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Macy's, Inc

Coordinator, Special Events

Macy's, Inc - New York City, NY

Coordinator, Special Events','MAR02225','!*!Job Overview:

The Special Events Coordinator, will promote, market and develop special events for the regional store locations for Macy's. This position networks and partners with key senior level executives in the stores as well as the Central Merchant organization. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:

• Planning and executing sales-driving, brand-building in-store special events in collaboration with Macy's vendors and other strategic partners; includes managing freelancers/outside vendors, such as stylists, caterers, and production companies.  Development of event proposals, budgets and execution strategies that are communicated and approved by Director (40%)

• Relationship Management with of all vendors and sponsors, which translate into event opportunities; identifying outside sponsors for Macy's special events to offset departmental expense. (20%)

• Managing the departmental budget, including writing purchase orders, tracking expense, following up with vendors, and compiling seasonal forecasts (15%)

• Writing Macy's event marketing advertising copy for newspaper, online, radio, and in-store formats and coordinating the internal and external advertising approval processes (15%)

• Evaluating Macy's event marketing initiatives from both quantitative (e.g., sales, attendance) and qualitative standpoints (e.g., event flow, branding opportunity); reporting results to management (10%)

• Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality.

Qualifications:

Education/Experience:

• Bachelors Degree with focus in Marketing, Communications or the Arts preferred.

• 2-3 years of event coordination and execution experience, preferably in a retail environment.

Communication Skills:

• Strong written and oral communications skills.

Mathematical Skills:

• Proven financial skills-budgets and execution.

• Competence and comfort level with basic quantitative analysis.

Reasoning Ability:

• Strong ability to manage several different projects simultaneously/grace under pressure.

• Strong organizational skills and the ability to remain flexible to changing business needs.

Other Skills:

• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as Lotus Notes.

• Possess a valid driver's license.

Work Hours:

• Ability to work a flexible schedule based on department and company needs.

• Must be willing to travel.

 

This job description is not all inclusive. Macy’s Inc. reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. Macy's Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.','','United States-New York-New York','Parade, Annual Events, and Entertainment','Coordinator, Special Events

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Coordinator, Special Events Macy's, Inc - New York City, NY, United States

   

Location: New York City, NY

Company Profile:
Macy’s, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier retailers, with fiscal 2012 sales of $27.7 billion. The company operates the Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s brands with about 840 department stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, and the macys.com and bloomingdales.com websites. The company also operates 13 Bloomingdale’s Outlet stores.