Event Marketing Manager
Austin Way magazine, a new must-read glossy magazine for the active Austin area resident or visitor, is looking for driven marketing/business development professionals who possess a passion for the market and all things Austin to join and help build a high performing team. The primary duties for this position include the following: •Utilize strong organizational skills, proactively manage event planning and implementation process for Austin Way, and work closely with the publisher on business development and sales support.•Work with the publisher and national marketing team to conceptualize and execute events for Austin Way that are aligned with Niche Media brand.•Support the sales team in order to drive the business and maximize the efficiency, productivity and success of the Austin Way team, including design & production of sales material and conceptualization of marketing/event integration opportunities for local clients.•Support Publisher in building relationships in the community that establish Austin Way and help meet revenue goals.•Develop and secure barter and non-traditional revenue (i.e. sponsorship) opportunities to generate revenue and displace costs.•Represent Austin Way & Niche Media at client and company events to build our business and work with photographers and PR firm to get images uploaded to website. •Manage event recap process, distributing all recaps to clients in a timely manner.•Develop and maintain a database of contacts (sponsorship, trade, comp list, etc.) for local events, scrubbing and updating regularly as needed.•Handle social media & web-related promotional duties for magazine as needed.•Assist in development and management of intern program.•Other projects and duties as assigned.The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:•Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or 2-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.•Prior experience with luxury brand products and clients preferred, ideally in the publishing industry.•Must be able to effectively interface directly with clients and prospects in a professional manner and diplomatically address all needs.•Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment are required.•Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as Gmail, is required.Successful candidates works well under pressure and thrive in a dynamic deadline driven, rapidly changing environment. This position will work independently and as part of a team.We offer a competitive compensation package, health benefits, 401(k) with company match and a generous Paid Time Off program.For immediate consideration, please send your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate "AW Event Marketing Manager" in the subject field. RESUMES WITHOUT SALARY REQUIREMENTS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. No phone calls please. Candidates under consideration will be contacted.