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Brand Experiences Manager

Location: Tasting Table Headquarters in Soho, Manhattan, New York

Tasting Table has an immediate opening for an experienced events manager to join our Brand Experiences team in our New York City office. Reporting into the Brand Experiences Director, this manager will work collaboratively with sales and marketing to lead the execution and measurement of integrated marketing activations, brand events (including TT's tentpole The Lobster Rumble) and partner promotions. Responsibilities include budget management, day-to-day client management and consumer marketing efforts (PR, barter, social, etc). This full-time position requires a high degree of organizational and project management skills and a positive, pro-active attitude with obsessive attention to detail. Please note, this role requires a minimum of 4 years of event/project management experience. Motivation, resourcefulness and enthusiasm are musts.

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Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day aspects of sponsored events/programs including: logistics, budgets, contract negotiation, restaurant recruitment, chef talent recruitment, ticket sales, event promotion and marketing, social media, vendor relations, sponsor coordination, on-site production, digital/printed collateral and post project recaps/surveys
  • Liaise with sponsors to ensure all sponsorship benefits are being delivered
  • Ensure brand consistency and quality control across all programming (both company and sponsored)
  • Work with multiple TT departments to coordinate event-related social media strategy, art and tech elements as required by a program
  • Maintain a database of venues, vendors, restaurants and chefs across the country
  • Ideate new and inventive ways to bring brands to life at events
  • Manage event budgets and timelines
  • Establish SOPs and create optimizations and efficiencies across process and budget
  • Participate in brainstorms with sales and marketing teams to create innovative experiences for our partners

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 4-6 years of experience in event planning/project management
  • Positive attitude, personable and energetic
  • Ability to work as a team player and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • A proven ability to implement an event from concept to completion, paying close attention to details while never losing sight of the big picture
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage and negotiate budgets
  • Strong project management skills and ability to adhere to deadlines
  • Working knowledge of the national food scene including chefs, restaurants and food trends is preferred
  • Advanced computer knowledge (Mac experience preferred), including google docs, pages, keynote and photoshop

 

If we think you may be a fit, we will contact you for an interview. Due to the high volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to every inquiry. Please, no recruiters. Thank you for your interest in Tasting Table!


Senior Editor

Location: Tasting Table Headquarters in Soho, Manhattan, New York

Tasting Table has an immediate opening for an experienced editor/writer to work out of our New York City office. The senior editor will be responsible for assigning and editing national epicurean content for our web site, social channels and in our daily emails, as well as writing features and shorter stories. Working alongside our Editor-in-Chief and Executive Editor, this editor will be responsible for shaping and facilitating engaging content across all of our verticals (dining, wine, cocktails, cooking, entertaining, culinary travel and more). Please note that this role requires extensive food writing and editing experience at a major publication.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and managing a team of freelancers who are able to pitch, write and produce high-quality, useful epicurean content on a daily basis
  • Assessing pitches, assigning stories, and managing all aspects of the editing process from ideation through publication to eventual performance analysis—creating a virtuous cycle with the best freelancers to extend their relationship with Tasting Table while constantly trying out promising new writers
  • Top-editing all freelance content into a consistent Tasting Table style and sensibility
  • Pitching and writing Tasting Table features across all of our verticals
  • Repackaging existing Tasting Table content into dynamic, clickable features
  • Overseeing social-forward content with the goal to drive engagement and page views
  • Participating in editorial team meetings, brainstorms, tastings, etc. as required
  • Managing a network of contacts, publicists, tipsters and industry friends who help to keep you abreast of the coolest, newest happenings in the food and drink space
  • Produce special content packages as required

 

Qualifications:

  • At least 7 years experience in food media
  • Proven experience editing a high volume of food related content
  • Intelligent, agile writer who can write sharp headlines and copy
  • Wide breadth of knowledge about food and drink across cuisines
  • High taste level and ability to know a great idea when you see it
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Graceful under pressure while multi-tasking
  • Familiarity with editing recipes
  • Mac savvy / generally "digitally minded"
  • Fun, funny, easygoing but deadline-driven and committed to delivering on time and beyond expectation

 

To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to senioreditor@tastingtable.com. If we think you may be a fit, we will contact you for an interview. 


Part-Time Graphic Designer

Location: Tasting Table Headquarters in Soho, Manhattan, New York

Tasting Table is looking for a part-time Graphic Designer to work with our team at our New York City headquarters. This person will be able to commit up to 20 hours a week under the direction of our Graphic Designer and Director of Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Design marketing proposals, editorial features, event print collateral, responsive microsites, and ad banners
  • Research and present current design, advertising and marketing trends
  • Collaborate and communicate with all departments
  • Review and implement feedback quickly and confidently while giving design recommendations

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong portfolio, resume, and cover letter showing a range of style and technique
  • BFA in Communication Design/Graphic Design or equivalent degree
  • 2 years of experience
  • Organized, creative, self-starter, good sense of humor, clear communication skills
  • Strong understanding of typography, hierarchy, composition
  • Strong skills in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Pages, Keynote (must use a Mac)
  • UI/UX design, photo retouching, illustration, infographics, and HTML/CSS skills appreciated
  • Interested in the digital food and drink space and digital media

 

To apply, please send a link to your portfolio and your resume to graphicdesigner@tastingtable.com. If we feel that you may be a fit, we will contact you for an interview. Please, no recruiters.


Brand Experiences Intern

Location: Tasting Table Headquarters in Soho, Manhattan, New York

TastingTable.com is looking for an energetic intern to work in our Brand Experiences 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 to at least 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
  • Assist in the execution of our large scale events including inventory management and communication with vendors
  • 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

 

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 form: https://goo.gl/J8jLAk. If we think you might be a good fit we will contact you.