Creative Vice President | Events

Creative Vice President – Mills James Experience Group

We’re seeking a dynamic Vice President to lead our Mills James Experience Group (MJx) – the heart of our meetings and events division. If you’re an experienced leader with a flair for creativity and an eye for detail, we want you on our team!

This position is based in Columbus, Ohio.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the department, driving growth, innovation, and building client loyalty.
  • Oversee the production of corporate meetings and events, ensuring efficiency, quality, and cost-effective resource management.
  • Participate in company strategy, goal-setting, policy-making, and senior staff meetings, contributing valuable insights and recommendations.
  • Develop and nurture client relationships, working closely with other departments, account services team, and key stakeholders.
  • Identify new business opportunities, develop proposals, monitor market trends, and competitor activity, providing feedback to the leadership team.
  • Ensure exceptional client experiences, adherence to company policies, and a positive work environment.
  • Manage HR policies regarding recruiting, training, performance management, employee relations, and compensation programs.
  • Maintain industry connections, participate in professional associations, and represent the company effectively in key client meetings.

Performance Objectives:

  • Inspire loyalty, respect, high performance standards, and collaboration from your team.
  • Foster effective communication, understanding of client objectives, and successful project execution.
  • Manage finances responsibly, focusing on profitable growth and cost control.
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving abilities, proactive attitude, and adaptability in a competitive and changing marketplace.

Requirements:

Listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in BA, Marketing, or Communications.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in live events, technical, administrative, sales, management, and leadership roles, preferably in an executive capacity.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with experience in representing organizations externally.
  • Prior experience promoting a culture of innovation, evaluating strategies, and identifying areas for improvement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong network of industry connections for new business and market expansion.
  • Experience in revenue generation, sales growth, profitability, cost of sale, and market penetration.
  • Familiarity with current industry trends, technological advancements, and market dynamics.

Are you ready to bring your creativity, leadership skills, and strategic vision to a unique, forward-thinking company? Join our team and help shape the future of events and meetings at MJx Experience Group!

All applicants will be required to consent to a background check before employment.

Benefits — Mills James offers a comprehensive benefits package for this full-time opportunity, including health, dental and vision care, 401(k), and Roth 401(k) with company match.

Mills James, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer — All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Your Right to Work — In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.