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Promotions Administrator

Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs Council Bluffs, IA

Job Description

Don't just work. Work Happy.


A career in gaming? At Ameristar Council Bluffs, we think you'll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.


An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

  • Responsible for providing guidance and daily supervision to promotions staff/function in the Marketing department.  Supports and administers operational goals and monitors achievements of performance and profit objectives.
  • Responsible for hiring and conducting reviews for marketing representative staff.
  • Adheres to scheduling and coordinates with manager any scheduling concerns, with attention to guest satisfaction.
  • Develops, coordinates and executes all retail promotions, direct mail promotions, and special events to target retail and database customers while supporting compliance to departmental budget.
  • Drafts and submits all Promotional Guidelines.
  • Supports the efforts and projects of the VP of Marketing and/or Marketing Manager as requested.
  • Coordinates internal support related to each special event, promotion, or entertainment for all appropriate departments.
  • Analyzes the effectiveness and success of promotions, special events, and entertainment and VIP parties.
  • Oversees budget and promotional expenditures relating to the marketing calendar function.
  • Enthusiastically supports, actively promotes, and demonstrates superior customer service in accordance with department and company standards and programs.  Ensures customer service standards are followed by all team members and addresses issues as they arise.
  • Responsible for ensuring the compliance with all regulatory compliance within area of responsibility and reporting potential issues to management. 
  • Maintains strict confidentiality in all departmental and company matters.
  • Assists the Marketing Manager on an as needed basis.

  • Associates Degree (A.A.) in marketing, finance or related area; or equivalent combination of education and experience. One year of administrative or special events/promotions experience required, preferably in Marketing
  • Must have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Must have technical proficiency and knowledge in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills; strong client interface and presentation skills preferred
  • Must have demonstrated ability to drive toward results
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Must have the ability to interact with guests, staff and colleagues and resolve problems and conflicts in a diplomatic and tactful manner

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES                                                           

This job will have supervisory responsibilities.

  • Responsible for staff development and training programs.
  • Evaluates team members within department and delivers constructive feedback to employees in regard to performance.
  • Determines recommendation for staffing (including interviewing and hiring) and scheduling (planning, assigning and directing work) to meet business needs.
  • Manages work procedures and expedites workflow.
  • Responsible for employee performance (disciplining, coaching, counseling).


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.



Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.



Employee must be able to qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state and local regulations including a Class C gaming license through the State of Iowa.


Must successfully complete TIPS training.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  The individual may encounter second-hand smoke.


Ameristar Casino Hotel reserves the right to make changes to this job description whenever necessary.

Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you'll enjoy a fun working environment.


Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what were about!

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.

Job Details

Date Posted April 4, 2020
Date Closes April 19, 2020
Requisition 2020-73216
Located In Council bluffs, IA
SOC Category 00-0000.00