Manager, Events - Sales

Puma AG   •  

MA

Industry: Retail & Consumer Goods

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 63 days ago

This job is no longer available.

YOUR MISSION

  • Plan and execute events ranging from account meetings, senior executive off-sites, retail summits, tradeshow & quarterly sales meetings
  • Arrange event logistics including but not limited to invitations, event registration, catering, lodging, AV, photography, attendee management, attendee travel management.
  • Manage contract negotiations including but not limited to tradeshows, hotels, conference centers, catering, entertainment and various types of suppliers
  • Handle coordination of participation at any PUMA wholesale event
  • Responsible for coordinating sales team participation at industry events
  • Work closely with sales team to ensure events are serving to assist in achieving goals
  • Event manager is responsible for the tracking of ROI on any event they directly manage
  • Manage planning of trade show participation (badges, rooming list, overall logistics)
  • Research potential industry events, determining prospect attendance, costs associated
  • Coordinate event marketing materials such as giveaways, supplies, signage for events, etc.
  • Manage expenses for events planned and support cost control
  • Lead and execute event technology tools such as event app and online event communities

YOUR TALENT

  • Candidate must have 5+ years’ experience in event management. Bachelor’s degree required
  • Experience with high-profile, large events (500+ attendees)
  • Experience with trade shows in the U.S.
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Enthusiastic, driven, positive, hardworking professional who can rise to the occasion in high pressure situations
  • Candidate should be happy and willing to roll up their sleeves to take care of administrative, but important, event tasks such as printing and shipping
  • Ability to work well under time constraints while keeping a positive attitude
  • The ability to organize and schedule work effectively in order to meet critical deadlines
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with event budgets, contracts for venues, logistics, agendas, catering, event registration and promotion
  • Excellent PC skills, MS-Excel, MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint
  • Willingness to travel