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Senior Events Manager 

Position Senior Events Manager  
Category Marketing  
Location New York  
About the Organization UrbanDaddy, based in New York City, is a rapidly growing digital media brand, delivering consumers unique and local lifestyle recommendations via the web, email and mobile platforms. The Company publishes content that is entertaining, on point, and actionable. In an online environment diluted by unvetted reviews and biased promotions, UrbanDaddy distinguishes itself as a trusted source of highly curated content, uncovering the best in nightlife, dining, gear, travel, style and leisure.

UrbanDaddy has emerged as one of digital media's leading taste-makers, having been recognized for excellence by the New York Times, AdAge, AdWeek and MediaPost. It has also been prominently featured by Apple in its national iPhone marketing campaigns. UrbanDaddy's success has attracted world-class advisors, management and employees.

We are currently seeking a visionary, accomplished Senior Events Manager to lead our company’s event strategy and implementation. This role requires a highly creative manager with experience in both big picture ideation and attention to the obsessive details that make an event special.  They must be passionate about the UD brand, its mission and its advertisers. 

You will - 

  • Ideate and develop concepts for advertiser, branding and marketing events
  • Recruit, develop and manage an event team for execution of events and event strategy
  • Market new event concepts to sponsors
  • Maintain tight control over every minute detail of an event and its execution
  • Source, analyze and manage relationships with vendors, suppliers and venues
  • Create event marketing materials that enhances both UD’s and clients’ brand perceptions, drives lead generation and maximizes ROI
  • Build and manage event budgets, time lines, logistics and contractual obligations
  • Provide regular reporting surrounding the status, performance to budget, communication plans, and ROI for all events
Position Requirements
  • 8-12 years of events experience, including executing large-scale events in white spaces, hotels and bars
  • Experience in luxury or large scale corporate events
  • Experience managing full life cycle of events, from ideation to execution to computing ROI
  • An acute passion for details
  • An ability to run creative meetings and generate visionary event ideas
  • An incredible network of vendors, suppliers and venues nationally
  • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills combined with a sound understanding of business objectives and financial measurements
  • You’re the most organized person you know
  • An amazing ability to prioritize and multi-task, attention to detail, and pride in what you do
  • A strong understanding of and passion for the UD brand
  • Familiarity working in a fast-paced, demanding and deadline-driven environment
  • Incredible communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of the standard MS Office products suite

This position is currently accepting applications.

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