We are hiring Event Operations and Production professionals to work in our Kansas City, MO office on nationally recognized brands and events.  

Event Field Coordinator

This entry level position supports both the client service and event production teams. Coordinators learn strategic event planning, financial management, account leadership, how to manage vendors, motivate field teams, and ensure event production values are maintained. Successful candidates will have some knowledge of event marketing, promotions,  and social media marketing programs.

Requirements:

  • Four year bachelor’s degree or equivalent, focus on marketing or business
  • Clear and persuasive oral and written style
  • Strong creative problem solving skills
  • Adaptive to dynamic workload and working conditions
  • Positive attitude and professional demeanor
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Job Description:

  • Establish clear objectives and day-to-day priorities with Managers - handling multiple projects efficiently, effectively and productively
  • Coordinate event logistics and details for events across multiple vendors, event sites and organizations
  • Coordinate field staff and on-site production at events
  • Participate in client discussions, meetings, brainstorms
  • Assist in creating multimedia event recaps

Event Operations Specialist

Responsible as the day-to-day operational liaison on client programs, from development through complete execution, managing all facets, the Operations Specialist reports to the Senior Program Supervisor. Specialists are expected to have knowledge of experiential marketing and experience planning marketing events, event production, promotions, and social media programs.

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of experience in event production or operations
  • Four year bachelor’s degree or equivalent, focus on marketing or business
  • Clear and persuasive oral and written style
  • Strong creative problem solving skills
  • Adaptive to dynamic workload and working conditions
  • Positive attitude and professional demeanor
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Job Description:

  • Establish clear objectives and day to day priorities with Managers and direct reports
  • Create budget estimates, and utilize negotiation skills to aggressively manage budgets and vendor costs
  • Plan and execute event logistics for events across multiple client accounts, vendors, event sites, and outside organizations
  • Daily field staff management - training and management of all personnel on the event site
  • Participate in client discussions, meetings, brainstorms
  • Oversee the creation of multimedia event recaps

Department Zero is the Invisible Influence. The Secret Weapon. The brand activation partner to advertising agencies, media companies and in-house marketing teams. We help concept, plan and deploy innovative experiential marketing campaigns. We offer a competitive salary, plus excellent benefits, retirement plan, vacation/personal time, a comfortable and flexible work environment, and much more. Learn about us at http://www.departmentzero.com. Please send your resume, cover letter, and at least 3 professional references to HR@deptzero.com, with COORDINATOR or SPECIALIST in the subject line.

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