Posted: 9/18/2013 | Expires: 10/18/2013
Location: New York
Category: Social Media, Technology
Duration: Full Time
mediabistro.com's events department is a dynamic, creative work environment. It is growing quickly and, as a result, is a perfect fit for someone ultra-motivated in the rewards of work. This role serves as the first step into a career in Event/Conference Marketing and Planning.Mediabistro.com is dedicated to enhancing the careers of media professionals at all levels. Mediabistro.com is the premier career, community, and content resource for media professionals. Job Summary: Provide marketing, web production, and logistical support for conferences and events.Job Responsibilities:•Create, maintain, and edit event websites in Dreamweaver•Set up and manage online event registration system•Contribute to social media marketing, including Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn•Contribute to writing and editing marketing copy for websites, emails, and collateral•Edit event sites and materials for mediabistro style, consistency, and voice•Research venues and negotiate contracts for cocktail parties•Create event show guide•Work with sponsorship sales to create sales kits for events•Support research and execution of marketing partnerships•Maintain booking pattern and retention analyses•Coordinate mediabistro presence and promotion on site at events•Research additional social networking and marketing outletsQualifications:•Ideal candidate has a passion for event planning and marketing•Excellent copy editing and writing skills•Fully proficient in the Microsoft Office suite•Experience with Dreamweaver is a plus•Comfort and interest in new social media platforms and online tools•Highly organized, self-motivated, and driven•Outgoing personality in person and on phone•Able to stay calm under pressure•Flexibility to work at evening events on a weekly basis•Travel may be required up to 10% of the time•Bachelor’s degreePlease submit a tailored cover letter and resume. Applications without a cover letter specifically tailored to this position will be discarded. NO PHONE CALLS.Please submit a tailored cover letter and resume. Applications without a cover letter specifically tailored to this position will be discarded. NO PHONE CALLS.