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SPECIAL EVENTS DIRECTOR - 21488 New York, NY

Ralph Lauren Corporation is a leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For nearly 50 years, Polo’s reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets.

Purpose and Scope: Responsible for collaborating with the Senior Director of Events on the strategic development and execution of retail and image events for all Ralph Lauren brands.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Senior Director to develop strategic initiatives linked to retail objectives to support the overall business goals of the North American region
  • Identify  partnerships and charitable affiliations to build relationships in order to strengthen the brand image and further develop client acquisition and retention
  • Lead execution of all image and retail events, overseeing internal team and managing external partners and vendors
  • Develop and maintain annual and individual event budgets
  • Build strategies for retail initiatives  to maximize return on investment for revenue generating activities
  • Foster and maintain relationships within the fashion industry and appropriate event vendors

Qualifications:

  • College degree preferred. 
  • 6-8 years of experience in event development and execution.
  • Proven relationships with key event, marketing and PR contacts in the fashion industry
  • Experience preferred in a luxury corporate setting
  • Some travel involved
  • Ability to respond appropriately to difficult questions and requests on an immediate basis
  • Understanding, appreciation and articulation of the brand.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects on an ongoing basis

Ralph Lauren is an equal opportunity employer. We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential and a generous company discount.