Los Angeles or New York

Director, Events

A24 is seeking a Director of Events based in New York or Los Angeles to join the Publicity team. This person will oversee and run all elements of event production on projects across the company supporting the marketing and publicity efforts of our Film, TV and Creative projects as well as Corporate events and more.  

Initial Responsibilities

Oversee and produce all events for the company across film, TV, Creative and Brand activations as well as Corporate events:

  • Partner with the PR department to produce events for all film campaigns, including:
    • Premieres and special screenings, virtual screenings/events/conversations, 
    • Film festival premieres and other events around festivals, 
    • Regional events and premieres, 
    • Tastemaker screenings 
    • Awards season events and parties
  • Partner with the Brand and Creative team on special marketing events and product launches
  • Partner with internal stakeholders on annual Corporate events and celebrations

Develop and oversee strategy and execution for enhancing A24’s ever expanding footprint in the Events space:

  • Support and expand all event processes and protocols as our business grows
  • Drive all event execution and act as the source of information on all event production needs
  • Establish a system for corporate gifting and execute gifting to all partners and friends of A24
  • Continue to find ways for the events work to run more efficiently - create & maintain systems of organization and budgeting (ie: Google Drive, Dropbox)
  • Establish and deploy a database for corporate gifting in partnership with Brand team
  • Manage event producers in-house and externally

Ideal Candidate

  • 7+ years event production experience ideally within the entertainment industry and a strong understanding of the film industry, filmmakers and film exhibition standards and technology
  • Strong relationships in the worlds of events, film, music and entertainment and an informed sense of the landscape of events in Los Angeles and New York
  • Creativity and a strong understanding of how to work within budgets without sacrificing quality and polish
  • A curiosity about the worlds of film, art, music and culture and a pulse on current events and trends 
  • Strong organization and planning skills; able to track multiple ongoing projects effectively
  • Proficient event budgeting skills 
  • Experience in hospitality and a cheerful disposition
  • Motivated self-starter skilled in multitasking and time management
  • Polished and effective communicator skilled at reporting progress and with experience managing others
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and relationship management skill
  • Humble, diligent and resourceful
  • Ability to travel as needed

 

We are looking for diverse perspectives. A24 is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all kinds of candidates.

Based in NY and LA, A24 is the Academy Award-winning film and TV studio behind feature films such as Lady Bird, Hereditary, The Farewell, Moonlight, Ex Machina, Amy, Room, The Witch, Uncut Gems and Minari. A24 TV productions include the Golden Globe-winning Hulu comedy series Ramy, Showtime Variety Series starring and produced by comedian Ziwe, HBO stand up specials from Jerrod Carmichael and Julio Torres, Netflix docuseries The Confession Tapes and Exhibit A, HBO specials 2 Dope Queens and Pod Save America, and the HBO drama Euphoria starring Zendaya.

 

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