Vox Media is hiring an

Experiential Producer (Contractor)

New York, United States
Contractor

As the leading independent modern media company, Vox Media ignites conversations and influences culture. Across digital, podcasts, TV, streaming, live events, and print, we tell stories that affect our audience's daily lives and entertain as much as they inform.

Our portfolio features influential and respected editorial properties including Vox, New York Magazine, The Verge, The Cut, Eater, Vulture, The Strategist, Polygon, SB Nation, Intelligencer, Curbed, Grub Street and Recode. Off-platform, the Vox Media Podcast Network offers one of the largest collections of popular podcasts, and Vox Media Studios produces and distributes the award-winning nonfiction shows. Powered by innovative technology that scales quality, the Chorus publishing platform and Concert advertising marketplace answer the always-changing needs of modern audiences, creators and marketers.

Vox Media has been named one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies in Media,” an Inc. “Company of the Year,” Digiday’s “Best Company for Parents,” and one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign.

As part of the Vox Media Experiential Team you will work across many different custom advertiser events and tent-pole events including, but not limited to Code Conference, Vulture Festival, Sundance Film Festival, How I Get It Done events, Pivot Schooled and new franchises under development. 

What We’re Looking For:

We’re always looking for support on events during our busy seasons on a freelance basis. The type of people we are looking for are self-starters who thrive in a collaborative environment.  Creative thinkers who can develop experiential concepts and activations and build proposals that meet our brand and client’s goals—concepts that become next-level impactful moments. 

What You’ll Do:

  • High touch client and internal stakeholder management during post sale for an event including leading meetings and correspondence to articulate program details, deliverables and program elements 
  • Budget development and management including but not limited to: client management, vendor/venue outreach and contracting, timeline and deliverables, oversee staff and extended production team
  • Work closely with marketing and promotion lead, insights and data teams on strategy and timeline to create targeted guest list and ensure strong attendance 
  • Work closely with design on the production of event-related creative elements (event RSVP page, invitations, ads, email blasts/newsletters, social media creative) and oversee all creative deliverables
  • Lead internal status meetings with internal stakeholders
  • Lead client status meetings
  • Develop run of show and production schedule 
  • Be on-site for the event, walkthroughs, load in and load out to oversee 
  • Work with marketing team to build post-event wrap report, surveys as needed 
  • Other production manager services for the event, as may be requested by company and/or main contact.

 

What You'll Bring: 

  • Familiarity with Vox Media brands 
  • 2+ years experience working in media 
  • Strong understanding and interest in current events, pop-culture, trends and innovations with the ability to translate that knowledge into experiences and revenue-driving opportunities
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and juggle multiple projects at once while paying close attention to deadlines and details
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong skill set to come up with creative/out-of-the-box concepts, build proposals, and potentially execute when they sell through
  • Ability to collaborate across multiple departments and understand the value of working as a team

About working at Vox Media:

This is an evergreen position. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply. Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

 

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