Manager, Events

  • Company: Christian Dior Inc.
  • Location: United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Communication & Media
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: CDC02126
  • Date of publication: 2018.11.09

Position

JOB PURPOSE

Support Events Director with all aspects of organization for Dior`s events and partnerships.


Profile

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Participate in developing strategic special events, in partnership with Paris headquarters, to increase brand awareness and exposure, drive sales, and increase client loyalty including: Product launches, Heritage Events, Press events, Collection Premieres and Previews, Client Events, Ad Value Events
  • Act as direct event liaison for all Regional Directors and Boutique Managers through frequent communication (including updates, timelines and verbal communication) regarding all event activity
  • Identify exciting potential event partners in regional markets
  • Manage all aspects of pre/post event planning and execution for the specified markets
  • Oversee all logistical relationships with preferred event vendors
  • Work directly with Paris partners on event briefs and reporting/recaps
  • Effectively communicate importance of event to corporate and boutique teams while building excitement for the project
  • Ensure maximum sales and luxury client experience by clearly conveying the brand focus, desired results, and event flow
  • Strong communication on event logistics and internal planning with other departments (training, merchandising, VM)

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to react to change of business demands
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills with a sense of priority and attention to detail
  • Comfortable in making autonomous decisions in a timely manner
  • Ability to relate and work with all kind of people inside and outside the organization
  • Partnership and respect of fellow colleagues
  • Organization, strong communication, diligence and delegation skills

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4+ years experience in events, marketing and client development, within a luxury fashion brand is a plus
  • Ability for frequent travel
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Sufficient in budget management
  • Highly motivated and eager to learn
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