Events Manager – NY

Digital Transitions, a leading supplier of professional photographic solutions to the world’s top photographers and cultural heritage organizations, is seeking a full-time New York City-based Events Manager to lead execution of our trade shows and events.

About the Role:
Hands-on execution and management of all aspects of events, to include trade shows, conferences, exhibitions, and private events.

Work with the marketing and sales teams to develop and implement the trade show/events plan and strategy. Develop strong relationships and foster collaboration with all internal functions and external partners.

This position requires a high degree of attention to detail, exceptional planning and project management skills, analytical ability, collaboration, negotiation skills, and hustle. It also requires the ability to work on additional marketing tasks as required.

Responsibilities
  • Manage all aspects of events including event timelines, vendor management, logistics, production, shipments, etc.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to determine event goals and strategy
  • Provide creative input and work closely with the creative team on all event marketing collateral
  • Negotiate with vendors and work with on-site A/V, vendors, caterers, venues, site management
  • Update event budgets, track spending, and process payments
  • Be hands-on with all aspects of event preparations and logistics
  • Proactively incorporate best practices coupled with creative and fresh thinking to enhance our branded experiences
  • Report on event success metrics and provide post-show reporting and feedback
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, or communications
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in marketing and events
  • Strong project management skills
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Highly proficient with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Experience with SalesForce
  • Experience with social media tools
  • Experience with writing, editing, and graphic design a plus
  • Experience with WordPress and HTML a plus
  • Familiarity with CMS and marketing analytics tools (Google Analytics) a plus
  • Familiarity with SEO and keyword research best practices a plus
The Ideal Candidate Is:
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks with competing priorities under minimal supervision
  • Able to think critically and exercise independent judgment and discretion
  • Technologically-savvy and resourceful
  • Results-oriented and solution-focused with a problem-solving attitude
  • A team player
  • Able to exercise strong attention to detail
  • An effective communicator in speaking and writing
  • Self-motivated with a learning attitude and a sense of urgency
  • Highly organized
  • Able to work nights/weekends when needed
Job Type:
  • Full time with benefits
  • Work in our New York City office
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am-5:30pm
Required Experience:
  • Event Management: 3 years
Required Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree
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Equipment Specialist – LA

Digital Transitions – Culver City, CA

As the Equipment Specialist for our Digital Transitions Culver City team you will be responsible for management of rental/demo gear, logistics of equipment needs for sales demonstrations and events and overall office maintenance.

This is a public facing position and we are looking for someone who is personable, with a strong technical photographic background (digital camera backs, medium format cameras, technical cameras, etc.), is detail oriented, and has great organizational & communication skills. We want a team-oriented person who is willing to grow with our company.

Ideal Candidate Must Have the Following:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understands that the customers’ needs come first
  • Will go the extra mile to make sure our clients expectations are met
  • Strives to improve day-to-day operations
  • Detailed oriented
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Enjoys an active work environment
  • Wants to be part of a team
  • Valid Drivers License
Responsibilities Include:
  • Be a point of contact for in-person, telephone, and email communication
  • Provide walk-in, telephone and email support for clients in the following areas:
  • Capture One Technical Support
  • Digital Back Technical Support
  • Camera Support
  • Lighting Support * Scheduling, packing & unpacking of all Rental & Demo equipment
  • Develop and manage relationships with Digital Transitions Commercial and Cultural Heritage clients & rental houses
  • Manage accessory sales with clients
  • Work with sales team to coordinate equipment needs for demonstrations.
  • Testing and maintaining medium format camera and digital back inventory
  • Answer client’s questions regarding rentals or demo equipment
  • Participate in Trade Show and Exhibitions (as needed)
  • Maintain cleanliness of the office
  • Other Duties as Assigned
Knowledge & Proficiency Requirements
  • Phase One Capture One Software
  • Adobe Suite
  • Phase One Digital Backs & Camera Systems
  • Mamiya Leaf Digital Backs
  • View Cameras
  • College Level Photographic skills or equivalent experience
  • Lighting (Strobes, LEDs, HIDs, HMI)
  • Current Mac and Windows Operating Systems
  • Google Docs / Google Drive
  • MS Office
Job Type:
  • Full time with benefits
  • Work in our Culver City office
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am-5:30pm
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About DT

Digital Transitions is the largest value-added reseller and fabricator of high-end digital solutions in the United States. We specialize in the sales, rentals, training, and support of both new and used digital backs from Phase One and Leaf. Digital Transitions serves both the commercial and cultural heritage communities, and it’s up to us to make sure the client experience is unparalleled. Join the Digital Transitions family and see for yourself why our clients keep coming back.