Career 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, 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. We’re currently looking to fill several positions in the next few weeks. Please contact email@example.com if you are interested in any of the roles below.
We’re looking for someone with 10+ years of experience managing creative strategy for large-scale marketing experiential activations. Our ideal fit here will have managed and scaled all aspects of IRL experiential, including responsibility for overall creative direction. You’ll come in on day one ready to design all aspects of activation creative, inspired by leading culture and consumer behavior.
You’ll write the symphony and then manage the orchestra, developing a world class, large-scale activation “road show” plan across multiple markets, managing the plan to success, and providing data-supported insights about conversion from top-of-the-funnel to event-level interactions, ROI, and other success metrics.
The position is client facing and will also involve managing several other agencies to ensure smooth implementation of the strategic plan across various marketing and production channels.
SENIOR PROJECT DIRECTOR
Working in close partnership with the Experiential Director, the Senior Project Manager will manage the overall experiential budget, workback the timeline of experiential moments, and ensure all agency partners are working towards a unified goal.
Our ideal candidate here has 10 years experience overseeing large, complex events, and they’ll be comfortable overseeing multiple large events simultaneously, ranging from owned experiences to large scale activations at popular music and cultural festivals.
The role is client-facing, and you’ll be responsible for a multiple person implementation team.
CREATIVE PRODUCER (EVENT DESIGNER)
The Creative Producer works in partnership with the Events Manager and the creative team to ensure each city/space we walk into has the right feel and associated assets to bring the activation to life. For example, a space in Austin for SXSW will be different than a venue in Park City for Sundance. The right candidate will bring 3-5 years in experiential design with a portfolio or work that reflects their unique style; design school is a big plus. This will be a contract role initially, with a review after 6 months and an opportunity to come on fulltime.
SENIOR EVENTS MANAGER
The Senior Events Manager runs the event activation on-the-ground. Everyone on the team reports to this person, they set budget, hire and manage contractors, and ensure the overall success of the project.
The candidate will have 5+ years experience in managing large, complex “road shows”, taking activations to large events in multiple cities over a 6-10 month timeframe. They will have demonstrated success managing complex activations with minimal on-the-ground management oversight. Events will range from owned experiences to large scale activations at popular music and cultural festivals.
The Events Manager reports directly to the Senior Events Manager and is responsible for everything associated with each event and distance between events. With a keen attention to detail, you’ll developing a routing, shipping, and logistics schedule, while also managing a team of contractors to bring our activations to life in each city.
ASSISTANT EVENTS MANAGER
Working in close partnership with the Events Manager, the Assistant Events Manager will provide resources on-the-ground, including coordination for all event and activation activities, logistics, event-level data collection, and other tasks. Our ideal candidate will have 2-5 years experience. This will be a contract role initially, with a review after 6 months and an opportunity to come on fulltime.