, producing and distributing a monthly community newsletter; including articles, advertisements, calendars and schedule of events; administering and updating community website on a daily basis; coordinating room set up schedule; scheduling rentals including coordination of room set ups, outside vendors, entertainment and catering; and acting as primary back up for Lifestyle Director and assisting in various administrative duties.
The Lifestyle Associate should be physically able to assist in event set-up and break down and the ability to stand for extended periods of time. Must also be able to work nights, weekends and holidays. Hours will vary depending on the assigned duties.
The ideal candidate will have strong communication and managerial skills, familiarity with recreation needs of the active adult community and the ability to meet those needs with an extensive agenda of activities. Must be computer literate with at least five years of experience with Microsoft Office. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as basic reasoning and mathematical skills. Must be able to meet strict deadlines with a moderate to high sense of urgency and have the ability to work within a defined budget. Must thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to jump from task to task as needed. Must be able to work closely with other staff members, departments of the Community Association and employees of CCMC. Must be a self-starter in need of minimal supervision, must be organized and detail-oriented and must portray a positive, customer-service oriented attitude.
Texas hill country’s rolling terrain, majestic trees, and sweeping views make a natural setting for a Del Webb community for active adults age 55 and better. This beautiful area of San Antonio boasts amazing views of wildlife meandering through the lush, natural landscaping of the hills. From the moment you drive past the cascading waterfalls and mature oak trees at the entrance you will feel like you are entering your own private resort.
The Resort, a 28,000 square foot community center, offers state-of-the-art fitness, an indoor pool with a walking track, and more. Outside you’ll meet neighbors at the pool, on tennis and bocce courts, or along the network of walking trails winding through vast conservation areas.