Event Manager

The Role
Kite Hill PR is looking for an Event Manager to join the Kite Hill Experiences team. You will play a key role in the development and execution of the agency’s client and owned events. You will have fresh ideas on how to engage audiences through events and experiences and will have organizational skills that cover event planning from soup to nuts!

The ideal candidate has experience in coordinating all event elements including list management, budget overview, presentation building and event day-to-day support.

Project management and organization skills a must.


Why Kite Hill?
We believe that best-in-class client service is achievable without the pressure-cooker environment and long working hours so often associated with our industry. Tired teams deliver tired thinking. Our mission is to nurture happier, motivated teams capable of delivering brighter, more inspired creative content and more considered, incisive and strategic consultancy. Most importantly of all, we’re not satisfied with standing still. A brilliant client campaign is not the end goal. Ongoing brilliance is what we strive for. With ever-evolving clients’ industries, the pursuit of continuous improvement and innovation must be ingrained in everything we do. Our thirst for excellence and growth is infectious, and, as a team, we know when we work together towards fulfilling our mission, we are unstoppable.

Position Summary:

  • Assist with event production and logistics from development of content and other event-related marketing

  • Help to develop creative and programming around events

  • Manage relationships with speakers and sponsors

  • Act as an events team lead and a liaison for all event projects to ensure client satisfaction coordinate all logistics and event operations

  • Source and negotiate with vendors and suppliers

  • Lead promotional activities for events; coordinate with existing agency PR teams

  • Manage event programming, including the sourcing of speakers

  • Develop event reports to showcase ROI and the overarching value of events produced by Kite Hill Experiences

  • Event budget and detailed event calendar management for assigned projects


Qualifications:

  • B.A./B.S. in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related field or study

  • At least 3 years experience in an events coordinator role

  • Project management and organizational skills a must

  • Proven ability to manage projects and client relationships

  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, budget management and business skills

  • Experience in managing events for a BtoB audience

  • Knowledge of KPIs and marketing techniques for event management

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

  • Positive attitude and deadline-oriented


Benefits:

  • Flexible vacation time

  • WFH days

  • Summer Fridays

  • Competitive salary + healthcare package

  • Annual bonus & 401K package


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, KITE HILL PR does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of their race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, national origin or ancestry.

If you feel you meet these qualifications, please submit a cover letter and resume via email to jobs@kitehillpr.com.