The Lobby (fromthelobby.com) – a new shopping concierge service that brings up-and-coming fashion brands (think Outdoor Voices, Amour Vert and Sézane) to customers at their offices to try on before they buy – is looking to hire an Events Coordinator to run our in-office popup events.

Job Overview:

As an Event Coordinator, you will be responsible for bringing The Lobby to life in the workplace setting. You will wear many hats from event planning and production to running and refining weekly popup events at companies in SF and beyond. You will get to create memorable experiences while having the opportunity to meet our awesome community.

Responsibilities and Duties:

The Event Coordinator will own our in-office popup event initiatives soup-to-nuts from planning events to execution. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Event planning & production
    • Own popup event calendar and scheduling, ensuring a full calendar of monthly popups
    • Work with our Ops, Marketing and Merchandising to create a popup setup, plan and logistics that is repeatable and scalable
    • Create a process to ensure that individual event deadlines and deliverables are met
    • Create promotional materials for every event
    • Be a point of contact for companies and ensure they fulfill their responsibilities on time (sign agreements, promote internally, secure/provide refreshments, etc.)
  • Running weekly events
    • Setup, break down and merchandise the popup
    • Be a great sales person! Share the stories of the products and brands and get shoppers excited to buy the products
    • Manage hourly event staff
    • Check out customers (via Square) and wrap packages
    • Connect with members of our community and give guests meaningful positive experiences
  • Goal setting, reporting and hitting
    • Hit monthly sales targets for targets for individual events
    • Track and share results from each event in a timely manner, incorporating key learnings into future events

Requirements

  • 1-3+ years of event production, event marketing or a related field
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
  • Deep love and knowledge of fashion
  • Innate ability to sell (prior retail experience is a plus)
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and able to think quick on your feet when problems arise
  • Excellent interpersonal qualities and works well with others
  • Results-driven, able to hit aggressive targets
  • Strong sense of urgency and follow through
  • Detail oriented and organized – able to juggle multiple things at once
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

More About Us:

Our members-only service removes all the hassles of traditional shopping, so customers don’t have to deal with annoying return forms, printing shipping labels or going to the post office — and can discover and try new brands and products without any anxiety or stress.

We currently deliver to top companies in SF (from Google and Salesforce to Airbnb and Pinterest), and we are slated to launch three more cities over the next year. Although we are a small team, we’re growing fast, and have been featured in Forbes and raised money from First Round Capital, SV Angel and other top e-commerce investors (including early investors in Pinterest, Refinery29, Cuyana and The RealReal).

The Lobby is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.