Sponsorship Activation Manager

Job Description:

Job Title Sponsorship Activation Manager

Reporting to VP, Events, EMEA

Department Solutions Engine

Location London, UK

About us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile, and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world's largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.

We are on a mission to define, develop, and deliver incredible solutions that delight our audiences and enable us and our partner's brands to be smarter. In doing so, we will change how we do business and how the outside world views Dow Jones. We are a unified collective of intelligent thinkers and IP builders, modern makers and agile do-ers — strategically proactive and nimbly reactive in how we work. The Solutions engine is responsible for:

● Across-the-board strategic services - for clients, our businesses and our brands

● Internal consulting & planning support

● External consulting services

● Creation of complex client solutions

● Creative and production operations & services

● DJ Custom Studios - our custom content newsroom

● DJ Event Management - our event management team

Role

The Sponsorship Activation Manager together with the Dow Jones Events Management team will be responsible for:

● All events logistics and execution - for all types of events; conferences to brand events to dinners and beyond

● Audience development - outside of C-Suite

● End-to-end ownership of custom event delivery

● Sponsorship activation

● For supporting sponsor procurement and satisfaction for Dow Jones Events.

The team consists of a group of internal event experts - covering all logistics, management, experience and audience needs. They partner with external suppliers and agencies to execute events and produce on site experiences to the highest degree.

Responsibilities

The Sponsorship Activation Manager will be responsible for supporting sponsor procurement and satisfaction for Dow Jones Events. This is a client-facing role that requires poise, excellent project management skills, organization, and superior communication skills.

● Provide sponsors with a seamless experience by developing relevant activations that integrate with our event objectives and positively portray their brand to high caliber attendees

● Serve as the liaison and single point of contact between event sponsors, their agencies, and all Dow Jones production teams and vendors

● Support the Dow Jones Events team in achieving sales goals by managing all sponsor deliverables from planning, through execution, to debrief

● Build strong partnerships with Editorial, and other Creative teams across Dow Jones to ensure sponsor interests are well represented as we look to push the boundaries for how we integrate brands into the event experience

● Work with the Sales Enablement team within the Revenue Engine to generate appealing selling materials for the Client Solutions, Conferences team

Skills & Experience

● Extensive events and sales marketing experience

● Experience in experiential marketing.

● Experience in client interaction and service

● Strong written and verbal communication skills

● Strong attention to detail and customer service skills

● Ability to interface with key internal and external groups and teams within the organization

Salary: Competitive

If you are interested in this role please submit your CV and cover letter at your earliest convenience.

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Company Overview:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world's largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Requisition ID 2017-29703

Job Locations GBR-LONDON

Job Function Marketing

Business Area CONFERENCES

Job Area1 Marketing & Corp Comms

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