Rolling Stone: Associate Manager, Events

Penske Media Corporation, New York, NY USA

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Salary: Base + Benefits + 401-k

Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Duration: Full-Time

Rolling Stone: Associate Manager, Events

In 2021 Rolling Stone and Billboard merged to become the preeminent music content destination within PMC, Informally known as “The Music Group."

The Associate Manager of Events will be responsible for organizing and producing signature events for Rolling Stone, Billboard and Vibe as well as events surrounding key consumer and industry cultural moments for the brands. This position will work to develop the overall event experience, production budgets and handle logistics from start to finish for each event across the Live Media/Events team’s calendar.

In this role you must be resourceful, a creative thinker, and an experienced event marketing professional. You must have strong hands-on experience planning and executing events in a variety of formats including consumer facing, industry summits and forums and private sponsored events.

The position requires superior organization, negotiation, writing and communication skills, as well as being able to manage resources and budgets effectively and creatively. This position reports to the Senior Director, Events.


  • Consistently research new venues, event trends and event vendors; build upon arsenal of valuable event vendors and contacts as resources
  • Budget creation support, submission, and reconciliation with Finance teams
  • Set, communicate and maintain timelines and priorities on event programs
  • Liaise with design team to create and implement all look and feel; coordinate all on-site event design elements
  • Liaise with PR, Sponsor and Attendee teams to handle invitation correspondence and registration.
  • Assist in development of branded sponsor integrations including proprietary events from concept to execution including venue sourcing, catering, and other specialty elements
  • Manage cross-functional communication with internal stakeholders from edit, sales, marketing, photo/video, finance, and legal.
  • Manage event Run-of-Show and staff communication
  • Provide post event analysis, budget recaps, internal and client feedback and incorporate learning into future event plans


  • 2-3 years relevant experience preferably containing a mix of PR and Event Production
  • Skilled in project management
  • Knowledge of KPIs and marketing techniques for event management
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation ability
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to problem solve
  • Customer service orientation


Billboard is the world's most influential music media brand reaching key executives and tastemakers in and around the music business through Billboard Magazine and millions of music fans through and Billboard Events. The Billboard brand is built on its exclusive charts and unrivaled reporting on the latest news, issues and trends across all genres of music. Billboard receives hundreds of millions of brand impressions daily through many strategic relationships with major companies across various industries. These relationships leverage Billboard's brand recognition, proprietary chart data and information resources to develop products, live events and print, television, radio, digital and mobile platforms. In addition to North America, Billboard operates businesses in Brazil, Greece, Japan, Korea and Russia.

Rolling Stone:

Rolling Stone, the number one brand in music publishing, has been the leading voice of music and popular culture for 50 years. The multi-media brand features the latest in music reviews, in-depth interviews, hard-hitting political commentary and award-winning journalism across many platforms including magazine, digital, mobile, social and event marketing. Rolling Stone provides “all the news that fits” to a global audience of approximately 60 million people every month and publishes over 100 pieces of content every day.

About PMC:

PMC is a leading independent global media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a passionate monthly audience of more than 310 million. Since 2004, Penske Media has been a pioneer in digital media and a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens across its ever-growing constellation of iconic brands, which includes Deadline, Variety, Rolling Stone, Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, VIBE, WWD, SHE Media, Robb Report, Sportico, BGR, ARTnews, Art in America, Fairchild Media, and, among many others. PMC’s journalists and content creators deliver daily the most comprehensive news and information in their industries and areas of coverage, unequaled in ambition, depth and courage. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 14 countries worldwide, PMC believes companies should not only be profitable but also forces for good. To learn more about PMC, our 2% Foundation, and our portfolio of brands, please visit

About Penske Media Corporation

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media and information services company whose award-winning content attracts a monthly audience of more than 260 million a month and reaches users in more than 175 countries as well as a collective 390 million social media followers. The company houses a constellation of globally prominent and legendary brands, including Variety, Rolling Stone,, WWD, Robb Report, SHE Media, BGR, IndieWire, Beauty Inc, Sourcing Journal, TVLine, FN, BlogHer, HollywoodLife, Gold Derby, and SPY. PMC delivers exceptional content to consumers, business leaders and organizations around the world across multiple platforms: digital, mobile, social, print, video, broadcast, and dynamic live events. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles with additional offices in 11 countries worldwide, Penske Media is the way global leaders and influencers are informed, connected, and inspired.

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