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Job Opportunities at Outpost

Outpost is an experiential marketing agency and media company that runs the industry disrupting Outpost Trade events series. Called a “game changer” by Forbes, Cool Hunting, Gear Junkie, and others, Outpost is poised to change the way people do business. At Outpost, you will get hands-on experience as you help grow a marketing and media company into a major force.

Events & Production Manager

We are currently looking for an experienced, self-motivated individual to join our team as an event or production manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance of our web site, social media accounts, newsletter outreach, community event coordination, and tracking the success of these efforts. Overall we are looking for a detail-oriented person that’s into music, outdoor lifestyle, and media culture. The candidate will have experience running day to day activities for simultaneously occurring multiple, large events.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage activities around event set setup for large multi-day events
  • Coordinate and manage contractors and other partners for video and other production shoots
  • Generate invoices, contracts, and other documentation and follow up
  • Work with Outpost team and event contractors to coordinate event activities
  • Maintain contact with partners, vendors, and contractors to confirm event orders and other day to day follow up
  • Supervise events onsite working directly with partners, vendors, and contractors
  • Assist in employee scheduling
  • Manage shipments for events
  • Follow up with clients and contractors after events to gather feedback
  • Research and develop email blasts to maintain contact with various partners
  • Provide input and copy for website upkeep around events

Position Qualifications:

  • Experience: event coordination 2-4 years
  • College graduate
  • Flexible schedule and some remote work okay
  • The position is based in NYC
  • Contractor role for the first 4 months, with an option to become a full time hire for the right candidate
  • Benefits available if the candidate is hired as a full time employee
  • Must be very detail oriented and organized
  • Bring a love for events and good aesthetic sense
  • Self-motivated, outgoing with entrepreneurial flare, energetic, assertive and good with people
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Work well independently and in teams
  • Proactively anticipate problems and create solutions
  • Ability to negotiate rates with vendors and contractors a big plus
  • Event Planning skills a plus

Community Manager

We are currently looking for an experienced, self-motivated individual to join our growing team as a Community Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance of our web site, social media accounts, newsletter outreach, community event coordination, and tracking the success of these efforts.

Overall we are looking for a detail-oriented person that’s into music, outdoor lifestyle, and media culture.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintain our schedule for content release across all channels
  • Daily updates to our website
  • Keep the Outpost social accounts, including Facebook and Instagram up to date
  • Periodic updates to Vimeo, Youtube, LinkedIn and other channels
  • Work with our data team to make improvements and drive traffic
  • Manage outreach through newsletters
  • Help to shape physical event series with Outpost staff and external partners
  • Some editing and story shaping

Other Information:

  • The position is part time ~20 hours a week
  • Initially, it’s a contractor role, with an option to become a full time hire for the right candidate
  • We are looking for someone in NYC or the surrounding area
  • The position would be a mixture of remote and on-site work

Requirements:

  • Either have or are working toward a 4-year degree
  • 2 – 4 years experience maintaining web and social communication
  • 1 – 2 years experience editing content for publication
  • Must be qualified to work in the US

Contact us at experience@outposttrade.com if this sounds like you!