Event Director, MLOA

New York
Dec 06, 2012
Jan 05, 2013
Mr. Miles Merwin
Inc. seeks a creative, detail-oriented Event Director for a maternity-leave position starting at the beginning of January and running through mid-April 2013. Reporting to the Publisher,the Event Director manages a team of 4 Event Managers to execute national conferences and sponsor-driven custom events as well as 2 Event Logistic Planners and 2 Content Producers. The role includes developing program content, managing a production timeline, tracking event budgets and managing event logistics.

Job Responsibiities Include: Manage the workflow of the Event team--assign tasks and provide overall business and project management direction, final budgetary approval; Work with Sales to develop custom events or custom programs at conferences for sponsors; Oversee the logistics work on the conferences--AV, food and beverage, housing, etc.; Oversee the program development-conference themes, speaker invitations and manage the challenging task of hiring high profile speakers on a limited budget; Work with Account management team to execute custom event programs for clients; Manage and reconcile monthly budgets; Travel to at least one event, April 10-12 in New Orleans.

College degree
10+ years of conference, meetings, events, or tradeshows [experience not limited to the publishing industry];
Conference program experience a plus;
Creative strategizing and organizational skills;
Excellent written and oral communication;
Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office required.

For immediate consideration please e-mail your cover letter and resume to mmerwin@mansueto.com

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