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About Us

We are MotorTrend.

With a monthly reach of more than 131 million, MTG is the largest automotive media company in the world. With franchises including MotorTrend, Hot Rod, Roadkill, Faster with Finnegan, Top Gear America, Motor MythBusters, Kevin Hart’s Muscle Car Crew, and dozens of other world-class brands, we are reimagining storytelling around mobility. Our portfolio brings together Discovery’s #1 TV network for automotive super fans, with our vast automotive digital platform that includes direct-to-consumer products, websites, apps, connected TVs, social, and live events.

 

Our People

The people who work at MotorTrend embody the passion of our content, and wake up every day intent on embracing, entertaining, and empowering the motoring world. 

 

The Role

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

The Account Director, Events & Experiential Marketing (salaried, full time, regular) is a dynamic professional who will be responsible for managing experiential and event experiences focusing on the strategy and creative planning. Essential duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Strategize, develop, and create experiential marketing event lead initiatives for our advertisers and client campaigns, owned and operated events and potential partnership opportunities
  • Collaborate with the internal departments to create a full 360 program – with the event as the heartbeat – including but not limited to: marketing, social media, PR, digital, editorial and campaign management
  • Own the planning and execution of assigned projects, events and experiences including planning, developing decks and creative briefs, managing creative development and delivery
  • Evaluate the event and experiential marketing space for new and refreshing activation ideas, content creators, various touchpoints, fabrication shops and branded environments
  • Assist the team with vendor, venue agency and client related communication
  • Assist with the management production, logistics, and execute aligning against contracts & sold projects
  • Oversee project timelines to ensure all parties actively makes timely decisions
  • Support the Vice President, Experiential Marketing and Events with various tasks

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • This position could include supervising one or more employees, where applicable

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Media, or Communications preferred.
  • 5-7 years of experience in experiential marketing, with passion for live events and event production.
  • 5-7 years of experience in marketing for digital products and services preferred, ideally for an automotive and/or entertainment brand.
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
    • Creative, outside the box thinker, collaborator and big picture ideator
    • Process oriented and must possess a general understanding of project management & event methodologies, frameworks, and best practices.
    • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and continuously drive improvement.
    • Strong organizational, and time management skills.
    • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with multiple layers of management, keeping stakeholders well-informed on a regular cadence.
    • Excellent verbal and written skills.
    • Strong attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy and quality.
    • Proactive and takes initiative to resolve issues and communicates progress.
    • Must be able to excel and work in a team environment.

Physical Requirements:

  • The ability to sit for prolonged period of time and view computer screen.
  • The ability to travel at on-site events and projects multiple times annually.

Equipment/Software Used:

  • Google Suite (i.e. Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drive, etc.)
  • Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Slack, Smart Sheet, Adobe and Asana

Work Environment:

  • Work is performed in an office environment that is well lit and ventilated.

NOTE: This position description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict any other tasks that may be assigned.

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