Job Opening: Events Coordinator

The person will assist Garden & Gun’s event team in hosting signature brand experiences

Note: We are no longer accepting applications for this position

Garden & Gun Magazine, LLC is a lifestyle brand anchored by its award-winning national magazine that covers the best of the South, including the sporting culture, the food, the music, the art, the literature, the people and their ideas.

The Garden & Gun Integrated Marketing department hosts signature brand experiences and partners with various G&G advertisers to execute over 60 events per year. This team seeks an organized, hardworking, and detail-oriented Events Coordinator to learn and implement G&G’s event programs. The perfect candidate is creative, accommodating, and eager to learn the ins and outs of the dynamic G&G brand and its exciting projects.

This position reports directly to the Events Manager.

Job Description

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Aid in pre-event planning, promotion, and coordinating, including managing ticket sales, vendor agreements, collateral, rental orders, run of shows, budgeting, etc.

• Research and secure local venues, photographers, vendors, and social influencers according to event locations

• Communicate directly with clients and vendors during the planning process

• Lead execution of events, including logistics, PR, marketing, budgeting and all other related activities

• Lead and/or assist on-site at G&G events (roles include check-in, vendor management, client management, set-up/breakdown, timeline management, gift bags, etc.)

• Assist in managing the G&G Events email account with Events Intern

• Run event-related errands such as rental deliveries and product pick up when necessary

• Assist with various post-event follow up tasks, such as thank you notes, online photo galleries, surveys and event recaps

Ideal Skills & Attributes

• Knowledge and familiarity of the G&G brand

• Knowledge and familiarity of the event industry and leading players (photographers, florists, venues, etc.)

• Knowledge of Adobe InDesign & Photoshop a plus

Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree

• Minimum of one to two years event planning experience

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Efficient in organization, communication, and time management skills

• Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

• Ability to work independently on various projects

• Able bodied for set up and breakdown of events

• Creative and self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to plan, organize and execute projects which require careful attention to detail

• Proficient in Microsoft Suite

• Ability to travel when required for events (including weekends)

• Able to work well in a fast-paced team environment and present a professional demeanor

• Must have access to a reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license

For immediate consideration, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Applications due by Friday, March 15