Events Manager, QuartzLIVE
Job DescriptionQuartz 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 underwritersoInternal executives and staffoRelevant speakers and other program participantsoVendors 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 measuresCharacteristics 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 experienceCore 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 metabolismAtlantic Media Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.