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Posted: Friday, March 17, 2017 1:08 PM


Project Manager for World Renowned Event Planner

Job Requirements and Responsibilities:
• Effectively produce and manage events (including weddings) from concept through post event. Must have a general understanding of the event industry including décor.
• Manage all aspects of projects including logistics and requirements of all third party vendor- lighting, sound, entertainment, catering, invitations, permits, security and transportation.
• Be comfortable with all event elements and able to manage run of show on the day of the event.
• Manage staff and delegate job responsibilities to Product Managers and Junior Managers in a clear and concise way.
• Interface effectively with highly sophisticated and demanding clients as their day-to day contact.
• Develop relationships with vendors.
• Manage client expectations as it relates to project design and costs.
• Create, maintain and control budgets for each project.
• Evaluate and negotiate contracts and pricing with vendors.
• Approve all costs as they relate to the overall budget for the event. Utilize change order forms to advise client on cost changes following budget approval.
• Maintain fiscal responsibility for project and analyze P & L statements.
• Provide a high energy, positive attitude at all times including periods of extreme pressure and challenging circumstances.
• Coordinate with Warehouse Manager and Director of Production as needed on an event basis. Be able to provide product lists, know and understand available inventory, create production schedules, load in and load out, deliveries and pick ups.
• Evaluate and prioritize on-site needs of the event décor including floral, vendors and venue. Oversee logistics including order of vendor load in and storage.
• Ability to travel and work weekends.
• Communicate effectively by building an image of strong authority and at the same time likability.

Required Skills:
• Bachelors Degree or equivalent number of years experience in an event sales or event production role. Must have a proven track record in the industry.
• 5-7 years experience in weddings, design, and events. Must be based in New York City.
• Excellent oral and communication skills.

Interested Candidates should apply with the below information to
• Cover Letter/ introduction as part of the email
• Resume attachment
• Salary requirements

• Location: Manhattan, New York NY

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