Event Director

Job Type
Fulltime Hire
New Haven,CT
Job Description:

Position: Event Director

Job Description:

Are you passionate about sports? Can you imagine being in charge of some of the largest sports events in the world? If you are this person, we are looking for you! We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Event Director to join a creative Experiential firm to lead their event management team. The Event Director will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of event planning and execution, from concept to completion. This is a full-time, on-site position that requires a strong leader with excellent organizational and communication skills.

Key Responsibilities:

- Develop and maintain relationships with clients to understand their event goals and objectives

- Create event concepts and themes that align with client's vision and budget

- Manage event timelines, budgets, and logistics to ensure successful execution

- Source and negotiate with vendors for event services, including venues, catering, AV, and transportation

- Oversee event marketing and promotion efforts to drive attendance and engagement

- Lead event production, including setup, registration, and onsite management

- Manage a team of event coordinators and support staff

- Conduct post-event evaluations and make recommendations for improvement

- Stay updated on industry trends and best practices to continuously enhance event offerings


- Bachelor's degree in Event Management, Marketing, or related field

- Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in event planning and management, preferably in a corporate setting

- Proven track record of successfully executing large-scale events

- Strong project management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize effectively

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

- Proficient in event management software and Microsoft Office Suite

- Ability to work flexible hours and travel as needed

- Competitive salary and benefits package

- Opportunities for growth and advancement within the company

- Dynamic and collaborative work environment

- Chance to work with a diverse range of clients and events

- Lead on-site staff including oversight of Brand Ambassadors

- Liaison with internal teams Account, Design, Shop, Finance

- Traveling to various locations to meet with clients, partners, and for event execution required

Benefits offered :

Health Insurance
Dental and Vision Insurance
Health reimbursement account (HRA)
Health savings account (HSA)
Employer paid basic term life and AD&D insurance coverage´╗┐

Salary: $110,000.00 - $130,000.00 , commensurate with experience.

This is a full-time position, onsite in the New Haven area, CT. Remote work is not an option for this opportunity.

To apply, please submit your resume and portfolio link/case studies for immediate consideration.

Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to respond to each application personally. If we are interested in your qualifications, we will contact you via telephone or email as soon as possible. By applying for this position, you agree to be contacted by email or text message. Message and data rates may apply.

icreatives is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants and talent will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. We believe in providing a culture that embraces and champions diversity, equity, and inclusion because it truly fosters creativity.