Manager, Events Marketing
- Wood Ln, London W12, UK
As part of Publicis Groupe, CJ Affiliate is the leader in Global Affiliate Marketing. We take pride in our innovative technology, comprehensive data solutions and our people. We equip our teams with the tools, training and career development opportunities to provide cutting edge solutions, strategies and support that deliver high quality results for our clients. We work in an energetic, results-oriented, collaborative, team environment that recognizes exceptional performance. As we evolve and grow as a business, so do you.
The Events Marketing Manager will be responsible for planning customer experiences at industry sponsored and CJ hosted programs/events.
You will work closely with our global events team to conceptualize, develop, and execute both virtual and in-person events from start to finish for sponsored tradeshows, corporate events, and regional conferences.
We're looking for someone with a strong understanding of digital marketing who is detail-oriented, creative, and a technically capable marketer who can work cross-functionally with stakeholders across the entire company. Where a direction is unclear or needs review and alignment, you’ll build a consensus and bring stakeholders to a unified stance.
This person is a is also a strong communicator and writer who can position our brand story effectively as it relates to our marketing events.
This is an exciting opportunity for a self-starter to thrive in a dynamic environment and demonstrate seamless project management skills while contributing to company marketing goals.
What You'll Do:
Conceptualize, design, develop and promote the execution of both virtual and in-person events from start to finish, for all assigned industry sponsored tradeshows, corporate events, and field marketing programs
Manage event plans and deliverables including: setting timelines, division of duties, content development and speaker sourcing, event sponsorship contract management, vendor sourcing and relationships, promotions, collateral/marketing materials, giveaways and promotional items, A/V, food & beverage, labor, shipping logistics, staffing, hotels, etc.
Oversee the creation and localizing of all event related content and communications including marketing emails, web content, creative assets, and internal event updates.
Collaborate with other marketing functions including product marketing, content, brand/design, social, business development to plan event strategy and execute on all event related deliverables.
Track and measure metrics for all events to make recommendations on event success and future programs.
Successful management of overall event budget, track and negotiate vendor payments and actual expenses.
Manage outside partner and vendor relationships.
Support or project manage other Marketing projects as assigned
Willing to travel as needed to support site visits, set-up, on-site execution and tear-down
3-5 years of experience in planning and executing event and marketing strategies
Creative, resourceful, self-starter with a sense of urgency and strong work ethic with the ability to think strategically and execute tactically
Exceptional communication skills via any medium--verbal, written, one-on-one, group, formal, informal, etc.
Must be a highly organized and detail-oriented with a track record of leading projects through from concept to completion with minimal oversite.
Strong presentation skills and experience in expectation setting with stakeholders and/or leadership.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with the business and stakeholders, including executive leadership, with the ability to persuade, influence and create consensus without formal authority.
Ability to balance shifting priorities and remain flexible within the context of higher-level business goals.
Ability to accept and interpret constructive feedback and pivot accordingly.
Strong experience in Microsoft Office, especially proficient in PowerPoint and Excel.
Preferred additional qualifications
Experience with marketing automation systems (e.g. Pardot) and CRM (e.g. Salesforce)
Strong understanding of digital marketing and/or affiliate marketing technical industry concepts
Fluency in French, German, or Spanish
Experience using Asana Project Management software
Position located in the UK
If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.
Competitive Salary/Rate, bonus and benefits
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