Event Manager

Job Type
Fulltime Hire
New Haven,CT
Job Description:

Position: Event Manager

Position Overview:

We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Event Manager to join an Experiential firm in the New Haven, CT area. The Event Manager will be responsible for planning, organizing, and executing various events for the Experiential firm's clients. This is a full-time position with the opportunity to work on a wide range of events, from very large sports events, tradeshows, to new product launches and everything in between.

Key Responsibilities:

- Plan and coordinate all aspects of events, including budget management, vendor negotiations, venue selection, and logistics

- Collaborate with clients to understand their event goals and objectives, and develop event concepts and themes

- Create event timelines and manage event production schedules

- Source and manage event vendors, including catering, audio/visual, and decor

- Oversee event setup and breakdown, ensuring all details are executed flawlessly

- Manage event budgets and track expenses

- Develop and maintain relationships with clients, vendors, and partners

- Provide on-site event management and troubleshooting as needed

- Conduct post-event evaluations and provide recommendations for future events

- Stay up-to-date on industry trends and best practices in event planning and management


- Bachelor's degree in event management, hospitality, or a related field

- 4+ years of experience in event planning and management, preferably in a a highly creative Experiential firm or agency setting

- Excellent organizational and project management skills

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills

- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

- Proficient in event management software and Microsoft Office

- Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed for events

- Experience working in Adobe Suite, huge plus!

As an Event Manager, you will have the opportunity to work on a diverse range of events and collaborate with a talented team. This opportunity offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and opportunities for career growth and development.

Salary: $70,000.00 - $90,000.00 , 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.

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

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.