Event Manager, Sponsorship Sales – Dow Jones

Company Name: Dow Jones
Location: New York, NY
Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The Events Manager will play an essential role on the WSJBG Live team, bridging the functions of sponsorship sales and the production of sponsor activations and other deliverables. The Sponsorship Events Manager will work closely with all key functional areas of events, including Production/Program Management, Marketing/PR, Programming, Creative and Sales.

The Successful Candidate Will

  • Ensure successful delivery and execution of Events sponsorships
  • Monitor and communicate status of projects to clients and internal Sales Partners
  • Write and distribute recaps of all external (client-facing) meetings
  • Own and manage client status calls on an as-needed basis
  • Oversee and adjust client priorities as needed; Communicating those changes and the implications of the changes to all members of the team
  • Provide Finance with executed SOWs/contracts at the beginning of an engagement
  • Flag and manage potential impact on established budgets due to client mandated pivots in collaboration with Sales Partners and Program Managers
  • Manage client expectations and deliverables in collaboration with Sales Partners and Program Managers
  • Proofread all documents before they are sent to the client
  • Aid in optimizing workflows, best practices and processes where necessary
  • Manage and deliver sponsorship benefits across a suite of sponsors and events
  • Ensure successful delivery of client objectives and deliver ROI while upholding the standards and needs of a live event editorial, production, marketing and programming teams
  • Take an active interest in business development.
  • Own client communications, creating/owning contact and status reports, and sharing feedback with the client and the internal teams. Act as point person between client and Events stakeholders.

Education & Experience

  • Client Service experience essential (minimum 4 years in account management, client services or events management)
  • Experience with, and understanding of, detailed client deliverables
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to multitask and juggle multiple competing priorities
  • The ability to manage timelines
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Solid interpersonal abilities
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and comfort with an entrepreneurial, fast-changing environment
  • Proficiency in Google Suite
  • An interest in current affairs, news, and media is helpful.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets.