Director of Events, SNG ||

Employer
Scoop News Group
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Director of Events, SNG || Washington, DC Scoop News Group (www.scoopnewsgroup.com) is an entrepreneurial-minded leading tech media company boasting award-winning journalism and industry leading events. Scoop News Group is expanding the events team and looking for an event rock star to join team as Director of Events. The ideal candidate is an operations and logistics guru who thrives on building community experiences, and bringing people together in innovative and exciting ways. Job Duties: Collaborate with event operations, marketing and sales teams to develop event concepts and plans, including marketing plans, social media outreach and press releases Conduct site visits, negotiate with and secure event venues Develop and manage project timelines; provide regular updates to the management team Manage event logistics, working closely with vendors such as caterers, transportation service providers, A/V, decorators, freight, etc. Oversee onsite event execution, from set-up through teardown, as event host and the main point of contact for vendors and sponsors Execute agreements and process vendor payments, ensuring timeliness and adherence to budget Oversee event registration: manage the registration database, monitor online registrations, compile weekly and final registration reports, reconcile registration data post-event, respond to registration-related questions, manage on-site registration Special projects as required Qualifications: Minimum of eight years' experience in events, preferably in operations or marketing Able to show successful execution of past events (online or through printed materials) Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills High-energy and detail-oriented Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed (15% of the time) Bachelor's Degree SNG offers excellent compensation packages and a fun, fast-paced work environment. SNG brands are synonymous with quality, upholding the highest of ethical standards in journalism and offering clients best-in-class media products. If you're an event rock star looking to join an innovative, growing company, please get in touch. Send your resume to careers@scoopnewsgroup.com