1+ months

Event Marketing Manager

Austin, TX 78701
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Are you a motivated professional with marketing and high volume event project management expertise? Join our team as an Event Marketing Manager in our Austin, TX, office! 
In this role, you'll be working with a fun and collaborative event marketing team from creativity and conception of events through flawless execution - managing a select group of extensive industry and corporate event activities. You'll be a team player with a positive attitude, an eye for detail, the ability to effectively communicate to a variety of internal and external stakeholders with an effective project management leadership focus!

How youll make an impact:
  • Plan and manage events, including coordination and execution of traditional promotional events and sponsorships.
  • Set, communicate and maintain timelines and priorities on event programs. 
  • Manage the day-to-day relationship and activities with external vendors and event partners.
  • Build strong relationships with key internal stakeholders.
  • Negotiate agreements with vendors and sponsor contacts to ensure lowest cost and highest quality of service.
  • Work closely with marketing team on sponsorship arrangements and key initiatives within the organization.
  • Determine fiscal requirements and manage event budget including the collection of receipts and all surrounding documents.
  • Coordinate event environment (signage, branding etc.) and manage the execution of events onsite.
  • Analyze event operations and prepare and implement recommendations for improving operational efficiencies within the events.
  • Troubleshoot and smooth issues related to the successful execution of the event program.
  • Provide post event analysis, budget recaps, internal and client feedback and incorporate learning into future event plans.
  • Ensure our event presence is on strategy and consistent.
  • Conduct research and identify new event opportunities for the company.
  • Source and manage promotional items for key marketing initiatives.

What youll bring:
  • 3-5 years industry experience (CMP, CSEP certifications a plus!)
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing or related
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, planning and project management skills.
  • Ability to develop strong networks and build credibility within the organization.
  • Flexible and solution-oriented approach with excellent time management skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with Word, PowerPoint and Excel as well as flexibility with similar alternative programs.
  • Ability to process a vast amount of information and understand and prioritize competing business needs.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and vendors at all levels to meet business goals.
  • Proven ability to take direction and input in order to develop effective and engaging branded events that will achieve organizational goals.
  • Willingness to roll up his/her sleeves to get the work done or go the extra mile. Strong personal work ethic.
  • Flexible personality and quick learner who operates with a sense of urgency
  • Willingness to travel to industry and company-sponsored events (approximately 25% travel)


We offer a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k matching and generous PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available not to mention smart, friendly coworkers!

Valassis considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. In addition, Valassis will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


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Posted: 2020-02-18 Expires: 2020-04-10

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