+ industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Event Marketing Manager
Are you an event marketing professional ready to work as part of Client' Global SPDR business? Are you looking to work closely with internal and external partners to promote our suite of SPDR gold ETFs? In this role you will help build proprietary events and develop an evolving strategy to optimize SPDRs gold suite of products presence at conferences & sponsorships that will increase awareness, acquire leads, cultivate client relationships and drive deeper engagement.
You will be responsible for leading and coordinating strategic and tactical event program development in support of our strategic program needs within the overall SPDR gold ETFs marketing plan. You will manage and maintain relationships with key partners across the SPDR business and the World Gold Council. This role reports to the Vice President, Head of SPDR Events and is based in Boston.
location: Boston, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $65 - 70 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
**THE POSITION WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING RESPONSIBILITIES:**
+ You will lead and collaborate with internal teams and/or vendors to successfully design, plan and execute propriety events, third-party conferences and sponsorships while ensuring consistent brand/event standards required to build a best-in class Gold Event Program
+ You will ensure all event components are impactful, integrated into broader gold marketing plans and follow guidelines to showcase thought leadership across channels
+ You will collaborate with Sales, Gold Product Marketing, The Gold Strategist Team and external clients to identify key themes, goals and messaging for each event
+ Build project plans, lead planning calls, and coordinate with all business partners to meet deliverables
+ Provide strategic, innovative thinking to \"connect the dots\" around key event components including presenters, brand message, locations and overall attendee experience
+ Help manage/oversee all presenters for events and conference participation -- including coordinating speaker requests, consulting on presentation content/creation and coordinating speaker prep to ensure alignment with messaging and goals
+ Diligently track budgets/spend to ensure events and conferences are within designated budget amounts and industry spending limits
+ Dedicated to measuring return on investment for all programs and provide monthly analysis reporting around any gold-related post-event sales activity
+ Bachelor's degree with 5-7-years of event marketing and/or marketing communications experience
+ Ability to juggle, prioritize and balance goals, projects and personalities
+ Expertise with events and/or marketing within the financial services industry
+ Experience interfacing and negotiating with groups at all levels and across multiple functions, including senior sales managers and corporate executives
+ Highly customer focused and willing to provide services to both internal partners and external clients
+ Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment - adaptable and reliable with a strong 'can do attitude'
+ Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills
+ Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
+ Fluency with Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Cvent, Salesforce and Marketo
+ Strong budget oversight and optimization
+ Ability to travel as needed (10-15% time)
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.