Events Specialist

Waltham, USA

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.

Position Summary:

Netcracker seeks an Events Specialist to assist the Marketing department in day-to-day activities. Areas of focus include event strategy, pre-event coordination, planning for onsite logistics, and event oriented marketing campaigns. The Events Specialist will be responsible for preparing and managing event timelines, coordinating technical aspects, processing invoices, managing event staff, etc.  The Events Specialist will work cross functionally with our Business Development and Sales teams to assist in our internal event outreach to ensure all events meet our objectives and KPIs. In addition, the Events Specialist is responsible for creating and presenting internal reports to key stakeholders to track and measure event metrics pre and post event.

  • Own and execute small and large scale trade shows, global customer roadshows/workshops and internal executive and customer visits. This includes coordination of hotel room blocks, meeting rooms, AV, catering, graphics, booth builds, ground transportation, shipping and onsite promotional giveaways.
  • Understand and act on acquiring premiere sponsorships, booth locations and speaking slots.
  • Create and maintain timelines, project plans and budgets.
  • Responsible for creating post-event reports to give a high level overview of the event and outline the success and capture the ROI.
  • Work with the Events team to draft and send out various venue RFPs for internal and external events. Gather all necessary information and create presentations for the leadership team to review.
  • Work directly with our Content Creation and Brand Design teams to create outreach emails in our marketing automation platform to promote events.
  • Own event operational tasks including processing and tracking of invoices, managing inventory of promotional items, etc.
  • Own and update Netcracker’s event calendar, this includes, researching industry events and evaluating our participation level with key stakeholders.
  • Maintain vendor relationships in order to successfully execute on an event.

Experience & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, or relevant field of study
  • 3 - 5 year’s events management experience. Corporate / In-house experience preferred
  • Project management skills is required
  • CRM experience preferred
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task effectively with the ability to work on more than one project at any one time
  • Strong attention to detail is a must
  • Ability to prioritize time and organize tasks appropriately
  • Must thrive in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to adjust in an ever changing workplace
  • Must be self-motivated and resourceful
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with Marketo is a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, particularly in Excel and PowerPoint
  • International travel is required – total travel up to 35%

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