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 Market Development 1 - Event Operations Manager - Gannett, Virginia, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Gannett 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Project Manager
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: GmoSpWRJj3Ch56LWgaoufjlF8ihHhQ / Latpro-3780435 
Date posted: Mar-23-2021
State, Zip: Virginia, 22107

Description

Req #14543

Monday, March 22, 2021
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local newspaper brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal , WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. There's never been a better time to join our talented team. Visit Gannett.com/Careers to learn more about our opportunities, and visit Gannett Privacy Policyto understand our privacy policy.

About USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures

USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures creates impactful consumer engagements and experiences through world-class events, promotions, races and technology. We strive to exceed expectations, create unforgettable memories and drive value for our partners while leveraging our reputable institutions, including USA TODAY and more than 250 local media brands.

Our portfolio includes the largest high school sports recognition program in the country, USA TODAY High School Sports Awards, and other celebrated brands including the Official Communitys Choice Awards, American Influencer Awards, Rugged Maniac, Hot Chocolate 15k/5k, Blockbuster Bucket List sweepstakes, Amazing Teachers contest, and more. Our events are managed with our proprietary ticketing and registration platform, EnMotive.

The events and promotions that we build inspire pride in local communities and connect local and national businesses with highly engaged audiences. We are an industry leader and drive results from coast to coast.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing race related event logistics, negotiations and budgets for specific events from the time the event is established through post event close out.

  • Working to secure and document all necessary permits, event timelines, public safety plans, event design, and parking plans required in the planning and execution of the event.

  • Preparing and/or providing appropriate information, documents and maps of areas of responsibility for permit submission to all government entities, provide parties, and contractors.

  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with third parties, public agencies and municipalities, state and Federal governments to coordinate the production of events.

  • Establishing the vision for existing events in conjunction with the Operations team, ensuring events are operating efficiently while maintaining a high brand standard.

  • Developing processes that contribute to the financial goals of the organization and overseeing established event budgets.

  • Working with various department heads to meet deadlines and event and company goals, driving continuing efficiency and communication between departments.

  • Communicating with the Operations team to identify outstanding action items needed to produce the event, and coordinating the successful execution of those items.

  • Overseeing event course and site layout development.

  • Conducting vendor outreach, quote analysis and negotiation in coordination with the Operations team, and ensuring timely and accurate payment/tracking of vendors.

  • Managing all onsite event inventories, including collateral, registration and volunteer supplies, tents, and branding.

  • Managing race service providers, pre, during and post event.

  • Travel obligations ~50% throughout the year.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.


Required Skills:

  • 2+ years race management experience

  • Proven attention to detail with ability to multitask and meet deadlines

  • Ability to hold oneself accountable and an aptitude for prioritizing multiple projects

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical mindset and approach to managing projects and problem solving

  • Ability to forge interdepartmental relationships and build a strong team atmosphere

  • Proven leadership and management abilities

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.
Other details
  • Job Family Events Marketing
  • Job Function Marketing
  • Pay Type Salary

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