Variety: Associate Manager, Event Marketing
Penske Media Corporation, Los Angeles, CA USA
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Salary: Base + Benefits + 401-k
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
The iconic media company, Variety, is seeking an Associate Manager, Event Marketing to assist in producing virtual and in-person events for its thriving Live Media business. This is a project manager position and we are looking for someone with fresh creative ideas and strong organizational skills. The ideal candidate should be extremely detail oriented and efficient, keep calm under pressure and have a passion for the entertainment industry.
Responsibilities are varied and will include:
- Manage guest lists for domestic and international Variety franchise and sponsored events including:
- creation of lists
- management of contact database
- virtual invite-only events
- seating at events and communication with guests for events
- Assist with gift bag solicitation and fulfillment
- Organize magazine distribution for all 200+ domestic and international industry events, film festivals and awards shows. Includes entering orders and client communication
- Maintain bonus distribution lists including hotels, limousine companies and other local venues
- Manage marketing swag inventory including working with vendors on creating, ordering and maintaining department inventory
- 2-3 years’ experience in an event/marketing/PR or Talent agency related role
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Process driven, extremely organized and efficient
- Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects at one-time with a fast-paced environment
- Creative thinker with strong hands-on experience in planning
- Efficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
- A positive and team player attitude
- Love of the entertainment industry
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At PMC, your wellness is top of mind. We offer a comprehensive benefits package to nurture you and your loved ones, including pets! Our package includes Healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) HSA with an employer contribution, FSA (Healthcare, Dependent Care & Commuter), EAP, Life Insurance, 401K with an employer match, Paid Parental Leave, Long-term Disability, generous Paid Time off (PTO), Pet Insurance, and Home & Auto insurance. Our Wellness initiatives rotate yoga, meditation, wellness weeks on a variety of topics, and financial wellness. We continuously elevate our offerings with more, for you.
Variety is the seminal voice in the entertainment industry. After 117 years of award-winning breaking news reporting, insightful award-season coverage, must-read feature spotlights, and intelligent analysis of the industry’s most prominent players, Variety is the most trusted source for the business of global entertainment. Read by a highly engaged audience of industry insiders, aspirants and passionate entertainment enthusiasts, Variety’s multi-platform content coverage expands across digital, mobile, social, print, podcasts, branded content, events, and summits.
In May 2019, Variety’s “Actors on Actors” on PBS took home a Daytime Creative Arts Emmy award and has been awarded the Emmy for best entertainment programming at the 67th and 68th Emmy Awards. “Actors on Actors,” an interview special that features pairings of prominent actors discussing their craft, was produced by PBS SoCal in partnership with Variety Media, LLC. Follow Variety on Facebook facebook.com/variety; Twitter, @variety; Instagram, @Variety The Variety Group – Variety, Variety.com, Variety Insight, Indiewire,– is owned by Variety Media, LLC, a division of Penske Media Corporation.
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 Spy.com, 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 www.PMC.com.
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, Deadline.com, 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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