Marketing Event Manager (Contract)

Marketing Burlingame, California


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Description

We are looking for a Contract Event Manager to oversee and organize a fun and exciting Crowdstar event in the Bay Area early summer. As the Event Manager, you will report Sr. Marketing Manager and ensure the event is successful and cost-effective, paying close attention to budget and time constraints. You will be the event project manager, expected to deliver a memorable experience through an understanding of the people who play our games, marketing, and event logistics (space, agenda, travel, etc).

Responsibilities

  • Plan event from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objective
  • Come up with suggestions to enhance the event’s success
  • Oversee project plan and timeline
  • Prepare budgets and ensure adherence
  • Source and negotiate with vendors and suppliers
  • Manage all aspects of venue coordination, including walk throughs, space allocation, set-up, food & beverage, electrical, internet.
  • Drive client and internal team deliverables to meet timeline milestones
  • Be in charge of hiring personnel (DJs, waiters etc.)
  • Coordinate all back of house operations, including hired personnel supervision during the event
  • Assist Marketing team in front of house tasks, including guest management and activities 
  • Ensure event is completed smoothly and step up to resolve any problems that might occur

Requirements

  • Proven experience as event manager
  • Proactive and strategic planner
  • Skilled in project management
  • Knowledge of KPIs and marketing techniques for event management
  • Computer savvy; proficient in MS Office
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation ability
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • A knack for problem-solving
  • Customer-service orientation
  • A team player with leadership skills
  • BSc/BA in PR, marketing, hospitality management or related field is preferred