Join Netcracker Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, to work for a forward-looking software company, offering mission-critical solutions to service providers around the globe. Our comprehensive portfolio of software solutions and professional services enables large-scale digital transformations, unlocking the opportunities of the cloud, virtualization and the changing mobile ecosystem. With an unbroken service delivery track record of more than 20 years, our unique combination of technology, people and expertise helps companies transform their networks and enable better experiences for their customers.
Netcracker Technology is looking to hire a Senior Events Manager to join our exciting and fast growing marketing team. This manager will be responsible for the planning and execution of Netcracker events. The successful candidate will be able to effectively manage a team and take lead on events at all level of complexity. The position will be located in Waltham, MA and will require international travel. This is a great opportunity to join a growing global marketing team and work in a fast paced, energizing environment.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Plan and execute roadshows, meetings and events following best practice, and department process and procedure for all event components including venue sourcing, production and post-event analysis.
Organize participation of third party events including sponsorship deliverables; speaker engagements, hotel room blocks and staff logistics.
Build and maintain exceptional relationships with key customers across multiple accounts utilizing a variety of activities including events, email communications and in person interactions.
Pre-event traffic generation: fulfilment of invitations and materials to support sales team customer outreach.
Develop excellent relationships with vendors and negotiate competitive pricing and service levels.
Project manage events on-time and within budget.
Formulate project and budget plans liaising with all key stakeholders and relevant departments.
Work closely with the sales organization to meet their need of marketing support for sales and prospect engagements.
Track, analyze and follow up on the ROI/effectiveness of events to determine ROI and prioritize resources.
Manage/coach team members to ensure high levels of execution of their projects.
Experience & Requirements:
12+ years of Events experience.
Excellent negotiation and interpersonal communication skills.
A creative, inventive outlook with the ability to articulate and implement ideas.
Strong detail orientation & proven record to multitask effectively.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage competing priorities.
Superb cross-functional, project management and leadership skills and the ability to influence across all levels of the organization.