DriveShop is actively recruiting for Event Production Managers to join our corporate office in Redmond, WA

Event Production Manager Position Overview:

The Event Production Manager is the key member of our company's Experiential Marketing efforts.  Your primary responsibility will be to work on translating event strategies and plans into programs for our field operations teams to execute.  To fulfill this responsibility you'll work closely with our Account Managers to evaluate the event objectives, coordinate movement of equipment, manage the inventories and materials, direct the production of creative elements, give input to staffing plans, evaluate event performance metrics, budget oversight and support overall event management.  Key indicators of your success as an Event Production Manager are the efficiency of resource allocation, managing event timelines and budgets as well as the satisfaction of your colleagues which rely on the quality and timeliness of your work to meet their performance objectives.

About You:
A minimum of three to five years of event planning, client or agency experiential marketing experience is required along with a bachelor's degree, preferably in marketing, business administration, communications or public relations.  The ability to successfully manage simultaneous projects and/or events at various stages of completion and expertise in meeting the needs of remote stakeholders are key elements of this position.  Your written, phone and online communication skills are precise and professional.  You are capable of consistently and quickly producing client-ready materials, reports, communications with a proficiency in using Microsoft Office products.  You thrive in a casual team environment where every day is a different challenge.  Lastly, as we work exclusively with the world’s leading automakers, automotive marketing experience, knowledge or a high level of interest in automobiles is desirable. 

We offer the right candidate an opportunity that includes a competitive base salary, bonus potential, health care benefits and retirement plan.  Modest travel may be involved from time-to-time but this position will primarily work from our corporate headquarters in Redmond, WA.  Most importantly, as an Event Production Manager, you will have a key role contributing the continuous development of our service model and implementation of innovative solutions we are creating for the automotive industry.

Next Steps:
If you are interested in this opportunity, in lieu of a cover letter please submit a 300-500 word essay on one of the three topics: 1) Your first car, 2) Your favorite car related memory or 3) If budget was no object the car you most wish was in your garage today along with your salary expectations and resume to  Resumes without an essay and the aforementioned requirements or minimum qualifications will not be considered.  Those candidates where see we the potential of a good fit will be contacted for an initial phone interview.

About Us:
DriveShop is an engagement marketing agency dedicated to the core belief that every car is a hot rod for somebody.  Our mission is to help automakers and agency partners create experiences that inspire people to fall in love with their next new car.  Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Redmond, WA, DriveShop operates 15 regional offices throughout the United States.  DriveShop is one of Inc Magazines fastest growing 5,000 companies for 2015 & 2016, is on Event Marketer Magazine “It List” as one of the Top 100 Event Agencies of the year and was certified as a Great Place to Work.    

Location: Redmond, WA

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