Trade Show & Events Marketing Manager in 200 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 1000 at CareerBuilder

Date Posted: 9/4/2018

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Job Description

US - CareerBuilder



Job Summary:

Help manage and oversee the majority of CareerBuilder’s corporate and marketing events which includes planning, developing, executing and measuring results. 


Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Manage: the day-to-day planning and execution of corporate and client facing events, industry conferences and tradeshow, including pre- and post-event communications and attendee management.
  • Negotiate and execute contracts for both large and small scale events
  • Collaborate: across departments to contribute to meeting design, agenda development, brand building, and event communications and marketing.
  • Partner: with content team to develop strategies leveraging existing content and access to industry communities, to promote events and tradeshows.
  • Communications: provide consistent and clear communication of events program to all stakeholders, including internal briefing documents for specified events and conferences. Work alongside the Marketing team to design, document, and execute innovative multi-channel marketing programs for CareerBuilder’s events.
  • Event Systems Administrator: responsible for effective provisioning, configuration, operation, and maintenance of event systems.
  • Vendor Management: Collaborate with promotional & print vendors and maintain the best relationship possible with those vendors.
  • Budget Management: You will oversee, manage, and wrap-up event budgets with internal teams and vendors
  • Provide ongoing marketing support and material development for all event initiatives
  • Manage and execute events starting with the RFP process, through vendor contracting, planning, registration and on-site execution
  • Source new venues / locations for upcoming events
  • Assist in evaluating ROI for all events
  • Work as a shared resource to the sales force, and other corporate departments, in support of their event needs
  • Work closely with the Events Coordinator to help develop his/her skills and learn the event planning process
  • Assist the Experiential Marketing Director in executing any of his/her medium to large scale events
  • Work closely with the Director in strategic planning of events calendar as far as two years in advance
  • Plan, coordinate and execute additional ancillary events as they arise

Job Requirements:

Job Requirements:

  • 5+ years working experience in a marketing/corporate events role
  • Detail-oriented, team-oriented, multi-tasking pro
  • Proficient in
  • Proficient in event app & event registration software
  • Proficient in marketing automation tools (Pardot) a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree required, marketing concentration preferred
  • Project management and contract negotiation skills essential
  • Think creatively and work independently
  • Excellent organizational skills essential
  • Strong relationship-building and excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Travel 30% – 40%


Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Adaptable under pressure with quick deadlines
  • Think creatively and work independently
  • Prioritizing responsibilities effectively
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail


Essential Functions:

  • Knowledge of Registration Platforms and company software: Cvent, Salesforce, Brightfunnel
  • Organizing and coordinating schedules
  • Communicating with the public
  • Creating written communication




Benefits-We’re All About You! 

When you're focused on the goal, not the path – you can be more flexible, and that translates into more productive and satisfied employees. From flexible hours to volunteering during work hours to diverse education opportunities, CareerBuilder is committed to helping employees strike a balance. 

Here are just some benefits we offer:

  • Training that positions you to hit the ground running with ongoing learning and development courses; we never stop investing in our people.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Programs
  • Education Reimbursement Program allowing up to $5k per year towards completion of a Bachelor’s and non-MBA graduate degree, and up to $10K per year towards completion of an MBA!  No strings attached!  
  • $400 Annual Reimbursement for Wellness Activities, including your gym membership!  
  • 401(k) Program with Strong Employer Match and 2 year vesting schedule!  

CareerBuilder, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.


TSR ID: 000923