Event Support Specialist
New York, NY
-Plan, coordinate, and execute, multiple types of events vital to Discovery's businesses and portfolio.
-Collaborate with network marketing and communication groups, ad sales, domestic distribution, and other business units to maximize event impact and create synergistic opportunities.
-Work with Discovery's creative agencies and partners to help design and produce all creative event elements.
-Manage all facets of the event budgets on behalf of client groups.
-Assist with the selection and management of external vendors and consultants.
-Work with internal clients to design event properties, collateral materials and premiums to support Discovery Communications business priorities and objectives.
-Create detailed recaps for clients outlining results and key learning from Discovery events.
-Research opportunities for presence at other and/or new events for the division.
-Develop and create consumer and industry targeted events using traditional and non-traditional vehicles.
-Incorporate partners into highly visible and valuable marketing events.
-Demonstrate expertise with marketing concepts, creative development processes, and brand management.
-3-5 years of progressively responsible event coordination experience.
-Strong project management skills with the ability to multi-task, meet multiple deadlines, and function in a fast-paced environment.
-Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
-Budget management and logistical planning experience.
-The ability to 'sell' an idea to internal stakeholders is a must.
-Familiarity with Social Media tools and integration into events structure.
-Ability to interact with a diverse and dispersed employee base, championing communication across the organization.
-Must be a flexible, high-energy team player with a commitment to high-quality deliverables.
-Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
-Bachelor's Degree in related field is required.
Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj870e-3-235-120-150-42 in your application.
Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.