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Work @ CR – Event Strategist

We are seeking a talented, full-time junior event strategist. Want to join our band of misfits? Read on.

Junior

EVENT STRATEGIST

 

WHO WE ARE:

We are Creative Republic (CR) — a brand experience studio based in Chicago. We concept, design and produce powerful experiences + events for the world's greatest brands. We are a lean, yet mighty band of misfits seeking a talented, full-time junior event strategist to join our team of thinkers, doers, movers and makers.

WHO YOU ARE:

You possess a harmonic blend of creative eccentricity and project management know-how. You are a conscientious team player and demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills. You are energetic with a fresh perspective and style, seeking to develop and apply your skills on a range of ambitious and innovative projects. You believe great ideas come from unexpected places and aren’t afraid to take on tasks, roles or projects that stretch beyond your core skill set. You maintain confidence in your ability with a healthy amount of humility, understanding there is always more to learn. You are a creative problem solver, exhibiting initiative and a “no fear” attitude to deliver outstanding results and exceptional work at all times. 

You should also possess the following traits:

  • A great sense of humor, self-motivation, and the capability to both collaborate with a team and work independently
  • Highly organized with exceptional administration skills and flawless attention to detail
  • Great with people from all walks of life
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously and remain calm under pressure
  • Confident communicator and presenter
  • Not afraid of asking questions and seeking solutions
  • Quick learner, willing to grow and develop
  • Interested in aspects of event production
  • Trend seeker

WHAT YOU DO:

At CR, you have the opportunity to wear many hats and to even shape your role over time but there are fundamental responsibilities of the junior event strategist. You will:

  • Work closely with the Creative Director and Producer to provide a central support role on a variety of projects
  • Efficiently and pro-actively assist in all aspects of event development and project administration from start to finish
  • Assist the Creative Director with every aspect of completing creative projects through the management of available resources

  • Provide administrative and event concept support to Creative Director and Producer
  • Organize project meetings as well as vendor meetings
  • Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, venues and other service providers
  • Conduct research for projects and proposals including venue, guest experience, event technology, etc.
  • Travel frequently
  • Report directly to the Creative Director

WHAT WE OFFER:

We believe that a company should take care of and invest in its team. As a full-time employee of CR, you receive:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 20 days of paid vacation / sick leave in addition to company recognized holidays
  • Monthly mobile phone stipend
  • Monthly public transportation stipend
  • Performance-based bonus opportunities + annual salary review
  • Company supplied MacBook Pro + accessories with necessary software

HOW TO APPLY:

FIRST, you will need to assemble a PDF, web link or combination of both that includes:

  • A short, written introduction with insight into who you are and why you want to be a part of the CR team. Bonus points for creativity beyond the standard cover letter—grab our attention and make an impression!
  • Updated resume with at least 2 references
  • Contact information. Email + phone required
  • And anything else you think is worth sharing

SECOND, submit your materials to: work@creativerepublic.com

FINALLY, chill for a bit while we review submissions. You will receive an email confirming we received your materials, next steps and approximately how long we will be reviewing applications. If we like what we see, we will reach out to schedule a quick phone call and then set a time for you to come in and meet our team in person.