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Assistant Manager, Events

Job Details

Hiring Organization Cartier Fifth Avenue Mansion
Post Name Assistant Manager, Events
Qualification Bachelor’s degree within a relevant area of study.
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 5000 To USD 7000 Per Month
Location New York CityNew YorkUnited States  10022

OVERVIEW

The story of Cartier is founded on audacity and passion. For more than 170 years we have embraced a bold, pioneering spirit that continues to inspire our teams across all Métiers from our boutiques to our workshops and corporate offices.

Our 8,500+ colleagues of 90 nationalities are united by a shared independent spirit and commitment to excellence, striving to continuously enrich our Maison heritage by pushing the boundaries of creativity. At Cartier North America, we are proud to employ talent from many different backgrounds, experiences, and identities.

We believe that when diversity and inclusion are fully embraced and empowered, creativity and knowledge emerge to deliver excellence. We continue to work towards creating a workforce that represents the diversity of our clients and our communities.  

MAIN PURPOSE

Reporting directly to the Manager of Events, the Assistant Manager of Events will be responsible for successfully defining a yearly client experience action plan strategy and developing & implementing the in-store events of a North American region.

This role will be accountable for partnering with multiple departments to deliver a successful execution of various types of client experience activations. This person must have proven experience to handle multiple projects simultaneously with ease and is comfortable, and successful in a fast-paced environment.

This person upholds the ideals of the Cartier legacy with a clear understanding of luxury service, defining and developing exceptional experiences and creative events, and ensuring the delivery of the best Client Journey possible.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create, organize, and implement the yearly client experience action plan for retail boutiques and POS, with objectives, goals, and KPIs.
  • Develop and manage each event process from start to finish and proactively develop various components, including event concept, décor, catering menus, entertainment, social activations, etc. involving key stakeholders.
  • Support the Manager of Events with key strategic and prestige event programs for major product launches, boutique openings, and VIP events -including coordination with production agencies and vendors logistics (2 to 4 per year).
  • Develop and ensure goals and guidelines are in line with Cartier’s strategy, brand, image & budget for each project.
  • Monitor and evaluate results and draft sales & ROI reports. Generate feedback and metrics, creative solutions, and new ideas to add value to be used in event development.
  • Negotiate fees with vendors and monitor the regional budget daily.
  • Partner with local cultural organizations, philanthropic groups, and business organizations to create strategic partnerships and events with long-term benefits.
  • Present programs and events for validation to regional executives and key stakeholders. Be able to defend their merit and advocate on behalf of the network.
  • Provides leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; creates and promotes a positive and supportive work environment.
  • Build strong relationships with network leaders and commercial counterparts to ensure all projects are successful and meet 360 expectations.

Qualifications & Education

  • Bachelor’s degree within a relevant area of study.

Required Experience

  • 4+ years of work experience in luxury hospitality and/or events required.
  • Event planning experience in the luxury retail environment is a benefit.

Technical Skills/Abilities

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office – PowerPoint proficiency is required.
  • Ability to work with multiple departments and actors (local US, and international with headquarters in France).
  • Excellent budget management skills.

Personal Skills

  • Must be a team player, proactive, enthusiastic, and positive with professional maturity.
  • Strong understanding of providing luxury service and exceptional experiences for Cartier customers.
  • Constantly seeks new and creative ways to meet the changing needs of our clients.
  • Creative problem solver, strong attention to detail, motivated, and a self-starter.
  • Ability and willingness to shift between managing the process and providing “hands-on” work to ensure things get done. A collaborative approach with the ability to foster a united work environment with a “can do” attitude; demonstrates initiative.
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results orientation, with a track record for delivering to plan.
  • Flexibility to adapt quickly to changing circumstances; ability to proactively question and challenge to prioritize and identify solutions in a timely manner.
  • This person must have proven experience to handle multiple projects simultaneously and is comfortable and successful in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to project an approachable and professional image in personal appearance, manner, and demeanor.
  • Ability and willingness to work extended hours and travel as needed.

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