Company Name:

ADWEEK

Location:

New York, New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Events Planner

Industry:

Events

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Associate

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted:

September 19, 2017

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Events Operations Director

Adweek is the leading source of news for marketing, media, and advertising professionals. Adweek’s events division is seeking some one to be the Operations Director. The ideal candidate possesses experience in live events and/or film and television production and is a detail oriented, proactive problem solver. 

Overview: Adweek Awards, Honors and Events

For 40 years, Adweek has been recognizing great leadership within the Brand Marketing Ecosystem through Awards, Honors and Events.  Recently the Events division is growing and developing new, franchise events for the community.  With this growing focus on events, Adweek is developing a formidable events team.

 

Responsibilities:

·         Plan, implement and manage event related vendors and activities throughout the entire event lifecycle. Including on-site management of venue, catering, audio/visual, and other event delivery partners (eg: catering, power, furniture and infrastructure) 

·         Book and manage external event and coordinate all training, briefing, and on-site management of staff during build, de-rig and live event phases 

·         Act as area manager on-site during events and oversee operations, vendors and other live event requirements 

·         Work cross departmentally to consolidate on-site requirements for all Adweek departments

·         Procure event infrastructure for back of house areas and maintain records of all vendor paperwork 

·         Manage all shipping logistics and inventory

·         Create event documentation including event operations plans, staff briefing packs, on-site management plans, and vendor schedules 

·         Assist in budget management and coordinate payment of vendor invoices 

·         Travel to event locations for site visits, planning meetings, and on-site execution 

 

Desired Skills and Experience

·         4-6 years’ experience in event operations and/or film and television production 

·         B.A. from a top-tier college or university 

·         Strong people management skills and ability to work across multiple teams 

·         Demonstrated ability to manage vendors, crew, and site on large scale productions 

·         Highly organized with a keen attention to detail (spreadsheets and checklists are your best friend) 

·         Ability to effectively and professionally communicate via phone, e-mail and face to face. Strong written and verbal communication skills 

·         Willingness to work long and sometimes irregular hours a must to include nights, holidays and weekends 

·         Willingness to travel approximately 25% of the time, but may be higher depending on event schedule 

·         Positive attitude, team player 

 

Compensation

·         Adweek LLC offers a compensation package that is commensurate with experience and abilities

 

Company Name:

ADWEEK

Location:

New York, New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Events Planner

Industry:

Events

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

Associate

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted:

September 19, 2017

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