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PRODUCER/EVENT MANAGER

START DATE: ASAP

DURATION: Until June 30th, 2017 with contract prolongation opportunity and 3 months of probation period

LOCATION: Yerevan, Armenia

JOB DESCRIPTION: IDeA foundation is seeking a Producer/Event Manager to join the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative team, reporting to Deputy CEO. Producer/Event Manager will be involved in every aspect of creative projects and events, from the initial creative briefing through to execution and delivery. He/She will also organize and manage events in coordination with relevant team members and outsourced service providers.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Production

  • Management of the entire relationship with external service providers, including research of candidates, negotiations, contracting, project communication and payments.
  • Coordination of production and sourcing of the approved products (eg marketing materials, print banners, souvenirs, gifts, ets) and liaison with the manufacturers for branding and delivery
  • Supervision of post-production procedures for audio/visual products (eg films, commercials, etc) like editing and sound mixing, in order to make sure the end product is delivered according to the brief
  • Management of production budgets
  • Arranging and overseeing the effective distribution of marketing materials
  • Liaising with the Creative Director and outsourced service providers to ensure that all printed, audio and video products are in line with the creative strategy
  • Liaising with the Communications Director on all questions regarding distribution, in order to best implement the media strategy.

Event management

  • Participation in development of event concepts
  • Setting, communicating and maintaining timelines and priorities
  • Management of supplier relationships, including research on candidates, negotiations, contracting, project communication and payments.
  • Management of events’ budgets
  • Management of the invitation process where necessary
  • Hiring and supervising contractors such as caterers and security
  • Booking venues, entertainment, equipment and supplies
  • Working with the communications team on event promotion
  • Analyze event performance and prepare reports

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • 3-5 years of experience in PR, Marketing, event or project management; international work experience is a plus
  • Superior managerial skills, ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports
  • Experience in working with multiple vendors and agencies, as well as in tracking budgets
  • Ability to think critically to successfully manage execution; collaborate and build relationships with a strong service orientation
  • Result oriented with the ability to multi-task and work cross-functionally
  • Excellent relationship and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of the team, while being self-motivated
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent knowledge of Armenian, English and Russian both oral and written
  • Proficiency in MS Office

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CVs by e-mail to [email protected]. Please indicate the title of the position “Producer/Event Manager" in the subject line of your e-mail. IDeA Foundation is grateful to all interested applicants; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

ABOUT IDeA FOUNDATION:

IDeA (Initiatives for Development of Armenia) Charitable Foundation was established by the entrepreneurs and philanthropists Ruben Vardanyan and Veronika Zonabend. The Foundation focuses on programs which achieve tangible socioeconomic development and assist Armenia in transition from the survival model to the prosperity model. IDeA is committed to promoting social entrepreneurship in Armenia through investments in long-term, non-profit projects, as well as ensuring their sustainability.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31 October 2016