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Project Manager, Events, New York




Our client builds experiences for corporations of all sizes. They have honed their expertise to become an a leader in providing integrated design structural and event design solutions. Due to growth they are seeking a Project Manager to join their team.

The Project Manager is primarily responsible for managing and executing experiential marketing programs for new and existing clients and in support the Group Director and the Production team. Our client will expect the successful candidate to utilize planning tools, be responsible for supplier selection,and monitor and control processes.

Requirements/Responsibilities:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analyze job requirements, define scope, determine resource requirements, set production schedules and deadlines
  • Prepare pre-sale and pre-production project deliverables with detail breakout and budgets
  • Drive and negotiate costs and profitability including value engineering
  • Track the status of project deliverables to meet/exceed deadlines
  • Develop written materials, timelines, tracking, and status documents
  • Create comprehensive vendor RFQ documents with MS PPT and related software
  • Create and manage project budgets, deadlines, vendor invoices, purchase requests
  • Maintain positive and respectful client, vendor and external agent relationships
  • Utilize internal and external resources

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3-5+ years experience in experiential activation, tours, themed environments and tradeshows in B2B & B2C spaces
  • 1+ years of agency experience
  • Possess an emerging level of strategic, financial and creative problem solving
  • Experience with fast, small to mid-size projects ($50K to $400K)
  • Ability to anticipate issues and or challenges and apply your experienced POV and solution insights
  • Knowledge of fabrication processes and graphic production a must
  • Strong knowledge of exhibit construction technologies and materials
  • Experience in lighting, sound and video integration a plus
  • Master at shifting and multitasking in a fast-paced work environment
  • Extensive knowledge of software and project management tools i.e. excel, google docs, etc
  • Knowledgeable of QuickBooks a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, time management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Travel and some weekend work

Location: New York

Salary: $70K to $85K

Ref#: 1022

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