Special Events Manager

  • Paramount Pictures
  • Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Mar 02, 2018
Full time Marketing Strategy-Planning Entertainment

Job Description

This position will be responsible for the overall coordination and execution of all assigned on-lot events and will be the key liaison between the client and all internal and external operating partners in order to ensure a flawless event. 

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Work with clients to determine event details and guide their expectations to ensure a successful event
  • Make sure all details of events are properly planned and executed
  • Work with the sales department to ensure clients’ expectations are met
  • Develop working budgets and work with client through cost details
  • Oversee applicable contracts and payment schedules
  • Serve as liaison between the client and all internal/external partners
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of all assigned events
  • Work closely with on lot departments (Security, Janitorial, Fire, Hospital, Grips, Set Lighting, etc.)
  • Establish strong relationships with outside vendors in order to fulfill event needs
  • Accurately track and record event spending and facilitate timely billing
  • Work all hours assigned, including weekends and Holidays if necessary

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 3 years experience in event planning and execution

Additional Qualifications

Desired Skills:

  • Strong proficiency in all Microsoft applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong Event Planning skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proven success in developing client relationships and managing client expectations
  • Team oriented: proven success working in a team environment and willing to assist others as needed
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to manage several projects at one time
  • Have an understanding of budgeting and financial management
  • Must be willing and able to work irregular hours and weekends when needed
We’re an equal opportunity employer (EOE). 

Viacom provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, family or parental status, age, veteran or disability status, or other protected status.