Townsquare Media Job – Utica Based Live Events Manager
Townsquare Media is looking for a Live Events Manager for our Utica-Rome based operation serving Central New York.
The Live Events group at Townsquare Media is responsible for the development, production, and promotion of over 300 live events across the country on an annual basis. The group’s activity encompasses music events/festivals, consumer and trade expos and fairs, as well as other non-music entertainment.
The Live Events Manager will be the point person for all aspects of Townsquare Media’s live events business in Utica NY and will be involved in all aspects of each show/event.The position will be responsible for the following:
Primary point of contact and leadership for each event in Utica,NY, responsible for creating and driving revenue, and managing expenses
Deep familiarity with Utica, NY and our products, including broadcasting, commerce, and digital marketing assets
Lead role on in-house planning and logistics for each event: creating and managing timelines and assigning responsibilities among local staff
Working with local sales force to drive vendor solicitation, booth sales, and sponsorship sales
Working with local programming team to drive and promote ticket sales – responsible for creating and implementing marketing plans for each major event
Logistics management, including travel and catering
Availability to work weekends as needed
New business development – sourcing, identifying and capitalizing on opportunities for organic growth or through acquisition of existing live event properties
Idea generation and implementation
The position will report to the VP/General Manager of Utica, NY but will also work extensively with the corporate live events team, based in Connecticut.
Ideal candidates will possess one or more of the following:
3-7 years of experience in live event production (either from an agency, venue, production company, or tour/concert promoter)
Deep familiarity with MS Office suite products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)
Basic financial accounting skills (to build event by event pro forma financials)
Existing relationships with local agencies and venues
Familiarity with cost management and show settlement procedures
Some production oversight experience (staging, sound & lights, pipe & drape)
Eagerness to work hard, learn, and be part of a growing and fast-moving live events team with upward mobility for successful employees
To be commensurate with experience.
About Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media, LLC is a local media and entertainment company that owns and operates radio, digital and live event properties. The Company specializes in creating and distributing original entertainment, music and lifestyle content. Townsquare Media owns 244 radio stations and companion websites in 51 small to mid-sized markets (upon completion of pending transactions), over 300 live music and non-music events and certain national digital properties including Taste of Country, Ultimate Classic Rock, Loudwire, The FW, GuySpeed, Diffuser.fm and PopCrush, as well as eCommerce business Seize the Deal. Funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management are the Company’s largest equity holder.
Sumbit your resume and cover letter in person at 9418 River Road in Marcy or via email to VP/General Manager, Mary Jo Beach, using the form below.
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Townsquare Media of Utica/Rome is EOE.