G/O Media is the publisher of the web’s most original media brands, including Gizmodo, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Deadspin, Jezebel, Jalopnik, The Root, The Onion and The A.V. Club, and reaches over 120 million unique visitors a month—more than one-third of all Americans. We connect with the young, diverse audiences that are shaping our future. Through fearless journalism, provoking comedy, and high-impact storytelling, we elevate the stories and issues our readers and viewers are passionate about.
About the Company: G/O Media has combined 11 of the most important and established digitally native media brands ever to create an entirely new media company.
Since G/O Media was formed in 2019, every facet of the company has been completely rebuilt for the future – from user experience to editorial leadership to partner solutions – to create a premium product that drives unmatched engagement and value.
G/O Media's best-in-class digital portfolio includes Gizmodo, The A.V. Club, The Root, Deadspin, Jalopnik, Kotaku, Lifehacker, Jezebel, The Onion, The Takeout and The Inventory.
About the Role: We are currently looking for a detailed-oriented, cost-conscience Event Manager with the creativity, enthusiasm and experience to help bring the G/O Media brands to life through engaging and entertaining live experiences.
This person will report to the VP of Marketing and interact with leaders of sales and editorial teams.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Execute events from beginning to end
Research event venues
Negotiate contracts for event venues
Interface with business and editorial teams
Develop and oversee event budgets
Create detailed project calendar
Maintain weekly event development status reports
The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience managing events for a media company or other sales focused organization
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
A problem solver, with the ability to prioritize and time manage effectively
A persuasive and confident presenter
Strong communication skills (written & spoken)
A fan of and identifies with G/O Media’s brands
G/O Media is deeply committed to fostering a transparently inclusive workplace environment, and people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our company-wide mission is to reach very diverse audiences, and so, we are deeply committed to having teams and leaders that reflect this mission.