Events Manager

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Salary + generous benefits
Posted
Jul 01, 2019
Function
Production
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

The One Club for Creativity is seeking an Events Manager and Producer to oversee the logistics of all of its events. The person in this role will work closely with various departments and internal teams to determine the best direction for each event and work within parameters and budget constraints to select appropriate venues, vendors, staffing, production, food and beverage, etc.

Candidate must be highly organized, self-motivated, able to think creatively and adapt quickly, and great at multitasking.

Duties Include:

  • Scouting venues, booking and negotiating contracts and fees
  • Researching, hiring and managing all necessary vendors to make each event successful
  • Managing day-of event staff, including assigning individual responsibilities
  • Securing required permits for events
  • Serving as primary liaison for all hotels and venues
  • Organizing accommodations and transportation for award show judges and VIP guests
  • Creating floor plans and seating assignments for gala dinners
  • Developing and maintaining vendor relationships
  • Developing and managing production schedules and logistics
  • Negotiating One Club gallery space rental to potential clients
  • Managing event expenses and maintaining detailed expense reports for accounting department

Candidate Should:

  • Have extensive experience with small- and large-scale events
  • Think creatively about a variety of challenges and apply their organizational and managerial skills accordingly
  • Have extensive knowledge of onsite event needs
  • Be well versed in A/V and tech needs for events
  • Demonstrate a can-do positive attitude and be a proactive team player
  • Enjoy a collaborative environment
  • Be able to manage both within and across teams
  • Thrive under stressful situations and tight timelines
  • Have extensive knowledge of food and beverage
  • Be customer-service oriented

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 5 years of relevant event production and management experience
  • Proven track record of executing successful productions
  • Experience managing staff and vendors
  • Knowledge of Google suite 
  • CMP certification preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree

Equal Employment Opportunity
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. 

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