Microsoft Event Marketing
is seeking an energetic and high caliber individual to take on a Senior Event Marketing Manager
role to manage a highly visible portfolio of events. This is a unique opportunity to play a key role in working with diverse Microsoft
teams such as product marketing, engineering, evidence, advertising, and others to develop unique Repeatable Microsoft Experiences
that tell or amplify a Microsoft Cloud First
, Mobile First
story, are audience centric, and drive business impact.
The candidate will be an experienced event marketer with a solid understanding of event planning, execution and measurement best practices, knowledge and experience with Consumer
programs, and experience with profit generating and break-even events models. In this role the Sr. Event Marketing Manager
will drive thought leadership, assist in building the event strategy aligned to business objectives to ensure event success and excellence in event marketing execution.
The role will require proven ability to manage the needs of the multiple clients (internal event business owners, team directors, GM, CVPs
and others), strategy and execution challenges. Candidate
should be able to demonstrate strong proficiency with key role competencies including exceptional communication and organizational skills, a passion for excellence, strong cross-team collaboration abilities, self-motivated and forward looking, , and the ability to work as a part of an extended "virtual" team. Strong
technical understanding, and preferably usage of the Microsoft
ecosystem including Windows
, Windows Phone
and others. This is an ever changing environment so flexibility, resourcefulness, and strategic influencing are essential.
towards the next and subsequent event implementations
in-person events focusing on customer experience and event objectives to drive business impact and maximize return
and gain support for shared vision across multiple stakeholder teams and provide confident leadership to teams influencing recommended business outcomes
in building the event strategy and event goals to ensure event success
of value propositions and packages for attendee acquisition and partner participation
management including (but not limited to) budget management, revenue generation, accounting, venue selection, vendor sourcing and management, project plan management, event promotion and registration, on-site event management, event measurement and analytics, prioritization and issue escalation
measurement and analytics to deliver event against expected business results and key performance targets
lead and manage core planning meetings across marketing groups, driving alignment against shared objectives
and distribute regular pre-event status reports and post-event trip report.
closely with marketing, sales, product teams, PR, and executive management to achieve business goals via event marketing.
staffing needs, vendors and staff options and selection, team motivation and performance
event, industry and competitive data. Utilize
meaningful and relevant data to improve effectiveness and efficient of events
This position requires frequent contact with all levels across the company including business groups, senior executives, field marketing groups, and external suppliers.
strategic project management (people, money and time) experience and organizational skills including the ability to set and drive requirements across multiple functional areas
and experience with Consumer
programs, and experience with profit generating and break-even events models.
communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills are required.
technical understanding, and preferably usage, OF the Microsoft
ecosystem including Windows
, Windows Phone
and directed person, requiring minimal supervision for successful assignment completion.
degree in Business
or equivalent work experience.
five years of event management experience in a business or hi-tech industry
experience with large budgets, teams and complex schedules
is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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