DESIGN AND RELATIONSHIP MANAGER
Rye Workshop is looking for a creative, motivated and good-vibes person to join our team as a Design and Relationship Manager!
We are looking for a Design and Relationship Manager to work directly with our clients in the design and execution of events that are authentic, awesome and inimitable. This is a creative, design role.
The right candidate will be collaborative, intrinsically motivated, willing to both learn and teach, and excited to push the envelope.
To be successful, applicants should be willing to work directly with clients, have 5+ years of event design experience, be excited to manage a small team, give direction with kindness and clarity, be adept at Adobe Creative Suite, know or be willing to learn Google Presentation, have event connections and be able to produce floorplans, mockups and design boards with savvy and ease. A knowledge of flowers is a plus, but an appreciation is a must.
Managed by: Creative Director
Manages: Junior Designers, Design Freelancers
START DATE: Immediate, with a 6-week training/ trial period.
Due to the level of responses we receive, we will not be following up with all applicants directly but if we feel you are a good fit, we will be following up with qualified candidates by August 31st.
This job is not a good fit for you if:
you cannot work the occasional weekend
you are not interested in managing, supporting and mentoring a team
you cannot work event nights
your work ethic is lackluster
you’re not a team player
you want to work in weddings - we do brand events, not personal events
you don’t like a damn good time
ABOUT RYE WORKSHOP
Rye Workshop is an event design company with a focus on brands that are looking to connect with their customers on a human level. We help brands to start conversations directly with their consumers about ideas that matter to them, build trust in the relationship, and create ties that last beyond the event.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
SALES & RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
This role requires you to be the primary client contact through the design process, from initial inquiry through the sending of the final invoice.
You’ll work with the creative director to explore collaborations, pop-ups and cross-pollinating with brands from all kinds of fields
PROJECT LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
You must work well with clients while also managing their expectations. As a Rye Workshop representative, we hold you the highest of standards for communication, authenticity and being the most helpful person in the room.
Develop and Manage Project Budgets
This role works closely with the Creative Director to create and manage project budgets, including both materials and personnel costs.
In this role at Rye Workshop, we’ll develop you into leader of a small creative team. The right candidate will work well with freelancers, junior designers and part time design help from a variety of backgrounds.
This is a design role. You’ll be developing Proposals, creating floorplans, sourcing materials and managing the overall look and feel of the events.
PROJECT CREATIVE + EXECUTION
Manage and master the design deliverables
Includes Design One Sheeters, Project Proposals, mockups, sketches, floorplans and more.
You’ll work closely with the Production Manager to create the Run of Show, oversee team roles leading up to and during the event, and be the primary contact for the client the day of the event.