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Events Manager
Events Manager
Hauser & Wirth
Post Date: 11 Jan 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

Based in Los Angeles and reporting to the Associate Director, Events and Marketing, the Events Manager is an integral part of the Hauser & Wirth Marketing team. This position will work across multiple departments and involve contact with senior staff, artists, curators, collectors, and vendors and as such discretion, professionalism, and an ability to communicate efficiently as well as effectively are required. The ideal candidate will have three to five years related experience (ideally in the greater Los Angeles area), excellent project management skills, and the ability to develop and manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the below.

  • Manage all major client/artist dinner events from start to finish at DTLA and WEHO spaces in collaboration with Associate Director, HWLA Partner’s office, HWLA Sales Team, Artist Teams, HWLA Gallery Assistants and Manuela Restaurant team
  • Oversee invite list and process for all major client/artist related dinner events, in conjunction with Assistant to Partner, HWLA Sales Team and HWLA Gallery Assistants
  • Coordinate and operationalize logistics for all talks, panels, performances, fairs, and all activities in response to exhibitions on view, in collaboration with Associate Director and US Marketing team
  • Research and book program participants, manage correspondence, travel arrangements, payment, reimbursement and all related forms and paperwork in collaboration with Associate Director, US Marketing Team, Gallery Assistants, and accounting department.
  • Coordinate events and programs with HWLA tenants (restaurant and bookstore) to optimize audience opportunities and avoid conflicts
  • In collaboration with the Los Angeles Marketing and Communications team oversee the development of and reporting on all Book and Printed Matter Lab residency activities and promotional campaigns
  • In conjunction with the Associate Director, Marketing and Communications create environmentally conscious promotional material for all public events and assist with promotion utilizing the appropriate communication channels
  • In conjunction with the Manuela team, and Gallery Assistant, schedule and lead weekly Events Meeting to ensure clear communication between HWLA & Manuela Team
  • Keep updated schedule of HWLA events on shared calendar with Manuela
  • In collaboration with Gallery Assistant, create, collate, and manage all details of a given event into dedicated Teams Channels for communication with HWLA staff and Manuela team
  • Liaise with restaurant team to process approved event enquiries in a timely manner, generate estimates, track budgets and execute events to a high standard
  • Initiate and organize arts and cultural events for a range of audiences working alongside Assoc. Dirs. Of Events, Marketing and Communications, and US Marketing Team
  • Maintain and establish working relationships with freelance vendors, including AV, photographers and videographers, DJs, writers, musicians, performers, etc.
  • Coordinate gallery staff event planning and logistics
  • Develop relationships with appropriate sponsors
  • Ensure all events are well documented, reported on, keeping key stakeholders informed throughout the process
  • Ensure OSHA standards, public liability and policies are developed and adhered to
  • Ensure legal obligations and the expectations set out in our policies are met, including health & safety, equality & diversity, finance, procurement, information security and managing people
  • Represent Hauser & Wirth and associated organizations
  • Work weekends and evenings as required

JOB DETAILS

Location
Los Angeles, United States

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