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Events Manager

Job title: Events Manager
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Portland
Industry: Retail
Remote: No
Reference: 440438
Contact name: Rianne McDonough
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

24 Seven is partnering up with a top global sportwear client to help them find an Events Manager to join their team in this hybrid opportunity! This is a full-time, 6 month contract with potential to extend. While on contract, you'd be eligible for benefits including medical, dental, vision, sick time, 401K and holiday pay.

Ideal Candidate: 3 years of meeting planning or event marketing experience and has strong project management and communication skills.

Job Description:
Serve as an event marketing expert through developing and managing strategic event marketing plans that elevate the visibility of the brand to our employees, consumers, customers, and partners.

• Develop, manage, and execute events across the Event Marketing business. This includes GTM, Employee, Consumer/Communities/Purpose and Retail.
• Collaborate with cross-functional team partners to develop experiential strategy, production, and event creative.
• Manage agency partners to ideate and execute assigned event activations.
• Develop event briefs, event overviews, event recaps and workbacks.
• Responsible for direction and oversight of rooming lists, transportation manifests, BEOs and other hospitality documents.
• Responsible for management and communication of event budgets
• Responsible for PO’s
• Provide timely responses and follow up as needed. Escalate if guidance needs to be provided.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
• Strong project management skills, oral communication, able to deliver clear, concise information tailored to specific (and potentially varied) target audiences.
• Intermediate knowledge of meeting planning skills (hotel contracts, room sets, catering, production, AV, etc)
• Ability to work within and successfully navigate a cross-functional team.
• Proficiency in budget management.
• Proficiency of industry-standard software, including the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word).
• Ability to cope with change and be flexible.
• Ability to effectively communicate to all levels within the organization.
• Ability to work independently under minimal guidance.
• Ability to manage up to effectively communicate information and raise concerns or request for support.
• Ability to travel by aircraft domestically as needed.

• Four-year College or university degree, emphasis in marketing or communications preferred.
• Minimum 3 - year meeting planning or event marketing experience. Apply for this job