The Los Angeles Times Events team produces over 90 market-leading events annually. Projects include the largest literary and arts festival in the US or Canada, Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, nationally-recognized culinary events like Los Angeles Times The Taste, Jonathan Gold’s Gold List and the city-wide Los Angeles Times Food Bowl, the half-day conference format Los Angeles Times Summits, the thought-leadership Ideas Exchange series and dozens of screening and Q & A events featuring major talent from Oscar-caliber films to independent films. The Times’ events roster is the largest and most diverse of any news-based organization in the country.
The Times’ events roster delivers over 300,000 cumulative attendees annually with a qualitative profile that is untouched. Median household income for Times’ event attendees exceeds $100,000 and college graduation rates are routinely 85%+, including 38% graduate degree rate for attendees of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books.
The Times’ Events team is a group of creative, flexible, passionate, solution-oriented and team-minded individuals united in a cause to produce nothing short of greatness.
The Events Sponsorship Manager will provide complete oversight of all aspects of sponsorship execution and activation within Los Angeles Times events, including advance logistics communication, execution of permits and permissions, securing of physical needs and on-site execution. The Sponsorship Manager will work directly under the Associate Director of Events, Sponsorship to ensure that activation programs sold to sponsors of Los Angeles Times events are executed expertly and as envisioned by the sponsor. In addition, the Sponsorship Manager will be expected to creatively contribute to the ideation phase of sponsorship pitches.