SHI Marketing Events Manager in Topeka, Kansas
Stratascale is looking for a passionate and confident experiential Marketing Events Manager. This individual will be responsible for all aspects of our external/customer events and some internal/employee events, from strategy to execution. This includesdefining the experience and content requirements, coordinating internal and external speaker talent, and managing key elements such as establishing event, directing creative aspects, storytelling planning, deployment, and analysis of return on event metrics.
The Marketing Events Manager will be responsible for bringing events to life, working closely with business, sales, and marketing leaders. This role requires cross-functional collaboration with each business unit, designing events that reinforce the Stratascale brand, strengthen our market positioning, drive client engagement, and enhance relationships that deliver revenue. We are looking for someone who loves events and conferences and has experience with both external/customer and internal/employee events.
The Marketing Events Manager will report to the Sr. Director of Marketing and will play a critical role in defining and executing Stratascale’s external event strategy. This position requires frequent travel and is a remote position with a home office setup.
Since 1989, SHI International Corp. has helped organizations change the world through technology. We’ve grown every year since, and today we’re proud to be a $14 billion global provider of IT solutions and services.
Over 17,000 organizations worldwide rely on SHI’s concierge approach to help them solve what’s next. But the heartbeat of SHI is our employees – all 6,000 of them. If you join our team, you’ll enjoy:
Our commitment to diversity, as the largest minority- and woman-owned enterprise in the U.S.
Continuous professional growth and leadership opportunities.
Health, wellness, and financial benefits to offer peace of mind to you and your family.
World-class facilities and the technology you need to thrive – in our offices or yours.
Include, but are not limited to:
Liaise with internal stakeholders, marketing partners, and cross-functional teams to develop and execute short- and long-term event strategies, budgets, roadmaps, and communication plans
Research and produce industry-leading conferences, including recruiting and confirming internal and external speakers for the event,conceptualizing booths, and managing booth vendor relationships end to end
Complete and manage event strategy plans, proposals, recommendations, and outside vendor statements of work and contracts
Coordinate and lead kick-off meetings, vendor meetings, and team meetings
Work directly with content owners and creatives to help structure, build, and manage presentations and own final changes
Oversee production and technical aspects
Manage communications with presenters and hosts to ensure they have the correct equipment (mic, camera), test internet connectivity, and liaise with management to procure equipment as needed
Work with Creative, Audio-Visual, and Platform and Streaming partners (both internal and external) to negotiate prices and establish solutions and timelines
Research recent industry events and conferences, monitor best practices, and make recommendations
Manage all budget and related financial responsibilities and provide detailed post-show expense reporting
Lead post-mortem analysis and recommendations for future event improvement
Manage master show list, ensuring timeliness and accuracy
5+ years of relevant experience in event management and production (exhibit booth, event design, and strategy experience needed)
5+ years of relevant experience in marketing, preferably in B2B SaaS
Significant experience in creating an integrated event plan and successfully delivering dozens of experiences that meet/exceed marketing objectives
Exceptional understanding of production, best practices, and best-in-class partners
Substantial event experience and experiential design of tradeshows and virtual events
Proficiency with event management systems and video streaming channels (e.g. YouTube Live, LinkedIn Live)
Willingness and ability to travel
Experience managing budgets and expense tracking
Exceptional organizational, time-management, and planning skills
Self-motivated and willing to expand knowledge
Strong attention to detail with proven ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects
Effective written and oral communication and presentation skills
Strong leadership with demonstrated ability to establish credibility among peers and senior management and recognize and support the organization’s preferences and priorities
Excellent project management skills with a keen sense of urgency and a high commitment to customer service
Ability to work in a flexible environment and becomfortable with ambiguity and tight deadlines
Collaborative work style with the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships
A proactive approach to responsibilities and creative problem-solving
High standards of accuracy with extraordinary attention to detail
High degree of quality orientation
Ability to manage data integrity, security, and confidentiality
This role requires up to 50% travel
This role requires the ability to adjust your hours in support of an occasional after hours event and/or travels
The estimated annual pay range for this position is $60,000 - $110,000 which includes a base salary and bonus. The compensation for this position is dependent on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location and, therefore, will vary from individual to individual. Benefits may include, but are not limited to, medical, vision, dental, 401K, and flexible spending.
Equal Employment Opportunity – M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status
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Job Locations US-Remote | CA-ON-Toronto
Requisition ID 2023-13379
Approved Min (Total Target Comp) USD $60,000.00/Yr.
Approved Max (Total Target Comp) USD $110,000.00/Yr.
Compensation Structure Base Plus Bonus