Manager, Special Events - Tommy Hilfiger

Location
New York, New York, United States of America
Posted
17 Aug 2022
Closes
04 Nov 2022
Ref
PVH1USR33266WDINTERNALENGLOBALEXTERNAL
Function
Marketing
Level
Manager
Hours
Full Time
The Manager, Special Events works alongside the VP of Global Sponsorships and Events in planning and producing event-related activities domestically and globally. This person will work within the Marketing department to ensure all event and hospitality related needs are organized and properly carried out from planning through execution. A focus of this position will require the management of internal associate events while partnering with the overall Special Events team on scheduled events within the brand.

The ideal candidate will have a sense of urgency, exercise discretion and judgement; have a high attention to detail, extremely organized, friendly and a 'can do' attitude. The Manager will be an exceptional administrator in the events and hospitality field while being highly motivated to provide a superior experience for associates, Founder Relations and senior TH executive teams, and visiting VIPs to our NA corporate office.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage the creation, planning and production both leading up to and onsite for selected events
  • Work with the PR, Celebrity & Wholesale teams to ensure various showrooms and meeting spaces are stocked and prepped with appropriate food, refreshments, cutlery, furniture arrangements, florals, candles and so forth, for meetings and events; order supplies so showrooms have adequate water, drinks, etc. handy at a moment's notice; ensure showroom locations are in orderly fashion and well-serviced to meet brand standards, both before and after meetings and events
  • Fulfill all hospitality needs for top level TH Executives and VIPs (catering, flower ordering, special needs as requested)
  • Organize external vendors for meetings and events (i.e. dress caterers, manage catering captain onsite)
  • Actively research and review industry hospitality trends and best practices
  • Prepare and monitor event budgets, invoice tracking, and quarterly event calendars
  • Create, write and edit event concept decks, studio briefs, production schedules and timelines
  • Organize and document all materials such as photos and videos from events & initiatives
  • Conduct daily researching of competitor brands and compile monthly brand analysis report
  • Develop weekly status reports and department presentations
  • Work cross-functionally with other teams and departments on initiatives and event related projects
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external vendors, including handling vendor negotiations
  • Must be knowledgeable of the brand's history, its competitors, and current events
  • Execute events according to budgetary allocations and identifies opportunities for cost savings
  • Makes independent decisions supported by supervisors within assigned areas of responsibility


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience, preferably in an event space and hospitality environment
  • Conversational Spanish, a plus
  • Maintain a high attention to detail
  • Established relationships with external vendors
  • Ability to maintain a professional and discreet attitude at all times; extremely organized and able to prioritize and pivot, reflective of urgent and developing priorities in the department
  • Able to problem solve; self-starter with strong ability to meet deadlines and expectations
  • Work well autonomously, take ownership of tasks and be accountable
  • Stellar customer service
  • Ability to perform well in high stress situations
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written; able to take direction and make necessary actions in relation to the needs of the request
  • Positive, friendly attitude, a must
  • Knowledge of local vendors, restaurants, flower delivery, etc. Able to provide appropriate and brand-related suggestions for dining, entertainment, etc.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects
  • Must adhere to deadlines
  • Detail oriented, innovative and agile
  • Fluid environment with changing priorities
  • Some lifting (50 pounds or less) required
  • Ability to travel, when required
  • Late and weekend hours as needed
  • Experience with MS Suite and Keynote, a strong plus
  • Experience with Excel for budget and timeline management

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The Company will not sponsor applicants to this position for work visas or any other work permits

PVH Corp. or its subsidiary ("PVH") is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment on the basis of their individual capabilities and qualifications, consistent with applicable law and without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law. In addition to complying with all applicable laws, PVH also has a strong corporate commitment to inclusion, diversity and to ensuring that all current and future PVH associates are compensated solely on job-related factors such as skill, ability, educational background, work quality, experience and potential. To achieve these goals, across the United States and its territories, PVH prohibits any PVH employee, agent or representative from requesting or otherwise considering any job applicant's current or prior wages, salary or other compensation information in connection with the hiring process. Accordingly, applicants are asked not to disclose this salary history information to PVH

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