Fashion PR Direct of Events

Factory PR seeks a Director or Events. The candidate should be tapped in culturally and have a genuine passion for the creative and event space. The position calls for a creative thinker/implementer as well as a logistics implementer. This position reports to the Managing Partner.

  • Work with PR, Digital and VIP teams to conceptualize and execute events
  • Manage staff responsible for event coordination activities
  • Coordinate details of events such as press previews, fashionqf shows, trade shows, business meetings, influencer trips, campaign shoots, parties, performances etc.
  • Hire, train and manage event interns and train them on proper event procedures
  • Calculate budgets and keep them updated with military precision. Manage all event expenses and reconcile with the COO
  • Source and secure venues and negotiate competitive rates
  • Have solid relationships with all kinds of event vendors including catering, propping, styling, security, AV/Lighting, floral, printing and talent
  • Have a strong understand of, and experience in dealing with NYC and LA City permitting
  • Manage creative services to set up printer files for each event
  • Exemplary skills in event logistics, load in, set up, and breakdown
  • Manage receipts and invoices to reconcile each event budget fully and precisely, on time
  • Create post-event documents for clients
  • 4-years experience with focus on NYC and LA event conceptualization and production
  • Have robust list of event vendors (lighting, security, DJs, etc) and venues
  • Experience in press event planning with big brand/big budget
  • Exemplary management skills and a desire to create and maintain a positive culture
  • Strong and effective writing, communication and presentation skills to articulate ideas to clients, agency principals and colleagues
  • Solid understanding of market trends, and actively seek out new practices and ideas
  • Bachelors degree
  • Must be proficient in Powerpoint, Photoshop, Excel, Word, Cision, Fashion GPS and social media networks
  • The ability to thrive in a fun, fast paced, deadline oriented, high-energy environment with a consistent positive attitude
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • 401K after one year employment with 3% contributed by employer
  • Heath Insurance covered 75% by employer
  • Generous vacation offering
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Summer Friday program
  • Collaborative and transparent leadership team
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