We're Hiring An Event Manager In DC!

by guestofaguest · November 7, 2013

Do you want to become a part of the Guest of a Guest team in DC? We are looking for an Event Manager who will be in charge of heading up photography sales and event coverage management. Keep reading for more details on the position and how to apply!

This person needs to be able to manage our photographers, our daily calendar, build client relations and sales, understand the event and nightlife scene of the city and be a positive brand ambassador.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Managing photographers, daily events coverage, calendar as well as billing and invoices

Developing relationships with current clients as well as prospective clients

Making in-person sales calls and meetings with clients, PR firms, agencies, etc.

Building revenue and sales each quarter

The ideal candidate should have (be):

BA / BS degree or equivalent

Highly motivated, self directed

Competent and proficient with computers including word processing (MSWord / Google Docs), social media tools, basic photo editing, online publishing software, etc.

Background in PR and/or Sales preferable

Quick Study, comfortable in social situations

Detail-oriented and responsible

Ability to manage multiple people at once

Understand the event and nightlife scene of DC

Location: Washington DC

How to Apply

Send an email to jobs@guestofaguest.com with the following:

Subject line: Event Manager [DC] Personalized introduction (who you are and why you think are a good fit for GofG) Resume in the body of email (no attachments) Answer the following question: "A photographer was hired to cover an event at 10pm, it is 10:30pm and they are nowhere to be found. The client calls asking what's going on, what do you do?"