Event Producer

  • 41 5th Ave, New York, NY 10003, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Cannonball

It’s an exciting and fun time here at Cannonball! As a New York City-based, M/WBE-certified event production company, we’re dedicated to creating big, bold, one-of-a-kind experiences. Cannonball is the fastest growing food and beverage events company in the country, and the Event Production Team is largely responsible for our success. Some of our tentpole events and clients include: Bacon and Beer Classic; Taco Takeover; Whiskey Feast; Winter Warmer; and more.

About Our Team

A dedicated team of foodies and adventurers, we live for delicious, heart-stopping fun. If we aren't exploring the latest Big Apple pop-up, exhibit or show, you can probably find us at happy hour, brainstorming some crazy new event concept over cocktails (and anything bacon-wrapped). In addition to our passion for events and new experiences, we bring together a diverse mix of perspectives and expertise, a commitment to hard work and integrity, and many years of experience.

Job Description

About the Position

Cannonball is seeking an Event Producer to drive new concepts through execution. We are seeking a passionate and hardworking person with a positive attitude who is highly social, excited about entrepreneurship, and will give 110% on any task given.

This person will be responsible for the following responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Managing and producing Cannonball’s in-house events/festivals, as well as some events on behalf of its clients and partners

  • Source venues, third-party vendors, and talent for all aspects of event activations

  • Build and oversee budget

  • Manage permitting and health/fire dept. regulations in festival cities 

  • Work with internal teams on creative, design, press and legal

  • Create event materials such as floor plans, run of show timelines, load-in kits, contact lists, deliverables, shot lists, and other documents pertinent for event

  • Manage event planning staff and team members on-site with clear roles and responsibilities

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

About You

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree

  • 2-3 years of experience in event management, event planning, and promotions

  • Knowledge of national venues and vendors

  • Highly collaborative, fostering strong relationships across all parts of the business and must enjoy learning/sharing knowledge

  • A high sense of urgency and ability to prioritize

  • Creative, curious and entrepreneurial spirit- loves thinking of and executing new ideas

  • Passionate about events and care deeply about customer experience

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Able to communicate Cannonball brand intelligently, professionally and effectively

  • Live in the New York City metro area

Additional Information

You should be able to easily meet in the city at our office in NYC.

Benefits and Perks

Competitive salary; traveling the country for events; connecting with key contacts in the entertainment/hospitality/media industry; attending fun events/team outings; working closely with the CEO.

Duration

Full-time (contractor for the first 90 days, and thereafter with employee status)

To Apply

Please include your resume and cover letter. Only those who are selected to interview will be contacted.