Manage and oversee the planning and execution of all in-person, virtual, and hybrid events involving Boston magazine, Boston Wedding, Boston Home and other company ancillary publications and channels.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills, strong organizational skills, and an ability to manage multiple tasks and projects under deadline
Must possess good leadership qualities at all times
Ability to work as part of a team
Must be creative and able to prioritize tasks in the face of many challenges
Ability to prioritize and adaptable to change
Ability to create brand experiences that enhance reputation and brand awareness by leveraging multi-channel marketing strategies.
Manage and report on event, sales campaign & department budgets and expenses
Negotiate contracts and manage all production vendors including, but limited to, video production, photography, tenting, furniture, florals, restrooms, lighting/sound, entertainment, security, and volunteers.
Create event content/subject matter and procure all event talent including, but not limited to, speakers, panelists, moderators, hosts, registration staff, and brand ambassadors.
Create all event-related planning documents including timeline, run of show, talent guidelines, and volunteer instructions.
Survey, compile, and analyze event data to assess ROI and determine attendee insights, registration patterns, and program/content success.
Conceptualize and oversee in-book, email, digital, social and out of home marketing strategy for events
Conceptualize and manage new events to the current line-up for Boston magazine, sponsors and 3rd Party relationships
Oversee Boston magazine Events social media accounts and digital channel
Manage relationship with Integrated Marketing, Sales and Clients (event sponsors) on proposals, pricing and requests to develop bespoke event experiences
Facilitate communications with Philadelphia magazine events team to share ideas and foster consistent event best practices
Responsible for marketing, media & trade partnerships in terms of negotiating terms, introducing new partnerships and evaluating/renewing existing partnerships
Attend networking events and vendor meetings
Work/attend events in and outside of the office on nights, weekends, holidays, etc. as needed
Other responsibilities as assigned
Reports To: Publisher and/or Senior Director, Marketing
5-10 years experience in planning and managing large-scale special events from conceptualization to production
3-5 years experience with marketing promotions and campaigns that drive awareness and event ticket sales
Experience with hiring, onboarding and managing a team
Virtual and physical events production experience
Experienced Zoom user
About Boston Magazine
Metro Corp., the publisher of Boston and Philadelphia magazines, is a regional media company that produces award-winning journalism in print, digital, and social media as well as our area’s best-in-class live and virtual events. From personalities to politics, city life to society, and culture to real estate, our brands spark and influence the most important local conversations of the day.
With a dedication to sumptuous design, in-depth storytelling, and indispensable service — including our Weddings and Home magazines — we help our audience develop a deep, personal connection to their hometown and catapult captivating stories and ideas into the spotlight. In addition to our premium content, including our beloved “Best Of” franchises, we also produce our region’s premier experiences, such as our signature Best Of and Taste events. City/Studio is our content and creative shop, connecting businesses with their community and our audience through exceptional custom content.
Our Commitment to Diversity
We believe that different backgrounds and perspectives make us a better company. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all... employees. Our goal is to have a staff that is representative of the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, LGBT individuals and other groups historically underrepresented in the publishing and media industry. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy status, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.