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Our family is looking to grow in big ways!

If you think LAI LIVE is a place where your talents could shine and bring value to our clients, we're interested in talking to you. Below is a listing of our open job positions. If you'd like to apply, please send your cover letter, resume, and any related materials to jobs@lauthorities.com

Current Job Openings at LAI Live:

Live Event Sales & Service Account Manager

LAI Live Internship (Unpaid)


To view opening for our other lines of business, click here


 



Available Position: Live Event Sales & Service Account Manager

We are looking for an experienced sales professional with a solid history of building client portfolios utilizing outside sales techniques.  Preferably selling full-service experiences – whether in live events, sponsorships, conferences & conventions, décor, destination management, or hotel & hospitality businesses.  This is a DC-based position and only candidates with proven results in lead generation, portfolio growth, and over $300,000.00+ sales per year will be considered. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Have an entrepreneurial approach to their business
  • Research and build relationships with potential new clients
  • Build sales portfolio through individual outreach, networking, marketing leads, cold calls, and more
  • Assess client growth potential for association and corporate clients to help us grow our Live portfolio in all lines of services
  • Achieve sales goals to increase revenue
  • Work closely with our Producers to respond to RFPs and proposals
  • Draft and negotiate client contracts
  • Represent the LAI Live producers at industry conferences as needed
  • Most importantly, remain focused on sales goals & enjoy the selling process!

Only candidates with the following qualifications should apply:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, Marketing or related field
  • At least five (5) years work experience, preferably in a fast-paced production, entertainment, event, hospitality or hotel sales environment
  • Successful history with outside sales resulting in $300K+ per year
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Capable of handling pressure and work on tight timelines
  • Exceptional customer service skills are a MUST
  • Ability to travel up to 5%


Leading Authorities’ compensation includes a base salary plus commission, incentive compensation, 401(K) plan and profit sharing, paid vacation and holidays, health/dental/vision insurance, life and disability insurance.

Interested applicants should e-mail their resume and cover letter to jobs@lauthorities.com.

Our offices are conveniently located downtown, close to the Farragut North and West Metro Stations. Visit www.LAILiveEvents.com to learn more about our Live business and www.leadingauthorities.com for additional company information.




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Available Position: LAI Live Events Internship

Reports to: Production Manager

Summary:

Looking for a one-of-a kind learning experience in Live Events? LAI Live is a division of Leading Authorities, Inc specializing in live event production & experiences for our clients. This unpaid position offers the right candidate a unique opportunity to learn the ins and outs of live event production including program development, graphic design, set and lighting design, audio visual components, vendor sourcing, venue logistics, client interfacing skills, entertainment rider management, and more.

Job Duties:

  • Work closely with Producers, Sales Associates, and Vice President on assigned projects
  • Assist with creative development for general session programming ideas, awards ceremonies, and interactive attendee experiences
  • Assist with organization, planning, and execution of all live events logistics
  • Assist with research for new vendors, venues, and opportunities
  • Assist with creation of various PowerPoint and Keynote graphic presentations
  • Assist with social media assets and marketing messaging for LAI Live
  • Assist with design and messaging for LAI Live proposals
  • Provide general support as needed

Knowledge of / or experience with the following a plus:

  • Stage management, graphic design, live television production, production/project management
  • Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and / or Apple Keynote
  • Adobe PhotoShop, AfterEffects, Google Sketch, or other design program
  • Social media platforms including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a professional, positive attitude and be able to work individually or as a contributing member of a team
  • Just-graduated or current student learning in related program such as theatre, event management, live event production or design
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Focused on details and excellent organizational skills a plus

Benefits include working in a creative environment while learning applicable skills, managing your own projects, and opportunity for advancement for the right candidate. When possible, LAI Live will provide on-site experiences and offer a stipend for your time working during the event. Please submit your resume with a cover letter and list of references to Elizabeth at jobs@lauthorities.com.  

Our offices are conveniently located downtown, in Washington, DC, close to the Dupont Circle, Farragut North and West Metro Stations. Visit the Leading Authorities, Inc. website for additional company information.



See What Life is Like at Leading Authorities, Inc.

If you think Leading Authorities is a place where your talents could shine and bring value to our clients, we're interested in talking to you. Below is a listing of our open positions. If you'd like to happly, please send your cover letter, resume, and any related materials to jobs@lauthorities.com.