enhances your life - your job should too. At Microsoft Retail Stores
, that is what we believe. We are the hub of Microsoft's
cutting-edge devices and services, here to provide customers with a world-class experience in this mobile-first, cloud-first world. We serve as centers of innovation, connecting customers with technology that simplifies their lives and inspires their creative potential. As a member of the Retail Stores
team you will cultivate the skills to pave the way for your ultimate career path. Your unique talents, perspective, and abilities will help inform our journey and transformation as a company. We are seeking teammates who are dedicated to finding deeper meaning and purpose in their work. Join
our journey - find your passion.
Are you the type of person who likes to drive big results? Are you a passionate and experienced event marketer who can create and execute programs and events for customers and special interest groups? Are you a self-starter with tenacity for driving quality educational, business and special programs and experiences for customers in a retail environment? If yes, we may have your next big opportunity! We're
seeking a driven, innovative and experienced event marketer to lead our program and events/workshops for Microsoft
This is a fast paced role and working environment that requires creativity, people skills, passion for the details, and the ability to develop and drive event strategies and deliver impactful communications to management and our stores. The role provides the freedom to pilot new ideas to achieve business goals.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
and orchestrate the planning and execution of all program and workshop events across Microsoft
retail stores (over 100 B&M stores); partner with other Microsoft
field and product teams.
event focus on Educational
, Small Business
events, including seasonal and sustainable event series.
event planning, strategies and execution toolkits with local business owners (community event specialists), including defined metrics and reporting, internal evangelism, PR, digital and partner integration, and on-site execution plans.
and own event work back schedules to ensure operational efficiencies and to manage escalation paths.
event budgets to ensure sound financial decisions and investments.
content for internal communications including T-minus
e-mails, field/store communications for managed activities.
the work stream process for each event, including content /messaging, partner integration, demos, retail, brand & campaign.
and report on event metrics. Conduct
business and ROI
analysis of the programs pre, during and post event.
manage key marketing program resources including playbooks, resource kits, digital elements, social media, email, advertising & PR, with key retail resources from creation through fruition.
closely with the Community Development Specialists
(in-store Event Managers
) to roll out the Programs
to the stores
event marketing experience: 5-7+ years of related experience in event, marketing communication disciplines, demand generation or integrated marketing.
in event marketing preferably in a technology, CPG
or retail organization.
of current B2B and B2C event industry trends.
of managing complex projects and virtual teams, superior organizational skills, and the ability to work against tight deadlines.
experience managing vendor and agency resources
and works effectively across all levels and remain calm and positive under pressure.
public representative for Microsoft
to outside organizations.
and able to work on long-term projects with limited direction.
decision-making, problem solving and negotiating skills.
interpersonal, verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
in a fast paced, dynamic, public facing environment.
capacity for leading change, dealing with ambiguity and providing creative solutions
- BA degree required, or equivalent experience.
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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