Dow Jones Events Coordinator in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Events Coordinator

Be part of the team responsible for producing first class live events for Dow Jones, The Wall Street Journal and DJMG. The Dow Jones events team produce well over 250 events a year (globally) 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.

This position is a great opportunity for a talented and motivated event coordinator to join the Dow Jones events team. Our ideal candidate will have an eye for detail, and be self-motivated with strong communication skills. As well as being extremely well organized, you should be a creative problem solver, stay calm under pressure, and be capable of multi-tasking. You will also be someone who enjoys being part of a team, and can build relationships with many different types of people. This position will support the whole events team.

Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to;

  • Provide logistical support to the Dow Jones events team to ensure effective and successful planning and delivery of events,

  • Complete the following tasks in association with each event:

  • Create and manage project plans,

  • Venue research and site visits,

  • Industry and competitive research,

  • Secure collateral associated with confirmed event participants and editorial hosts including photos and bios etc,

  • Ensure that attendee records are properly recorded in event software management system,

  • Provide onsite event support including event set up and registration,

  • Work closely with the team to manage the financial workflow for events and the events team including raising and managing the PO process and event spend, and supporting the event managers with event budgeting and reconciliation,

  • Manage the US events calendar and work with the team on resource and volunteer requirements and schedules,

  • Additional responsibilities may include assisting with other meeting schedules, event- related correspondence, travel planning, and onsite participation at events.

Requirements:

Degree or equivalent

Comfortable and confident when supporting members of events team, and share ideas and experiences,

A positive, problem solving attitude

Team player

Ability to multi task

Communicate clearly and effectively,

Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint,

Attention to detail

Maintain relevant information by researching and reviewing publications and social media,

Update shared databases,

Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results 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 .

Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com . Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.

Business Area: SOLUTIONS ENGINE

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

If you require assistance in completing the online application, please contact the Talent Management team for Application Help at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com

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