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  • Date Posted:

    04/03/12
  • Career Level:

    Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
  • Job Function:

    Management
  • Job Status:

    Not Listed
  • Industry:

    Media
  • Job Code:

    1259
  • Contact Information:

    Employer Site
 
 
 
 
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Location: Washington D.C.
Job Type: Regular
Division: Government Executive
# of openings: 1

Description

 

Events Manager

Government Executive Media Group

We are currently seeking an Events Manager for our Government Executive Media Group (GEMG) division.

Government Executive Media Group is the premier publisher in the federal government market. Its publications include Government Executive magazine, GovExec.com and Nextgov.com, all of which hold market leading positions and have fast-growing, tech-savvy audiences.  In addition, GEMG has a dedicated events team which produces over 80 events each year.  Our events cover a wide variety of pressing federal topics, and offer federal managers access to the latest information on government best practices and industry solutions, both in person and online.

The Events Manager will manage a portfolio of primarily online events, including client-led custom webinars and editorial-led webinars.  The position will be responsible for managing all aspects of each event, including all logistics, client management, vendor management, and audience development, ultimately exceeding client expectations while also providing a superior event product to our readers.

The successful candidate will have approximately 3-5 years of related experience producing high-quality events from start to finish, ideally to B-2-B audiences, as well as a proven track record of delivering results to clients. 

Responsibilities Include:

Project Management & Client Service:

  •       Plan and manage online and live events from start to finish; including logistics management, client management, content development, speaker management, audience development, live event management and post-event reporting

  •       Provide exceptional project management through creating, tracking and communicating organized and detailed project plans and leading frequent internal project team meetings

  •       Provide exceptional client service through frequent client communications and by anticipating client needs and proactively addressing them; includes leading frequent project meetings with clients

  •       Provide clients with post-event reporting and manage lead follow-up campaigns

Content Development

  •        Assist in event content development through brainstorming and providing feedback on proposed event topics, researching & inviting potential speakers, and drafting event overviews and related messaging

  •        Assist clients in tailoring event program to ensure content is compelling for their targeted audience

Audience Development

  •       Collaborate with events and marketing teams to determine event attendee marketing strategy and develop and deploy marketing communications to build audiences that meet target specifications

Additional Responsibilities:

  •         Provide on-site support at live events and conferences

  •         Provide additional events-related support as-needed

Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate:

  •          Ability to work independently and pro-actively on a variety of events and projects

  •          Ability to manage complex and fast-changing program elements and prioritize effectively in response

  •          Outstanding organizational skills, excellent judgment and meticulous attention to detail

  •          Ability to work closely and cooperatively (with grace under pressure) with a variety of external and internal constituencies

  •          Persuasive communication skills and self-possession in presentation

  •          Entrepreneurial spirit, track record of initiative, high-quality service standard and ownership of work

  •          Interest in and/or willingness to quickly learn about topics affecting the federal government and contracting communities

  •          Bachelor’s degree required

  •          Minimum of 3-5 years of experience event management

  •          Experience managing online events, such as webinars, preferred

  •          Experience developing event content and messaging preferred

  •          Experience in media/publishing a plus

Core Attributes:

  •   Atlantic Media recruits for two personal attributes in its candidates.  The first is force of intellect – reflected in discipline and rigor of thought as manifested, often, in exceptional academic performance. The second is a personal spirit of generosity – a natural disposition towards service and selfless conduct. 

  •  Adaptable and willing to approach tasks with velocity and a high metabolism 

Please apply online at: www.atlanticmediacompany.com.

Atlantic Media Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

 



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Company Profile

Atlantic Media Company

Industry Category: Media
Local Offices: DC
Total DC Employees: 350
Total Employees: 350
Atlantic Media Company is a rare “service first,” mission-driven media company. From the pages of its flagship publications—The Atlantic Monthly, National Journal and Government Executive—to the halls of its corporate offices, Atlantic Media is defined by the proven vision of Advisory Board Company and Corporate Executive Board founder’s: ideas are indispensable, generosity is paramount and merit earns reward.



The singularity of the Atlantic Media Company is matched by the reputation of its publications. Reaching a combined readership of 1.5 million decision makers and opinion leaders from Pennsylvania Avenue to the Pentagon, Wall Street to Harvard Square, Atlantic Media’s properties are among the most influential magazines in America.


Our mix of business functions—spanning journalism, marketing, research and strategy—present a broad range of career opportunities. Ours is a unique company in a dynamic industry, and we are actively recruiting smart and highly driven individuals with a passion for publishing and a desire to leave their mark on the industry. Enterprise favors two attributes: strong force of intellect and a spirit of generosity.
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  • Date Posted:

    04/03/12
  • Career Level:

    Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
  • Job Function:

    Management
  • Job Status:

    Not Listed
  • Industry:

    Media
  • Job Code:

    1259
  • Contact Information:

    Employer Site
 
 
 
 
18
more jobs from this company
 
 
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