We build sleek, state-of-the-art products accessible from devices and platforms. We thrive on creativity and the thrill of bringing big ideas to market faster and better than our competitors. Comprised of designers, art directors and front end developers, the team closely collaborates with editorial, technology, sales and customers to carry out our ambitious road map of innovation.
Be part of the team responsible for designing and producing first-class live events and experiences for Dow Jones, The Wall Street Journal and WSJ Barron's Group. The Dow Jones events team produces and designs well over 250 events a year (globally). These events are virtual, in-person and hybrid events of all shapes, sizes and formats, bringing our brands and custom experiences to life for our members and our clients. At the heart of what we do is live journalism - connecting our audiences with newsmakers and big ideas, via ambitious experiences.
As a member of the team, the Associate Director, Events will be responsible for working closely with the Event Directors to lead a team in the planning, design and execution of all elements required to produce high-quality member and client-focused virtual, in-person and hybrid events, globally. This role will be a key contributor to the strategy, design and development of relevant events and experiences for Dow Jones brands and for clients, while also identifying and supporting scalable and repeatable event solutions and ways of working.
The Associate Director, Events will play a key role in the design, planning and day-of production and delivery, while working closely with other teams, harnessing successful working relationships with internal creative, marketing, programming, news and sales teams. This role will contribute to the day-to-day management of partners and vendors to ensure that projects are on track and to brief. The Associate Director’s level of responsibility and involvement will fluctuate according to the scale of the event. This role will also focus on how we produce successful events and experiences for both live and digital audiences while ensuring that the event design and technical production translate for both.
Identify appropriate lead for events – be a consultant for your team or overall event lead/lead producer at each assigned event - including guidance and direction of both Dow Jones team and external vendors, ensuring that we have the right team for the event.
Translate client and newsroom objectives into clear creative strategies
Work hand in hand with Integrated Marketing & Sales Specialists on event ideation/concepts for sponsors/clients
Continue the creation and trend of creating world-class entertainment/content
Consult on all custom event pre-sale ideation
Plan, manage and execute all logistical or design requirements for the event within budget
Play a key role in identifying and selecting platforms and partners
Act as the day-to-day point of contact for internal and external partners on assigned events, ensuring in-depth knowledge of the event and brand
Create and maintain key event documents including event design and show look, ROS and production schedules, and event debriefs – enjoy, embrace and champion attention to detail
Contribute/recommend an ongoing improvement for both attendee and sponsor experiences, and keep abreast of industry trends and developments
Strong technical and video production knowledge and exposure, with an eye for understanding how a live experience translates for a digital audience
Become a trusted partner for other teams and respective business units
Lead by example - excellence in execution, teamwork, and communication
Excellent onsite presence, briefings and management to ensure that the onsite team is always maximized
Qualifications & Qualifications:
8 years of experience in event production, marketing, budget management and planning and executing a variety of high-quality events.
2 years in a management role
Experience in luxury and consumer sector
Digital event experience
Ability to be flexible, travel within the US, and occasionally internationally
Experience managing heavy and conflicting event schedules,
Excellent, professional oral, written and presentation communication skills
Team-oriented and committed to fostering a positive team environment
Excellent stakeholder management
Excellent ability to pivot when required
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Business Area: NEW VENTURES
Job Category: Marketing & Product Management
Pay Range: $65,000 - $200,000
We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.
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For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..
Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.
This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.
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Req ID: 37448