VP Global Events

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18
New York, NY
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18

Job Responsibilities (included but not limited to)

  • Establish program agenda, overall project/timeline management, source and manage contracts for venues, speakers and third party vendors, as well as end-to-end logistical management for hosted conferences, trade shows and other corporate events.
  • Assist in the implementation and management all systems for event registration (Cvent), onsite solutions, trade show logistics, promotional item inventory, booth hardware inventory and mobile applications.
  • Manage budgets for each event; monitor and track all outstanding payments, and expenses.
  • Development and execute marketing promotion strategies to improve event effectiveness, promote registration and sponsorship opportunities, and maintain effective communication with attendees throughout planning process.
  • Assist in the negotiation and ongoing relationship management of vendor contracts that provide supportive services for hosted conferences, trade shows and other corporate events, ensuring best possible pricing and service for event.  
  • Proactively communicate project status, program deadlines, identifying any areas of concern or problems with associated solutions to internal customers as needed to ensure that logistics, registration, budget and scheduling needs are met.
  • Utilize metrics and processes to measure event success, providing analysis and recommendations to manager for continual program improvement.
  • Partner with CMO to manage annual budget process for events and marketing including design and printing of marketing materials, media and advertising communication expenses, client events and internal training programs.
  • Develop and foster relationships with key industry publications as it relates to sponsored conferences and advertising and marketing plans. Collaborate on innovation opportunities to market our brand, i.e. creative banner ads, general online advertising, topic timely webinars and roundtable panel discussions.
    • Establish and maintain communications with internal team and clients including CEO’s Office, Senior Management, Global Offices and key partners

Requirements

  • A proven background using CRM platforms (Salesforce.com) and marketing automation platforms (Marketo) is strongly preferred
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Proven project management (agile) and organizational skills are strongly preferred
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) is required
  • Must have a strong ability to work as part of a team, demonstrate initiative, and problem solve
  • Incumbent must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, meet deadlines and be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Passion for high quality work and attention to detail is important
  • Fiscal management skills are needed in this role
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