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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.

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