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Content Coordinator - NYCC

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Exhibition, Conference and Training Management
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Reed Exhibitions
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REE00AFN Requisition #
WORKING FOR REEDPOP:
ReedPOP wants individuals who demonstrate initiative, an inquisitive mind, an entrepreneurial spirit, a creative vision, an obsession with making things better, a passion for solving puzzles, the humility to laugh at yourself, the willingness to ask for help when you're over your head (you will be), the ability to deal (healthily) with multiple projects, tight deadlines and demanding partners. We work how we live and we apply our passion for pop culture to every aspect of what we do. We want someone who can't help but wake up at 3 AM thinking about improving the experience for our fans.  Our culture is creative, fun, supportive, open without exception, and as with all positions at ReedPOP, the focus is on fans first, regardless of if they're in a three-piece suit or walking around with a four-foot sword made out of cardboard. At ReedPOP, we’ve found that positive, genuine, good-hearted people make great co-workers, so that’s the type of person we hire. Bring us your creativity, personality, customer focus and enthusiasm for pop culture – we can’t wait to meet you!
 
WHAT’S COOL ABOUT THIS JOB:
There is only one New York Comic Con! NYCC is one of the biggest and most exciting pop culture conventions in the entire universe. It also happens to take place in the comic book, publishing, media and licensing capital of the world! What could be cooler than that? The Content Coordinator is responsible for helping create and execute of all of the incredible content that will come to life at New York Comic Con! This includes all panels, screenings, autograph signings, and special events that take place during the event. Your day to day responsibilities could be anything from filling 6,000 seat theaters, to curating intimate workshops, to setting up meet and greets and running offsite activations. One day, you’ll have high level meetings with content partners; the next, you’ll be pushing crates across a loading dock; and the next, you’ll be filling in detailed spreadsheets at the ReedPOP office.  From the creation of new content ideas, to the pre-planning process, to scheduling, budgeting, and execution, the Content Coordinator will play a key role in building an experience that New York Comic Con fans will love!
 
BRING YOUR PASSION AND EXPERTISE:
  • Craft communications for all special guests, schedule their appearances, obtain their assets and secure their signed agreements
  • Handle all logistics involved with room space and AV set up at the event
  • Relationship management, customer service, attention to detail and follow up are vital components of this role
  • Amenities you'll manage will range from booking flights and hotels to setting up private rooms, interviews, car services, handlers, walk-throughs, welcome gifts, security, meals, and interpreters
  • Help to conceive unique, original, best-in-class content ideas that will delight fans and drive media impressions for this event
  • Track internal deadlines for all announcements, printed materials, onsite signage and assets
  • Work closely with the marketing team on the timing of all press releases and announcements related to content at the event
  • Must have a strong capacity for multi-tasking, working independently and collaboratively, and have effective time management skills
  • Create and cultivate a "one team" approach through collaboration with event management, talent, marketing, finance, and operations
  • Maintain an eye for detail on projects big and small, while communicating with the team to meet deadlines
  • Manage the overall content budget that includes AV costs, special guest fees, travel costs and all content related expenses
  • Contribute ideas and solutions on how to improve the content and overall experience at our events
THE REQUIREMENTS:
  • College degree in a relevant field
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in events, project management, marketing or other relevant field
  • Strong copy writing skills are required
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional level knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Must be highly collaborative with a “We” not “Me” mentality.
  • Highly organized, detail oriented & proactive with a strong ownership sensibility
  • Must be comfortable with ambiguity and always willing to take the initiative to create something new
  • You must be resourceful and willing to find creative solutions that will help you achieve your goals
  • We want a social and empathetic person that will truly care about our audiences and live for making them happy as often as possible
  • You should be team-oriented and collaborative with the ability to manage relationships with internal and external partners.
  • You should be a happy, optimistic person that enjoys seeing the big picture while striving to create a great future for our brands
  • Must be flexible and able to adjust within a fast-paced work environment with unpredictable deadlines and schedules.
  • Ability to multi-task, shift priorities and focus on finding solutions
  • You should be flexible in your viewpoints, always looking for the best ideas and ready to be an advocate for ideas other than your own
  • Must be a humble person that is secure enough in yourself to be able to ask for help, say “I don’t know” and always learn from your mistakes.
  • Must have a true passion for pop culture and our fans
  • Some domestic and possibly international travel is required. Approximately 6-8 times per year

 

 

ABOUT REEDPOP:

ReedPOP is the largest producer of pop culture events in the world.  We build fun on a daily basis and deliver once-in-a-lifetime experiences for fans around the globe. ReedPOP is built upon a "fan first" philosophy, a culture of creativity and an office environment that is open and collaborative. We are a kind-hearted, hard-working, fun-loving group of folks who never take ourselves too seriously. Ask us what the best parts about working at ReedPOP are and we’ll quickly answer “our people and the fans.” We are a boutique team with all the resources of a large global organization which provides us with the freedom to build fun new businesses and connect fans through the passions they share.  Our customers include Marvel, DC Entertainment, Lucasfilm, Funko, Disney, Nintendo, Image Comics, Chevrolet, Cartoon Network, Valiant Entertainment and millions of fans from all over the planet. We are constantly hard at work, making things happen and always trying to deliver more than what is expected of us.

 

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