Program Manager

Program Manager
The Architect's Newspaper
May 18, 2023
New York, New York
Job Type


About Us 

AN Media Group is the most authoritative voice on architecture and design in the United States.

We serve up news via print, digital, and events to a community of architects, engineers, designers, academics, developers, contractors, and others interested in the built environment. AN Media draws thousands of professionals to our Facades+, TECH+, and virtual event conferences held across the country.

Our award-winning, New York City–based media company is celebrating 20 years of publishing The Architect’s Newspaper. In addition to that title, AN Media Group also publishes AN Interior, a magazine of interiors realized by architects.

AN Media Group is seeking a creative individual to fill the Program Manager role.

The Role 

The Program Manager oversees the program development and project management of architecture and design conferences produced within the company.

The Program Manager wears many hats, from overseeing the recruitment of nearly 200 speakers over the course of the year, and writing articles focused on facades and other topics, to building relationships with architecture and design firms across the country, and crafting winning email and social campaigns. The Program Manager is responsible for supporting AN’s sales and marketing teams to successfully manage our marketing efforts.


Program Development + Management

  • Organizing 14+ North American conferences per year
  • Selecting keynotes and co-chairs for each conference
  • Researching and recruiting eligible speakers for events (Recruitment oversight of 200+ speakers per year)
  • Developing themes, panels, and speakers for conferences
  • Managing event details including agenda, speaker topics, and website content

Event Promotion and Marketing

  • Coordinating with the AN editorial team on event related blog posts, eblasts, and social media posts
  • Working with the design team on conference and podcast marketing materials and campaigns
  • Owning website development for each event
  • Assisting the marketing team as needed to facilitate marketing the events
  • Creating and overseeing surveys after conference with AN marketing team

On-site Event Management

  • Acting as on-site manager and point of contact for speakers, co-chairs, and AV team during events
  • Assisting with event related activities

Desired Skills & Qualifications

  • Strong verbal and written communications
  • Ability to take ownership of projects and manage the process from end-to-end
  • A working knowledge of the architecture and design industry, and a willingness to become an expert.
  • Capable of managing multiple projects and staying ahead of deadlines
  • Able to work collaboratively
  • Experience in Marketing + Events (Preferably in an Architecture/Design Industry)
  • Ability to travel to 10+ events a year
  • 2-3 years of relevant experience is preferred


  • 401K with company matching 1%
  • Health Insurance Options, including Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Generous time-off schedule plus holidays and birthday time off, and summer Fridays

The Architect’s Newspaper is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.


The salary range for this position is $60,000 - $65,000 based on experience.

Contact Information

Interested candidates should submit CV and cover letter to Kathy Ross

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