Career Opportunity: Events Assistant at EMRG Media

Posted on February 2, 2017

Event Planning Company looking to fill an entry-level position with an outgoing employee who would work well in a fast-paced atmosphere. Candidate must be able to take initiative, work long hours and have a positive attitude. This position is ideal for recent graduates looking to get their foot in the door of the events and marketing industry.

We are a Manhattan based full-service, marketing & event planning company and we are looking to expand our already dynamic team. In this position, you will get amazing hands-on experience producing events for prestigious clients, creating outreach campaigns and engaging in vigorous Client Development. This is a unique opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the industry.

 Responsibilities

– Work with the events and marketing team to plan, market, and organize special events.

– Recruit new clients through outreach by phone and email (Heavy phone calls)

– Develop and execute creative marketing and promotional campaigns

– Correspond and follow up with clients

– Attend regular events

– Assist with booking Parties and Table Reservations

– Organize parties and reservations

– Data research and input

– Other miscellaneous office work/ duties

 Requirements

– Major in the following relevant fields: Marketing, Event Planning, Hospitality, Communications or Public Relations.

– 1-2 years of experience in event planning and/or marketing

– Ability to work some weekend and evening hours

– Excellent written and verbal communication skills

– Strong problem-solving and conflict resolution

– Superior organizational skills and ability to multi-task

– Ability to meet goals and deadlines in a timely fashion

– Enthusiasm to learn and be a team player

– Must be a true go-getter and self-starter

– Must LOVE to go out and socialize

– Personable with great verbal communication skills

– Love talking to people and making new contacts

– Large social network is a plus

– Proficient with e-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs and social media outlets

 Skills

Required – Excel, Telephone Skills, Microsoft

Preferred – Communication, Event Marketing, Promotional, Salesforce, Optimizely, Photo Shop

We are looking to fill this position immediately.

Interested applicants please email resume, cover letter, and email of yourself to emrgmediadl@gmail.com.