Event Manager

Description:

Arkansas Business is accepting applications for its Event Manager position. This role drives planning, execution and sales for one of the company's important divisions managing 6-12 small- and large-scale events annually.

This position oversees the the Events Coordinator and together they ensure all details of Arkansas Business' events are accomplished. They ensure all event details and execution align with and elevate the brand of ABPG products, and ensure the efforts meet revenue and profit goals for the team.

Some daily responsibilities include:

Plan, oversee and delegate duties for all aspects of ABPG events
Assist in securing sponsorships for ABPG events
Lead and assist with direct sales efforts, direct mail efforts and other approaches to sell tickets for ABPG events
Managing event budgets to ensure profitability
Provide leadership and direction to Events Coordinator(s)
Scheduling and leading all planning meetings for events.
Oversee all aspects of events including evaluating appropriate venues, selecting vendors, and publicizing events through all print and online media channels.

This is not a low-wage, entry-level role. We're looking for people with event, organizational and sales experience, and we know that is valuable.

There is a reason so many of our team members have been here for years — this is a great place to work (the kids' room, ice cream parties, company retreats and pet-friendly environment are just a few perks). We're looking for team members who like to work hard and have fun. Grumps should not apply.

The ideal candidate must have a competitive personality with the desire to win. Candidates must be able to meet goals, collaborate with various vendors that are essential to the success of our events, develop sales proposals and make presentations to potential clients.

A full job description is available for review. We offer health, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, life insurance and 401(k).

No phone calls please. Arkansas Business Publishing Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Salary plus performance bonuses

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