Event Area Manager Southern California
About Kendra Scott
We are a fun, talented and driven team dedicated to providing our customers with gorgeous products and a WOW! experience. Family, fashion, and philanthropy are at the core of our company and though we move at a very fast pace, we are committed to maintaining a family-oriented work environment and giving back to our community. A passion for great design, dedication to innovation and a strong social media presence are our building blocks for creating a unique and engaging lifestyle brand across all channels, including retail stores, wholesale accounts, and e-commerce. Our headquarters are located in the heart of Austin, Texas, and we embrace the unique vibe and energy of our hometown as an inspiration for our brand and company culture.
Who are we looking for?
If you're a passionate, fashion-forward and seasoned relationship builder who knows how to develop teams, then this position is calling your name. You will be the representation of the Kendra Scott culture while overseeing event strategy for your area. Your passion for promoting our values while building local partnerships is crucial to the success of the brand.
What will you do?
Your primary role is to collaborate with Community Outreach and Events Managers to cultivate strong event strategy for your area:
Manage calendar while overseeing a team of Community Outreach and Events Managers’ calendar of events
Analyze revenue and recaps of events of the stores and event managers in your area
Educate Community Outreach and Events Managers on company-wide event initiatives
Work with Home Office team to manage special marketing and product requests, as well as provide feedback to Community Relations and Events Managers when requests are not granted
Coach and provide feedback on event visuals and protocol to the Community Outreach and Events Managers that report to you
Communicate with Community Outreach and Events Managers on successes, current opportunities, and succession planning
Partner with the Retail Area Manager to ensure events are supporting revenue goals in area stores, as well as educate retail team on large scale partnerships
Seeks to understand how well the team is educated on an organization/cause during a market visit
Manages monthly travel schedule and a weekly one-on-one touch base with Community Outreach and Events Managers
Displays a healthy work-life balance and help the Community Outreach and Events Managers to prioritize to do the same
Strategize brand building and marketing initiatives within each area
Create a lasting impression among consumers and partners to peak brand interest
Experience in identifying target audiences and devising initiatives that engage, inform and motivate.
Proven ability to develop brand and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to home office partners.
Reviews current market trends and develops strategy to continuously increase sales and drive brand awareness
Leads Area to produce results in sales, outreach, awareness, and event execution while maintaining the Kendra Scott brand and culture
Must be over the age of 18.
Must have superior planning, communication, management and organizational skills.
Ability to handle a flexible work schedule.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Marketing is preferred.
1-3 years of experience in managing a team and event planning experience
Ability to prioritize tasks with a "roll up your sleeves" mentality.
Exceptional verbal communication and public speaking skills, as well as strong and concise writing skills.
Ability to travel within assigned area
A local community member with established contacts preferred.
Ability to work weekends and evenings as necessitated by the event schedule.
Retail experience preferred.
Ability to maintain and grow your network while representing our three pillars
401 K Plan – Subject to eligibility.
Commission based on store performance.
Everyday 60% discount on select products.
Family Fund – assistance for employees facing financial hardships.
Medical, Dental, Vision, Long term disability, and Life insurance.
Paid Time Off.
Referral Bonus up to $700.
Two paid days for team philanthropic volunteering.
Can be based in San Diego or Los Angeles.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.