The Manager, Events and Sponsorships is responsible for management of consumer electronics industry sales meetings, trade shows and sponsorships for all CPG products in North America. The incumbent's key duties include creating an overarching strategic plan for all events to include measurable goals, cohesive messaging, and premium execution. He/She will manage, plan, coordinate and execute of all aspects of industry national trade shows, brand sponsorships and sales meetings including: creation of specific event strategy, contract, negotiations, site selection research, hotel and event management, accommodation and travel arrangements, budget management and analysis. The incumbent will provide management support for regional events. EOE M/F/D/V
Establish yearly strategy for all events that include measurable goals, cohesive messaging and plan for premium execution.
Manage RFP process with Central Purchasing to ensure accurate execution of contracts with 3rd party event support.
Create plan for participation in sponsorship events that identifies
Bachelor's Degree in Marketing or Business, or equivalent knowledge and experience is required.
Minimum of 7 years experience in event marketing with demonstrated success is required.
Previous experience with brand integration, product integration or marketing communication is a plus for brand building.
Must be detail oriented with excellent organizational and project management skills.
Strong budget management, communication and problem solving skills are critical.
Solid analytical, negotiation, and internal external partner relationship skills are necessary.
Must be proficient in the use of standard office computer software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.).
Manage trade show vendors. Manage budget for trade shows and other marketing events.