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Event Manager

Company: BridgeTower Media
Location: Greensboro
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

The Home Furnishings Division of BridgeTower Media, the leading provider of B2B print and digital content, produces industry-leading conferences and events. Our events allow thought leaders from every sector-retailers, manufacturers, and distributors-to come together to hear compelling content focused on sector-specific issues, network, share ideas, best practices and much more. Marquee annual events include the Bedding Conference and Furniture Leadership.This position coordinates the event planning process across several markets, working closely with the senior group publisher based in Missouri. The role will manage existing events and work with the team to innovate and launch new programs. The position will create and manage the event timelines for 18+ events annually and ensure all responsibilities are completed accurately and on time. The role will work closely with sales and editorial teams, along with production, event facility, catering, and registration vendors.The events manager will follow event timelines and develop plans and checklists for all assigned events. This position will be responsible for generating event awareness, increasing attendance to all events, working closely with vendors to create successful event experiences, budgeting and forecasting event income, expenses, and attendance, negotiating and managing event contracts and all barter agreements, nominations, and ticket sales.Qualified candidates should have strong collaboration skills across all levels of the organization, experience providing excellent customer service, the ability to multitask, with the ability to work independently and well with a team while managing multiple deadlines, has strong written and verbal skills and can adapt easily in a fast-paced environment. Creativity is very important. Excellent computer skills are a must and experience with database management and the ability to learn programs specific to our operation is key to your success.Ideal candidates will have a four-year degree and at least 4-6 years of event planning experience. Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements if you are interested in this position. We offer competitive pay and a generous benefits package.BridgeTower Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in our workplace.

Keywords: BridgeTower Media, Greensboro , Event Manager, Executive , Greensboro, North Carolina

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