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Manager/Sr. Manager, Global Events

Reston
US

ABOUT THE JOB

Candidate will be responsible for the management of regional and global Software AG events.  The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of tradeshow and event planning to include researching appropriate shows, developing marketing event plans and timelines, identifying speaking opportunities, pre- and post-show promotion, as well as the execution of all planned logistics specific to each trade show and/or event.

 

Essential Job Functions:  

Trade Show Management

  • Responsible for project management of global tradeshows as assigned
  • Determine the best strategy delivering maximum results for Software AG and communicate best practices to events team to leverage these best practices
  • Manage project plan documents for all tradeshows, including budget management, staffing and communication of details to participants
  • Coordinate all booth deliverables with internal clients: presentations, messaging, etc.
  • Onsite event management and coordination as necessary
  • Manage all aspects of the post-event reporting process, which includes communicating lead capture methods, ensuring leads are returned promptly and categorized appropriately, and handed off to the lead management team for timely follow up

 

Global Events

  • Assist with the management of Software AG internal corporate events including annual global Sales Kick-Off, sales incentive program, and various other employee-based events as required.
  • Oversee event planning, management and logistics, budget, hospitality, promotion, staffing and messaging and event production
  • Maintain and update the marketing event listings on corporate website

 

Supervisory responsibility:  NO

 

ABOUT YOU

Requirements 

  • Position is based in Reston, VA.   
  • 30% travel required, both domestic and international

 

Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple concurrent assignments and collaborate effectively with other team members globally
  • Strong ability to work well under pressure with multiple deadlines, provide superior attention to detail, and ability to troubleshoot unplanned circumstances
  • Must be able to do some strenuous physical activity , including lifting, carrying and moving boxes and be able to stand for occasional prolonged periods of time
  • Must have high-energy work ethic and be able to travel and work non-standard business hours throughout the year

 

Education and Experience

  • 5+  years of experience executing events in the technology industry
  • B.S. Degree in Marketing or related field (desirable)
  • Knowledge of Cvent event registration software
  • Intermediate Excel and PowerPoint
  • CMP Preferred, but not required
  • Experience working with vendors related to event management, including graphic designers, booth distributors and external event managers

 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

  • The employees are smart, friendly and welcoming
  • Free underground parking – never get wet or shovel snow
  • Health Insurance starts your first day on the job
  • Three weeks paid vacation & three weeks paid sick leave
  • 10 paid holidays (including a floating holiday and a community service day)
  • 401(k) Plan with up to 5% employer match
  • Business Casual office
  • Kitchen on every floor with cable TV – also, subsidized snacks & cold drinks

 

 

Software AG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, religion, color, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

 

Click on the link to view the full EEO statement http://www.softwareag.com/corporate/images/EEO_Statement_tcm16-130491.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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