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Posted on: 09/28/2017
Marketing Communications Event Specialist

This is an Exempt position which does not qualify for overtime pay.

Summary:

The Marketing Communications Event Specialist reports to the Director of Marketing Communications and is responsible for managing Walker’s brand at all external and internal marketing events. The Marketing Communications Event Specialist manages event budgets, staffing, resource selection, logistics and details necessary to maximize marketing event investments and opportunities, and must demonstrate the ability to make decisions independent of immediate supervision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage Walker’s brand for external marketing events
    • National Events
    • Regional Events
    • Seminars
    • Webinars
  • Manage logistics requirements for external marketing events.
    • Reserve and register booth spaces
    • Register Walker and OEM attendees
    • Arrange shipment of booth properties
    • Travel as necessary (8-12 trips, approximately 50 nights annually)
    • Oversee booth properties for 10x20 and 20x20 events in conjunction with third party labor as required by local jurisdiction
    • Supervise third party labor teams when required by local jurisdiction
    • Produce a planning guide for all national trade shows with all applicable details for participants and Marketing staff.
    • Inspect booth properties upon return for necessary repairs
    • Process all payments and invoices
    • Select third party vendors as needed
    • Manage event budgets
    • Manage lead generation responsibilities
    • Collaborate with Marketing Communications Production Specialist regarding graphics, html, and other customer facing collateral
  • Manage regional and national association memberships
    • Annual membership renewal
    • Printed and online directory listings
    • Distribution of printed directories to sales
    • Manage membership budget
    • Evaluate and recommend sponsorship and speaking opportunities
  • Administer Lead Generation Programs
    • Events and Media outlets
    • Collect, distribute, monitor, and track leads collected at events
  • Occasional Duties
    • Assist Director of Marketing Communications with company meetings logistics as needed
    • Assist with other internal and external meetings as necessary

Experience/Education/Skills:

  • College degree in Marketing, Graphics, or Event Management is preferred and 1-2 years professional level experience; or 5 years professional level related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles and practices of event planning and relations, including event design, organization and production.
  • Demonstrates organizational and project management skills to produce high quality events.
  • Demonstrates outwardly enthusiastic ability to interact with others.
  • Ability to engage and captivate the attention of audience.
  • The ability to expressively communicate (clear, concise and professionally) with all levels within the organization, as well as with our customer base.
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint.
  • Excellent presentation skills and professionalism, client service skills and time management proficiency.
  • Exceptional project experience with Adobe Creative Suite products, intermediate or greater skill level preferred.
  • Analytical:  Ability to analyze, develop and make sound business decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Multi-tasking:  Ability to handle multiple tasks with concentration, speed and accuracy to meet requirements
  • Comprehension:  Ability to comprehend and adhere to new procedures and meet established service levels.
  • Independent:  Ability to proactively set priorities and objectives, plan and organize time/activities.

 

“Walker and Associates, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Walker and Associates, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in its programs, activities or employment.”


 

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