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Senior Events Manager- Maternity Leave Cover
Burberry
New York
Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Full time, Temporary
Posted 3 weeks ago
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Market: NY - New York
Industry Segment: Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Category: Public Relations
Seniority: Manager
Job Type: Full time, Temporary

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Job Description

Job Purpose

This position is a six month maternity leave cover overseeing events. This person will also manage two direct reports.

Responsibilities

  • Strategically plan and manage all stages of planning, design and production for brand, customer-facing, and wholesale events.
  • Lead a 3-person Events team (Events Assistants & Events Coordinator) to successfully execute 300 events annually
  • Manage and oversight to sourcing and negotiating event vendors, including but not limited to external venues & hotels, entertainment, caterers, transportation services, décor, audio visual, printed collateral, etc.
  • Handle logistical support for events and experiences – revise corporate guidelines to tailor to regional retail structure, draft run-of-show, etc.
  • Strategize and develop operational work flow, lead staffing needs to ensure resources and support are in place, as well as lead any onsite execution (travel maybe required)
  • Liaise and communicate with London Office – work with corporate team on event concepts & guidelines.
  • Work cross functionally to lead communication and collaborate with several departments (Client Engagement, Merchandising & Allocations, Visual Merchandising, App, Health & Safety) and retail stores within the Americas, as well as provide updates to Executive team
  • Manage individual and overall events budget

Personal Profile

  • 7-10 years years of event experience preferably with luxury fashion brand
  • Excellent communication talent – verbal and written with experience in a matrixed organization
  • Detail-oriented with solid organizational and follow-through skills
  • Capable of juggling multiple projects simultaneously with demonstrated adaptability to changes
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively of direct reports

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Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

About Burberry

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

Senior Events Manager- Maternity Leave Cover
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New York
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