Event Marketing Associate Manager
VarietyLos Angeles, CA
Full Time Job
Variety: Event Marketing Associate Manager
Recognized and respected throughout the world as the definitive voice of the entertainment industry, Variety is the premier source of entertainment news. Variety takes our readers behind the cameras, curtains and screens of film, television, theatre and digital media with our unique, award-winning combination of breaking news reporting, insightful deep dive think pieces and engaging, must-read feature spotlights.
The Variety Event Marketing team is adding to staff and hiring an Associate Manager to assist in producing virtual and in-person events for its thriving Live Media business. This is a project manager position and we are looking for someone with fresh creative ideas and strong organizational skills. The ideal candidate should be extremely detail oriented and efficient, keep calm under pressure and have a passion for the entertainment industry.
• Manage guest lists for domestic and international Variety franchise and sponsored events including:
• creation of lists,
• management of contact database,
• virtual invite-only events,
• seating at events and communication with guests for events
• Assist with talent wrangling on site at events and video interview studios
• Assist with talent logistics including booking cars, glam and travel arrangements
• Organize magazine distribution for all 200 domestic and international industry events, film festivals and awards shows. Includes entering orders and client communication
• Assist with gift bag solicitation and fulfillment
• 2-3 years' experience in an event/marketing/PR or Talent agency related role
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Process driven, extremely organized and efficient
• Efficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
• A positive, team player, attitude with love of the entertainment industry
Now celebrating its 115th year anniversary, Variety is the seminal voice of the entertainment industry. Featuring award-winning breaking news reporting, insightful award-season coverage, must-read feature spotlights and intelligent analysis of the industry's most prominent players, Variety is the trusted source for the business of global entertainment. Read by a highly engaged audience of industry insiders, Variety's multi-platform content coverage expands across digital, mobile, social, print and branded content, events and summits.