Job Posting: Virtual Experience Openings at GPJ

April 20, 2011

Disclosure: I’m employed by INXPO, a partner of George P. Johnson.

Introduction

We at George P Johnson are growing our virtual experience business significantly. We are looking for several positions that would fall into our Digital Experience Group. These positions range from virtual producers to virtual strategists who want to join a group and company that supports some of the biggest clients in the world.

Job Requirements

If you have experience in virtual production, virtual management, and/or virtual strategy, we want to hear from you. Whether you are looking for contracting positions or full time, we want to hear from you.

Some of the skills we are looking for as we build out:

  1. Consult with clients on virtual experience strategy for occasion-based events or persistent environments.
  2. Work with clients to ensure experiences deliver on client goals within technology capabilities and timeframe.
  3. Manage clients’ virtual events
  4. Educate and enable clients throughout the lifecycle of the virtual engagement.
  5. Contribute to the practice by developing and deploying methodology deliverables, training and mentoring other members of the team, and suggesting and implementing improvements to practice management and operational practices such as time tracking, resource allocation, skills management, and other operational systems and processes.
  6. Contributor to the development of Virtual Experience proposals, scopes of work, and estimates.

Open positions are based in our San Carlos, CA office, in Northern California.

Contact

If you want to talk, contact Lori Guy at lori.guy@gpj.com

About George P. Johnson

George P. Johnson (GPJ) is one of the largest experience marketing agencies in the world, with more than 1,000 employees across 29 offices in 9 countries (Australia, India, Singapore, China, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States) with alliances in France, Italy, Korea, and Taiwan. The Digital Team is all about remote engagement and fanatical about creating amazing experiences. You will be part of this; a critical part of a growing digital practice focused on solidifying our leadership in strategy and delivery of virtual experiences worldwide for some of the most recognizable brands on the planet. Time to get dirty. Time to make a difference. Time to have fun.


Job Listing: Director of Online Events at Everything Channel

October 19, 2010

Position: Director, Online Events

 

About Everything Channel

Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com.

Job Description

Everything Channel has a fantastic opportunity for a Director Online Events.  This position will interface with senior management, sales, edit and sponsors to create virtual events and webcasts.  This position must be based in one of the following Everything Channel office locations:  Framingham, MA;  Manhasset, NY; San Francisco, CA.

For more info: view the full job listing

Responsibilities

  1. Virtual event marketing and management
  2. Sales tool development
  3. Virtual event management
  4. Evaluate new virtual platforms
  5. Lead virtual platform migration team
  6. Collateral creation
  7. Training new sales reps on virtual event product offerings
  8. Planning and managing budgets for virtual events
  9. Manage virtual event project manager

Qualifications

  1. BA/BS Degree
  2. Minimum of 5 years experience working in a position managing Virtual Events
  3. Strong knowledge of Virtual Event platforms
  4. Must be a strong conceptual thinker, with the ability to understand the ‘big picture’ of a project
  5. Must have flexibility, good judgment and attention to detail
  6. Ability to handle multiple high priority projects in a deadline-driven environment
Required Skills
  1. Strong knowledge of Virtual Event platforms
  2. Must be a strong conceptual thinker, with the ability to understand the ‘big picture’ of a project
  3. Must have flexibility, good judgment and attention to detail
  4. Ability to handle multiple high priority projects in a deadline-driven environment
Required Experience
  1. BA/BS Degree
  2. Minimum of 5 years   experience working in a position managing Virtual Events

For more information or to apply online, visit the full job listing.


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