Events Associate Gilt Groupe
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED GILT CITY Events Associate Gilt City is looking for a creative, taste-oriented Events Associate who can help conceptualize, plan and execute an aggressive cadence of events in Gilt City?s 9 markets across numerous verticals, including book launches, fashion sample sales, and partner-based event programs. This role calls for knowledge of the luxury market and local marketplace services and vendors. This person should have professional poise and presence, excellent communication and negotiation skills and the ability to take initiative and multitask. The Events Associate will work directly for the 2 Gilt City Event Managers and serve as their right-hand in creating one-of-a-kind events for Gilt City?s loyal members.
Communicating and working effectively with the Gilt City Event Managers and other Gilt City departments to create exciting events for Gilt City members from concept to fruition
Helping Event Managers on all logistical details including
Program decks and proposals, sale page creation, venue and vendor selection/management and negotiation, staffing, collateral creation and printing, RSVP/ticket sale tracking, sponsor facilitation, etc.
For the year, expected # of events is about 50-75
Creating and maintaining budgets and contracts for each event
Compiling event timelines, run of shows, photo tip sheets, details, location information and post-event recaps for every event
Maintaining, researching and seeking out key relationships with vendors, venues and event partners, including hotels, restaurants, chefs, lounges and spaces, etc.
At least 3 to 5 years of event-specific experience
Strong communication skills
Ability to multi-task and handle fast-paced environment
Experience working with senior management
Ability to work some evenings and weekends when needed
Availability to travel for events to target markets
||33 West 19th Street |
New York, NY 10011
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED