Events Manager

Job Description:

  • Work closely with the marketing and events teams to create and deliver an event plan that supports and complements the wider marketing strategy
  • Work with marketing to manage the development and implementation of promotion activities for events, providing recommendations and guidance on best practice
  • Manage from start to finish the ideation, planning, and delivery of each event
  • Support the delivery of The Journal’s consumer event calendar
  • Research and pitch event ideas for the franchise
  • Liaise with Marketing to develop materials to support brand visibility; event collateral and event sponsorship presence,
  • Liaise with Editorial to ensure content of events and event experience are in line with Editorial’s goals
  • Prepare and write event proposals
  • Create and maintain project budgets, timelines, logistics and contractual oligations
  • Keep ahead of and on top of what the industry and the competitive set is doing
  • Work closely with Event Director on event ideation and design for The Journal’s brand events


  • Highly creative with a strong eye for event design
  • Excellent understanding of the events business; comfortable with a demanding, operations-heavy, hands-on role
  • Sound business judgment and the ability to work closely with internal departments, clients and external vendors to coordinate the logistics of each event
  • Strong implementation and organizational skills and the ability to ensure successful, high caliber events that satisfy external and internal sponsors and attendees
  • Knowledge of relationship management, project management and resource concepts and methodologies
  • Superior time management skills, unmatched attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment, meeting multiple tight deadlines
  • Creative, innovative person who enjoys working in a collaborative, results-oriented environment
  • Self-starter that can work on their own
  • Good understanding of audience, people management experience, problem-solving orientation
  • Passion for the profession


  • 5+ years of event industry experience
  • Ability to be flexible, travel within United States and internationally, and work extra hours as needed
  • Experiencing managing heavy event schedules
  • Strong copy writing skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Knowledge of event design and promotion processes
  • Knowledge of event marketing

Company Overview:

About Dow Jones

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world’s largest newsgathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Equal Opportunity Employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets

Requisition ID 2016-28070

Job Locations USA – NY-NEW YORK

Job Function Marketing


Job Area1 Marketing & Corp Comms

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