Events Manager, QuartzLIVE

Location
New York
Posted
Dec 10, 2012
Closes
Jan 09, 2013
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Job Description
Quartz seeks a highly motivated, entrepreneurial professional to execute domestic and international events and conferences as part of its growing live events business. The ideal QuartzLIVE Events Manager will have 3-5 years previous event management experience, preferably in a high-velocity, bottom-line focused industry and with international and/or business media experience.

Responsibilities Include:

• Plan and execute events ranging in size from intimate dinners to large-scale, multi-day conferences, domestically and internationally
• Own the logistics and overall management for all assigned events as well as the related day-to-day communications with:

oEvent underwriters
oInternal executives and staff
oRelevant speakers and other program participants
oVendors and other external partners

• Develop and recruit program audiences to meet event specifications through detailed organizational research, overseeing of invitation deployment, and high-touch phone and email communication
• Meet or exceed budgetary goals through vendor contract negotiation and other creative cost efficacy measures

Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate Include:

• Superior knowledge of global and national issues, with particular focus in business; acute understanding of the key players within these issue areas, required, and existing relationships and contacts within these fields, preferred
• Meticulous attention to details and superior organizational skills
• The ability to manage complex and fast-changing program elements and prioritize effectively in response
• Creative and strategic thinking with emphasis on customer service to meet client objectives for an event
• Ability to forge strong relationships with clients and strategic partners
• Persuasive communication skills and self-possession in presentation
• Effective negotiation skills and the ability to understand and negotiate contracts
• Flexibility and ability to push through indecision and ambiguity to deliver results
• Entrepreneurial spirit, track record of initiative, and ownership of work
• True service ethic, spirit of generosity, and gracious sense of humor
• Highest proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, notably Microsoft Excel
• 3-5 years of relevant experience

Core Attributes:

• Atlantic Media recruits for two personal attributes in its candidates. The first is force of intellect - reflected in discipline and rigor of thought as manifested, often, in exceptional academic performance. The second is a personal spirit of generosity - a natural disposition towards service and selfless conduct
• Adaptable and willing to approach tasks with velocity and a high metabolism

Atlantic Media Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.