Fairchild Live: Event Production Manager

New York City, New York (US)
Base + Benefits (Medical, Dental ,Vision & 401k)
Jun 12, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

Fairchild Live: Event Production Manager

Fairchild Live is hiring an Event Production Manager.  This Summits + Events division handles all events for WWD, Footwear News + Beauty Inc.

Fairchild Live’s parent company, Penske Media Corporation (PMC), is a leading digital media, publishing, and information services company founded in 2003.

The Event Production Manager is responsible for supporting the development and execution of events for Fairchild Live. The Fairchild Live team produces 12+ business to business conferences for senior level industry executives annually.

The position requires the following:

  • Work with production and AV in regards to stage setup and lighting
  • Plan logistics load-in with production company and manage all furniture rentals
  • Liaise with the editorial team on needs for each event
  • Set, communicate and maintain timelines and priorities on event programs
  • Work closely with the entire events team to carry out the look and feel, branding and event strategy for all event elements
  • Liaise with internal team regarding special events including seating, RSVP process and follow up
  • Conduct consistent venue research for conference locations and private events
  • Provide post event analysis, budget recaps, internal and client feedback
  • Keep reviewing event trends and event vendors; build a large arsenal of contacts
  • Budget creation, submission and reconciliation with the finance team


  • 4+ years of experience in event production
  • Extremely organized and punctual
  • Creative thinker with strong hands-on experience in planning
  • Can-do and solution oriented attitude

About Fairchild Media:

Fairchild Media (WWD, Beauty Inc, M, FN, Summits) is the leading source of fashion news and analysis for industry leaders and the global fashion community.  Our brands deliver the most immediate, credible and comprehensive coverage from the most trusted voices in fashion journalism.  Farichild Media fuels the business decisions of industry executives and satisfies the passions of the truly fashion-obsessed worldwide.

Fairchild Media’s parent company, Penske Media Corporation (PMC), is a leading digital media company, publishing, and information Services Company founded in 2003.

About PMC:

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 180 million and empowers more than 1 million global CEOs and business thought-leaders in markets that impact the world. Our dynamic events, data services, and rich content entertain and educate today’s fashion, retail, beauty, entertainment and lifestyle sectors. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global influencers are informed, connected, and inspired. To learn more about PMC and its iconic brands, visit www.pmc.com.