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Dow Jones Events Manager in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

Barron's Wealth & Asset Management Group hosts a series of live and virtual national, regional, and international invitation-only summits, to recognize the achievements of the most successful and influential financial advisors in the wealth management industry. The summits are an excellent opportunity for elite financial advisors from across the industry to meet and discuss the latest innovations in the wealth services field, developments in the global economy, and strategies for personal and professional growth.

The Events Manager is responsible for overseeing the execution of all Wealth & Asset Management Group’s industry-leading live and virtual financial advisor conferences. The manager will work to ensure the successful execution, from development and planning to post-event. By working closely with the marketing, content and client engagement teams the events manager will find innovative and engaging ways to deliver – taking both a creative and operational approach - with energy, ambition and a willingness to support all elements of the event, big and small. From time to time, the events manager will also need to work with outside stakeholders or third-party vendors. In addition, the successful candidate will also need to be able to manage a budget and think strategically about how to improve our events offerings. Being able to develop relationships and successfully work in a team environment is a must.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan the execution and develop run of show for all virtual, in-person and hybrid events

  • Manage individual event budgets

  • Assist with Sourcing, shortlisting, negotiating and confirming suitable venues (virtual and physical)

  • Manage hotel pre-event and on-site execution, including creating event orders, managing hotel room blocks and coordinating food + beverage needs

  • Coordinate and attend planning meetings

  • Pre-event preparation and live on-site execution, assist with the management of event staff, vendors and other team members

  • Manage production for virtual webinars

  • Accountability for audio-visual production concept and theme for new and long running events

  • Post event analysis – reporting, de-brief meeting, year on year metrics with the management team

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Takes a leadership role in managing events

  • Effectively communicate with all levels of management and employees

  • Work well under pressure and consistently meet deadlines

  • Manage multiple projects while remaining flexible and positive

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A bachelor's degree in business administration or other related field is preferred.

  • 5+ years of experience in events management, 1+ year of experience in virtual events management

  • Expertise in use of office technology, including the Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); and Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.

  • Willingness to travel to multiple events per year and to work some weekend hours in the days leading up to an event

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Business Area: BG - BARRON'S

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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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