Event Production Coordinator-INC!TE

Location: New York
posted 03/23

DKC, a communications firm in Manhattan’s Flatiron District, is looking for a Production Coordinator to join its event production department, INC!TE.

The Production Coordinator supports the Executive Producer and the production team in preparing for various types of events throughout the country. Projects may include consumer activations, product launches, press conferences, concerts, gala dinners, cocktail parties, corporate conferences, food and wine festivals, corporate events and hospitality as well as theatrical, performance and sporting based events of all kinds.  Eagerness to learn new things, attention to detail and a willingness to get your hands dirty is a must.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Source potential vendors; including caterers, audio-visual production companies, staffing agencies, etc. and prepare evaluations based on quality, price and professionalism
  • Manage and organize the production of the INC!TE quarterly department newsletter
  • Organize and maintain all storage inventories and electronic files
  • Research and update team on new venues, vendors and products in key markets
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions and contribute ideas regarding event concepts
  • Assist in creation, design and writing of copy for event proposal decks
  • Source poignant reference images and construct eye-catching mood boards
  • Create, organize and maintain client contact sheets and other documents
  • Coordinate onsite event logistics including venue and client relations, quality control, talent and brand ambassador wrangling, personnel and vendor supervision, transportation, scenic installations, florals, décor, catering, lighting sound
  • Assist onsite builds, event load-in and load-out
  • Administrative coordination including scheduling, booking hotels & flights, organization of departmental assets and other tech support
  • Maintain brand integrity for both the client and the firm

 

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years of event production/production management
  • Proven ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Knowledge of design, lighting, sound, video, photography and social media
  • Willingness to share current industry connections and cultivate new relationships
  • Proficiency with Mac as well as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Willing to travel
  • Keen awareness of event industry activity
  • Passionate with an entrepreneurial drive
  • An eclectic sense of style and creativity
  • Ability to work long hours, weekends and holidays

Please send your cover letter and resume to siri_garcia@dkcnews.com

DKC offers a comprehensive benefits package, including paid leave, health, dental, retirement and a generous vacation policy. As an employee of DKC, you join a team of dedicated and creative individuals who are committed to providing best in class services to its clients.

DKC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EEO)