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Posted February 12th

Senior Event Manager - Washington

Seattle, WA

8242

Employer

MKTG

Industry

Experiential Marketing Agency

Founded

1992-01-01

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Posted February 12th

Senior Event Manager - Washington

Seattle, WA

Function

Marketing

Experience

Mid-Level

Salary

up to $68K

Type

Full Time

About The Position
MKTG Sr. Event Manager is an event specialist and local market expert. The position oversees the pre to post event responsibilities, from planning and preparation, to execution and reporting.
MKTG Sr. Event Manager is an event specialist and local market expert. The position oversees the pre to post event responsibilities, from planning and preparation, to execution and reporting. Event elements will often include staffing, product sampling, consumer engagement, asset transportation, POS coordination, and production.

The Event Manager is a cross functional role, that requires close collaboration with cross business counterpoints, and serves as client point-of-contact. The role requires excellent verbal, written, and communication skills. Must be highly organized, with sampling event and production experience preferred. This person will be based in or around Seattle, WA.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Accountable for local event performance and execution excellence
  • Ongoing recruitment and hiring of brand ambassadors and event specialists for sampling events
  • Responsible for motivating and managing teams of brand ambassadors and event specialists on a daily basis
  • Staff specialists and BA’s for sampling and special events through company staffing application
  • Ensure staff are trained and prepared to execute events with excellence
  • POS and assets are available, ready, and working prior to each event
  • Use a creative eye to bring brands to life through experiential events
  • Audit events to ensure executional excellence and compliance with state sampling laws and local regulations 
  • Manage cross agency and in-market communications
  • Demonstrate flexibility and resourcefulness
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures, policies, and protocols for issue resolution  
  • Communicate and socialize success, learnings, and opportunities
  • Report and recap data and insights for real time measurement & evaluation   
  • Be content minded and able to manage social media channel(s) to amplify events and event execution
  • Manage local warehousing with POS and special event assets
  • Approve and submits staffing payroll and expenses
  • Serve as local point-of-contact for clients and key local stakeholder
Management Responsibilities
  • Reports to Regional Director
Position Requirements:
  • 6-8 years prior experience in event management is necessary
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Strong budget management skills
  • Excellent presentation and meeting skills
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Thorough knowledge of wine and spirits industry
  • Able to effectively source candidates to ensure a match to the position/organization
  • Proficient in Excel, Keynote, PowerPoint
Location
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Seattle, WA
Function Details
  • Reports To Regional Director
  • Direct Reports 2+
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