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Careers

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 other related application materials to jobs@lauthorities.com

Current Job Openings at LAI Live:

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Live Event Sales & Service Account Director

LAI LIVE, a leader in producing live and virtual events for corporation, association, and non-profit clients is looking for a talented, creative, experienced, sales professional, business development guru, or agency strategist, with a solid history of building client portfolios and selling full-service experiences, either in live events, sponsorships, conference & conventions, or destination management. As the account director, you will be the consistent through line for the client, guiding them through a highly collaborative proposal and budgeting process. If you are an experienced sales professional with proven results in lead generation and portfolio growth, this may be the job for you.


Successful candidates 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 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 three (3) years sales, business development, or agency, work experience.
  • Successful history with outside sales
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Capable of handling pressure and work on tight timelines
  • Exceptional customer service skills

LAI's 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

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LAI Live Events Internship

Reports to: Senior Vice President, LAI Live

Department: LAI LIVE

LAI Live is currently seeking a strong candidate for Fall 2022 Internship. This DC-based, in-office position offers the right candidate a unique opportunity to learn the ins and outs of live event production including production management, program development, producing, set & lighting design, audio visual components, client interfacing skills, entertainment rider management, and more. The internship will include client interaction and on-site event experience. 

Job Duties Could Include:

  • Work closely with Producers and Creative Director on assigned projects
  • Assist with production schedules, equipment spreadsheets, asset collection and other pre-production logistics
  • Assist with creative development for general session programming ideas, awards ceremonies and interactive attendee experiences
  • Contribute to creative output of set design, graphic design, lighting design
  • Provide general support as needed
  • Provide production assistant, stage manager, or breakout support on-site

Knowledge of / or experience with the following a plus:

  • Stage management, graphic design, event production, live television production, production management
  • Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and / or Apple Keynote
  • Adobe PhotoShop, AfterEffects, Google Sketch, or other design program
  • Social Media - Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pintrest

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, audio visual design or design
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Focused on details and excellent organizational skills a plus

Please submit your resume with a cover letter explaining why you are the most qualified candidate to jobs@lauthorities.com RE: Live Events Intern.  Only candidates with production-based education will be considered.

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