Associate, Hospitality & Events

  • MKTG
  • Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Jun 03, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

MKTG, part of the Dentsu Aegis Network, is a global experiential marketing agency comprised of pioneers and practitioners of lifestyle marketing. We specialize in delivering strategic, business-oriented marketing solutions for leading brands via sport and entertainment, live experiences, retail marketing, enterprise/business-to-business engagement and sponsorship marketing. One of the guiding principles upon which MKTG was founded is that our people matter - to the work we do and the environment we've built. We are committed to constantly evolving, refining and inventing innovative brand engagements through deeper understanding of how people think, work and live their lives. Headquartered in New York City, we have 1,600 employees and 7,000 Brand Ambassadors operating in 32 offices globally, with reach in 19 markets across the Americas, EMEA and APAC. Visit MKTG for more information.


Job Description

This position will require the ability to plan, manage, and implement high-quality corporate hospitality events, with a primary focus on motorsports and/or golf events. Requires creative aptitude, exceptional organizational skills, and problem-solving associated with large-scale client events.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Apply strategic marketing objectives and implement in event execution
  • Advise clients on event strategies and project plan
  • Represent client and company in negotiating and problem-solving with properties, venues and suppliers to deliver first-class experiences for guests
  • Plan and execute site surveys
  • Prepare and manage line-item budgets
  • Manage event branding, collateral, on-site materials
  • Negotiate with suppliers/venues
  • Determine food and beverage and other on-site amenities/experiences and oversee ordering and implementation
  • Conduct onsite management of corporate hospitality events, with a primary focus on motorsports and/or golf events
  • Manage on-site vendors, oversee contractors, and enforce company and client policies during execution
  • Create client-ready event recaps, event itineraries, and staffing plans
  • Lead client conference calls and meetings and design and prepare communications and presentations
  • Manage and communicate project status with manager, internal team and clients
  • Identify opportunities for business growth and recommend new strategies to clients and company
  • Evaluate event outcomes, identify areas for improvement, and provide going-forward strategy recommendations to stakeholder


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Must have 3 years of relevant experience planning and implementing high-level corporate events and hospitality
  • Agency experience and/or golf or motorsports-related experience is a plus
  • Self-starter with ability to multi-task and make high-value decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional client service and interaction skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strategic thinking skills
  • Budget planning proficiency
  • Ability to quickly take ownership of key program components and work with client and other agency partners
  • Comfort in a client-facing role and ability to lead the client
  • Candidate must possess strong computer skills with strengths in Microsoft Office Suite; Experience with Adobe creative programs and/or guest registration systems is a plus
  • Organizational skills and solid project management experience
  • Experience building presentations and delivering them
  • Creativity and interest in trends in motorsports hospitality
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment
  • Personable with polished social setting skills
  • Ability to travel frequently, both weekdays and weekends


Additional Information

Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply.

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