Marketing: Experiential Manager

The Details

Mashable is seeking an Experiential Manager to help take the company’s events to the next level. This position is primarily responsible for event operations and production but will also be asked to help with speaker/talent recruitment, sales and marketing of Mashable’s events. This position reports to the company's Director of Experiential, and works closely with the Marketing, Content and Sales team to execute Mashable’s event strategy. This person will play a key role in shaping Mashable events now and in the future.

The Day to Day

  • Develop event strategy working with senior management to address organizational goals and needs
  • Collaborate with Experiential and Content teams to compile ideal speaker and talent lists for certain events and work with internal and external contacts to help secure all speakers
  • Collaborate with Content, Marketing and Social teams to create content and marketing strategies for each event
  • Collaborate with Experiential and Sales team to develop partnership opportunities for events
  • Execute the event strategy through management of operations and logistics
  • Manage finances of the programs including budgeting
  • Manage end-to-end programs including vendor contracts, payment schedules, workflow release and reconciliation
  • Track, measure and evaluate performance of programs and customer satisfaction and make recommendations for fiscal and/or process improvement
  • Monitor the industry and competition to identify potential partnerships, new opportunities and line of business threats
  • Manage relationships with vendors and venues
  • Manage VIPs at all events
  • Manage signage, credentials/badges and other branded assets
  • Manage staffing at all events including freelancers
  • Create ticketing program for all events
  • Create recap presentations for event sponsors
  • Other duties as assigned

Must Haves

  • 4+ years events management and planning experience
  • Strong project management experience
  • Experience with social media and interest in technology
  • Experience inviting and managing speakers or talent for events
  • Ability to negotiate and manage financial information
  • Excellent writing, communication and problem solving skills
  • Experience with client relations
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Hard worker who’s driven and has a fantastic attitude
  • Strong organizational skills and strict attention to detail
  • Grace under fire
  • Availability for travel

About Mashable

Mashable is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe.


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