Events Manager

Mountain View, CA
Job Terms:
up to $52.81/hour
posted by:
Jennie Brandon

Job Description:

 In this assignment, you will lead developer events for Aquent's client in the US, including participation in industry events like GDC and client hosted events. This role works closely with marketing managers to define strategy and key objectives for every event and is ultimately responsible for successful event execution.

Top Daily Responsibilities:
1. Logistics: venue, invitations, catering, demonstrations, etc
2. Creative development: assets for the event, website, emails, etc
3. Budget management: closely monitor yearly and event level budget

Additional Responsibilities:
- Vendor management: work closely with agency for day of management.
- Event performance tracking

Required Skills:
- BS/BA marketing or any field
- 5+ years of experience in this field event planning
- Strong organizational and project planning skills, detail oriented, written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to multi-task, and work efficiently in a high-paced environment. General marketing experience, such as copy writing and working with cases studies or presentations, is strongly preferred.
- Strong project management experience.
- Impeccable attention to detail.
- Exceptional budget management and organizational skills.
- Ability to work smart in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.

Nice to haves:
- 2-3 Years Marketing experience - plus
- Experience with tech event: dreamforce, I/O, E3, South by Southwest or other large tech or gaming industry events                                                                           

Client Description:

Aquent's client is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.

WORKING WITH AQUENT: long-term assignments with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)





***Background check is required for this position.***

***Please ensure FULL LEGAL NAME is noted on resume along with a PORTFOLIO LINK if applicable.***

***Assignment could start earlier if right candidate is identified.***