Special Events Manager

New York, United States
21 June 2022
Permanent Job

Position

Louis Vuitton North America is searching for a Special Events Manager. This individual will report to the Director of Special Events in the LVA Communications department. The Special Events Manager will support the vision and strategies of the LVA & LVM Special Events programs including Image, Press, Exhibitions and Store Opening Events etc in North and South America. We are looking for someone who will develop and maintain in precise detail local and global event budgets. They will work closely with the events team in Paris to provide support with global projects, initiatives and events. Act as a liaison between key members of LVM and all functional partners across LVA, including regional and country offices.

 

Profile

Job Responsibilities:

  • Brainstorm, strategize and propose event concepts, activations and plans that are first to market
  • Coordinate and complete Image, Press, Exhibitions and Store Opening events etc
  • Liaise with vendors (i.e. catering, production, AV, etc.), includes bidding and negotiating vendor proposals
  • Mentor events coordinator and/or event assistant, when applicable
  • Communicate frequently with LVM and LVA internal partners, as well as external vendors
  • On-site event execution, coordination and external vendor support
  • LVA & LVM budget management, including individual budgets and master budget
  • Work with legal and procurement departments to procure legal documents when planning events with external vendors
  • Collaborate on creation and design of specialty marketing materials

Profile:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Creative problem solver
  • Industry knowledge focused mainly on production
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Multiple years of experience handling event budgets
  • Highly motivated, eager to learn and strong work ethic
  • Very flexible in high-stress situations
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong time leadership skills
  • Must be flexible to travel, as needed
  • Must possess a strong work ethic, and be an enthusiastic team player
  • Well versed in PowerPoint, Photoshop or InDesign and excel
  • Understanding of the Louis Vuitton brand standards and ability to execute at the level required by LV
  • Comfort and ease in communicating with leadership

Additional information

Louis Vuitton is a company that respects the uniqueness of each employee and offers everyone the means to find their place and prosper. We promote initiatives aimed at supporting professional equality for everyone. We strive to go above and beyond purely symbolic measures by building a culture passionate about meaningful strategies aimed at crafting an inclusive workforce. 

In addition to a generous benefits package, unparalleled career development opportunities, both locally & globally, as an employee at Louis Vuitton, you can expect to be provided with industry leading training which will offer you an in-depth insight into the luxury and retail environment.

 

Reference: LVM17295