Creative Resource Manager / Marketing Events Coordinator

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Our client, a globally recognized, Fortune 100, technology company, is looking for a Marketing Events Coordinator to manage and coordinate logistics for marketing events, networking events, seminars and other events.

Working in a division of commercial Marketing, the Marketing Events Coordinator will be responsible for running a bimonthly (every other month) seminar/talk series with audience members both locally present and on conference call. Additionally, this person will work as Program Manager for event communications and planning; managing end to end.

Responsibilities include:
• Manage and coordinate logistics for marketing events, networking events, seminars and other events — including planning, site selection, registration, catering, equipment rental and “day-of” event management to ensure a great event
• Work with marketing program managers to coordinate all internal logistics related to events including speaker coordination, floor plan layout, equipment needs, packing/checklist of equipment, schedule, signage, etc.
• Plan and execute activities related to the Marketing Development Program – an initiative to provide strong development opportunities for newly hired marketers
• Create event planning documents to provide comprehensive details on event participation and plan
• Develop and manage relationships with vendors and contractors to execute various elements to support events including program development, lighting and sound, signage
• Track attendance and results from events
• Manage event cost based on budget set by program managers
• Solicit feedback and provide post event summaries per event and a monthly roll up to management
• Develop and manage 6-month events calendar

Knowledge, Skills, Education and Abilities:
• Strong written and verbal communication skills;
• Strong organization, planning and presentation skills;
• Strong project management skills, well organized, detail-oriented. MUST have the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.
• Ability to deal with ambiguity;
• Thorough knowledge of marketing and marketing communication strategy, tools, concepts and techniques;
• Ability to work cross functionally in order to achieve desired results;
• Ability to work with outside vendors and build good business relationships;
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent, with minimum 4 years exp in events management (marketing experience preferred)

• This is a 9 month, full-time, W-2 contract position located in Austin, TX
• This position is not eligible for telecommute or offsite work
• This position is eligible for full benefits including a low premium, zero-deductible health care plan, 401(k) plan, 
dental and vision.

AQUENT is a firm that offers content design and development, marketing, and creative services solutions. For more than 20 years, we have helped provide outsourcing and staffing solutions to clients across the globe. We're a minority-owned business, committed to maintaining professional quality with a personal touch.