Event Manager at Digiday
Digiday is a leading modern media publication and events company, a daily must-read among influencers obsessed with the bleeding edge of media and marketing.
We are hiring an Event Manager to join our growing events team. The Event Manager should have 3-5 years of meeting planning experience, a love for special event management, provide outstanding customer service, be an enthusiastic professional, and be able to build relationships with customers. Please include salary requirements in your cover letter.
Manage all aspects of the meeting planning / logistics including: - Locating appropriate venues - Negotiating and reviewing contracts - Preparing BEOs and working with venue to ensure implementation - Menu development - Audiovisual management - Meeting room setup - Managing room blocks - Planning special events - etc
Liaise with internal cross functional teams, vendors, etc. in budgeting and coordinating all aspects of logistics/operations prior to the event
Travel onsite as needed
Work closely with events team to ensure all timelines and budgets are met and materials (signage, welcome letters, deliveries, etc) are developed
3-5 years meeting planning experience
Strong organizational skills
Excellent communication skills, including writing, proofreading skills, and speaking.
Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments
Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with high professionalism.
Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision.
Strong record of customer service
Ability to travel
Again - Please include salary requirements in your cover letter.
Location/Region: New York, NY