Big news. I’m hiring two positions. One is for an Associate Event Producer and the other is for a summer intern. Read the qualifications, requirements, and job descriptions below. Interested?
ASSOCIATE EVENT PRODUCER
Your lucky day is here, an Associate Event Producer position is available at Michelle Edgemont. You would be taking over all client interactions and day-to-day operations while I’m on maternity leave July 15 – October 1st. You will be responsible for selling our services to perspective clients, executing their design experience, and keeping up on emails. After that, you will work closely on the design of events with me, eventually taking on your own awesome events. It’s important that you are available from 9-5 to answer all emails and on some nights/weekends for meetings and events. Most importantly, be available on the following dates for Summer/Fall 2014 events: June 28th, September 5th, September 18th, September 27th, October 18th, and October 31st. The job will be around 10-20 hours a week, longer hours on weeks we have events. The right person is interested in growing within the company and working for Michelle Edgemont on the long term. Employment contract will be for 12 months, with the option to renew if we are both happy. I want you to be happy. Job pays a weekly stipend while I’m on maternity leave, then commission based on individual events after that. Pay is commiserate with experience and enthusiasm.
Fluent in Photoshop cs6, Illustrator cs6, InDesign cs6, Microsoft Office, and WordPress
Previous experience in planning, executing, and/or designing events.
Skilled at hand sketching, digitally illustrating, or 3D rendering.
Experience of, comfort of, and knowledge of a multitude of craft tools.
Have your own space to create and store large scale installations, craft projects, and event decor.
Comfortable driving in NYC
Capable of lifting and carrying up to 30lbs
Available on some evenings and weekends for event production and client meetings.
Exceptional writing skills
Own a MAC computer with the following programs installed: Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign CS6, Microsoft Office
Reliable internet service
Ability to answer emails with in a few hours between 9-5 Monday-Friday
Available 10-20 hours per week, more on weeks we have events.
Lives in the NYC metro area and willing to come to my Brooklyn home office every now and then
Floral design experience is helpful, although not necessary
Comfortable on your feet for hours at a time
Appreciates Beyonce, candy, afternoon ice cream runs, bright colors, and modern design.
-Manage and reply to all company email within 24hrs between 9am-5pm when I’m on maternity leave (July 15 – October 1st)
-Manage perspective client inquiries for planning, design, and florals. Including conducting initial phone consultations, putting together custom proposals, meeting perspective clients at local coffee shops, speaking intelligently about the Michelle Edgemont design experience, and following through with the booking process. Aka, bring in the money.
-Manage all aspects of events in the Fall of 2014. This includes communicating with clients and other vendors, sending final invoices, sourcing and ordering supplies, crafting decorations, ordering flowers, assisting in floral arranging, installing weekend events with the team, gathering props around the city, managing each event’s budget, managing a team of assistants, keeping’ it real.
-A few floral market mornings. Yes, they are early. Yes, I’ll buy you a coffee.
-Manage blog posts. Write a few, post a few, manage guest posters.
-Maybe take on some cool inspiration shoots and DIY projects. Come with your own ideas you’d love to execute and we’ll make them happen together.
To apply, let’s follow formalities with a resume. I’m more interested in why you want this job, your description in your own words of your past related experience, and your understanding of the Michelle Edgemont brand. Along with your resume, send over an inspiration board (pinterest or computer designed) of how you envision the perfect Michelle Edgemont designed event.
Email the above to myself at Michelle@Michelleedgemont.com with the subject line “EVENT PRODUCER (YOUR NAME)”
The position starts when I find the right person.
Spring/summer intern position available. Time commitment is one full day or two half days per week, plus Saturdays when we have an event. Perfect for the guy or gal who is interested in event design and/or planning. The intern job will be partly in-house in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn and partly remote. The internship will go until the end of April until the end of July with the possibility of staying on after I give birth to a tiny human in August.
Fluent in photoshop, illustrator, and indesign cs6
Fluent in WordPress
Fluent in Microsoft Office
Passionate about event design and planning
Design background preferred, although not required
Loves crafts and has a knowledge of a wide range of craft techniques, tools, and supplies
Lives in the NYC metro area and capable of coming to my home office in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn
Has a MAC laptop with up to date Adobe and Microsoft programs installed
Available one day a week and on some weekends for event production
Interest in events, flowers, planning, and weddings
Able to lift and carry up to 30lbs
Comfortable on your feet for hours at a time
-Update our website galleries, Facebook, and advertising accounts with recent work. Format photos in photoshop and upload to the web.
-Create custom graphics that fit the Michelle Edgemont brand to use on our website
-Source materials for events in person and online
-Craft decorations and paper goods for events
-Assist in production at events on the weekends (not every weekend)
To apply, tell me a little bit about yourself, send over a short resume, explain why you are interested in event design, and send over a few examples of your design work. Email me at Michelle@michelleedgemont.com with the subject line “INTERNS RULE (YOUR NAME)” The position is unpaid, although frequently comes with ice cream breaks. I’m happy to offer school credit, if possible.