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Marketing Event Specialist

Company: Panduit Corporation
Location: Tinley Park
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

What We Can Offer YouOur Total Rewards Program provides competitive health and financial benefits as well as continuous opportunities to learn, grow, and develop. We are committed to offering our employees flexible work schedules and work from home opportunities to help you thrive. Additionally, we encourage a spirit of continuous learning and promote well-rounded development as part of our commitment to help you realize your professional goals. Panduit recognizes that our employees are key to our success, and we strive to cultivate a diverse and inclusive work environment that strengthens our Company and enables every employee to reach their full potential.

  • 3 weeks paid vacation + 5 sick days + 11 holidays + 1 volunteer day
  • 50% remote, hybrid role
  • Tuition assistance to attend college or obtain an advanced degree
  • 401K match (no vesting) + profit sharing
  • Paid weekly
  • This is an opportunity to let your creativity and ideas come to life!What We Are Looking ForThe Marketing Event Specialist manages and oversees the design and execution of trade shows and events, both in-person and virtual, within designated region. They work directly with Executives, Business Unit leads, Product Management, Marketing, and Sales teams to develop, maintain, and enhance the event experience for the target audience. This role is tasked with planning, communicating, and managing events with a focus on innovation, activation, brand consistency, and increasing lead generation and customer engagement/retention.What You Will Do
    • Develop event production schedules and identify needed resources to support assigned events
    • Coordinate with internal/external stakeholders to produce events - includes collaborating with external event producers, venues, creative/design and shipping, and operation teams
    • Work with Marketing and Sales to define event KPI metrics
    • Support vendor vetting/selection
    • Serve as the primary contact for stakeholders (internally/externally) to successfully plan/produce and deliver/execute events - end to end (e.g., set up of appropriate meeting cadence with core teams, pre-event meetings, post-event debriefs and engagement activities, etc.)
    • Provide ongoing recommendations for improvements based on first-hand observation and internal/external event feedback
    • Responsible for demo asset inventory - ensure demos are in event-ready condition
    • Manage event-related platforms (e.g., Go-to-show) or processes to support regional, sales-lead events or enable sales teams in any other way with marketing assets to run their own properly branded Panduit activities
    • Manage in-house event/demo area or with a third-party vendor to ensure orderly use of the space
    • Manage budget to ensure resources are most efficiently deployed
    • Report out on event budget utilization and ROI, as well as provide recommendations for improvementsWhat You Will Bring
      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
      • Minimum 2-4 years' experience in event management and/or experiential marketing, involving planning, organization, execution, follow-up
      • Travel Required: 35-40%
      • Preferred experience with budget management/reporting, and display design build
      • Exceptional project and time management skills with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
      • Demonstratable experience negotiating with external vendors
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      • Strong attention to detail, execution, and follow-throughWe thank all those interested in joining the Panduit team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.Panduit is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: Panduit Corporation, Tinley Park , Marketing Event Specialist, Other , Tinley Park, Illinois

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