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Communications Intern

Location: Tasting Table Headquarters in Soho, Manhattan, New York
Desired Start Date: Immediately

TastingTable.com is looking for an energetic intern to work in our Communications & Events department at our New York City headquarters. This paid internship will offer exposure to the fast-paced world of a digital start-up. Each intern will have a hand in the projects and tasks of the department including event production, public relations and social media.

Potential interns should be willing to commit 20 hours per week in our Soho office. This position requires obsessive attention to detail, excellent research and writing skills and a positive, go-getter attitude. Familiarity with Google products and Excel is a plus. Motivation, resourcefulness and enthusiasm are musts: Much of the projects are time-sensitive, so organization and time-management skills are essential to maintain efficiency.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in planning and execution of events in our Test Kitchen & Dining Room including vendor outreach, research, gift bag assembly and on-site event management.
  • Assist in the maintenance and management of our Test Kitchen including inventory and interfacing with our full time culinary staff.
  • Create event collateral in collaboration with TT graphic designers such as invitations, menus and signage.
  • Administrative tasks such as scheduling, mailings and expense reporting
  • Assist in execution of PR strategy including media list development and database management, drafting press materials and media monitoring
  • Assist in the execution of social media strategy across multiple platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram)

 

Qualifications:

  • STRONG attention to detail
  • A willingness to get your hands dirty and a can-do attitude
  • Energetic, personable and good-humored
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced computer knowledge (Mac experience preferred), including google docs, photoshop, pages, keynote, and general Internet savvy.
  • Ability to work as a team player and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • A self-starter mentality with a solid sense of judgement
  • 21 +

 

To apply, please fill out this survey. If we think you may be a fit, we will contact you.


Events Manager

Events Manager
Location: Tasting Table Headquarters in Soho, Manhattan, New York
Desired Start Date: Immediately

TastingTable.com has an immediate opening for an Events Manager. This position requires a HIGH DEGREE of organizational and communications skills, both written and oral in addition to a positive, pro-active attitude. The events manager reports to the Senior Events Manager and will serve a vital role in providing strategic support and coordination for all event efforts (advertorial/editorial/revenue generating), with a particular focus on overseeing marketing and sponsorships for three West-Coast event activations scheduled in September, October and November 2014.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Liaise with sponsors to ensure all sponsorship benefits are being delivered
  • Create and manage event budgets and revenues
  • Develop a robust marketing and PR strategy for each event activation
  • Oversee all day-to-day aspects of multiple events, including pre-event logistics, contract negotiation, event promotion & marketing, vendor relations, sponsor coordination, on-site execution and post project recaps and surveys
  • Create reports, presentations, recaps and proposals
  • Fulfill necessary administrative responsibilities, include meeting scheduling, travel planning, expense reporting and vendor payments
  • Participate in ongoing discussions with sales team to execute sponsor programs

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in event planning/management
  • EXCELLENT interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • STRONG attention to detail
  • Strong project management and budgeting skills
  • A proven ability to implement an event from concept to completion, paying close attention to every detail while meeting deadlines and budgets
  • A willingness to get your hands dirty
  • A keen eye for event design including marketing/promotional materials and all other event collateral
  • Energetic, personable and good-humored
  • Advanced computer knowledge (Mac experience preferred), including google docs, photoshop, pages, keynote, and general Internet savvy.
  • Ability to work as a team player and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • A self-starter mentality with a solid sense of judgement

 

To apply, please fill out this survey. If we think you may be a fit, we will contact you for an interview.

Thank you for your interest in Tasting Table!