Job Description:Be part of the team responsible for designing and producing first class live events for Dow Jones, The Wall Street Journal and WSJ Barron's Group. The Dow Jones events team produce and design virtual, in person and hybrid events of all shapes, sizes and formats, bringing our brands to life for our members, our clients and our colleagues. At the heart of it all is live journalism, connecting our audiences with newsmakers and big ideas, via ambitious experiences.As one of our Event Managers you will be developing, planning and producing industry-leading events, taking full responsibility for each stage of the process. You will work closely with the team to find innovative and engaging ways to deliver – taking both a creative and operational approach - with energy, ambition and a willingness to support all elements of the event, big and small.
You will have the opportunity to work closely with the newsroom, programming, marketing, sales and sponsorship activation teams to build relationships and deliver successful events and experiences.Job Description:
Plan and deliver a wide range of events including talks, summits, festivals, and brand experiences,
Support and contribute to the creation and delivering of event strategy and plans that supports and complements the wider marketing and business ambitions,
Research and pitch new event ideas that support the strategy and engage with members and clients,
Oversee the development of event design, experience and brand presence onsite and online,
Manage, from start to finish, the ideation, planning, and delivery of each event,
Manage event production – understand what is required to build a technically successful show, both online and in person.
Liaise with the newsroom or respective stakeholders to ensure the content of events, and event experience, are in line with goals,
Create and maintain project budgets, plans, schedules and contractual obligations,
Mentor and guide team members,
Build industry and business knowledge.
Highly creative with a strong eye for event design and a love of detail,
Excellent understanding of the industry,
Excited by/comfortable with fast paced, dynamic, hands-on role,
Sound business acumen, with the ability to work closely with multiple internal and external partners and stakeholders to produce and manage each event,
Outstanding project management and negotiation skills,
Strategic thinker who enjoys working in a collaborative, solutions driven environment,
Passion for the brand, the business and the industry.
5+ years of event industry (or similar) experience,
Experience managing heavy and conflicting event schedules,
Strong copy writing skills,
Strong presentation skills,
Strong project management skills,
Knowledge of event design and marketing processes.
Ability to be flexible with travel, and work additional hours as needed,
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .
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Business Area: NEW VENTURES
Job Category: Marketing Group
Req ID: 31907