UBM Techweb Santa Monica , CA 90405
UBM organizes over 300 market-leading B2B events every year. At our events we create the environments which allow business to flourish. Our knowledge of the communities we serve, our ability to attract the right people and our skill at curating the physical space and creating memorable experiences bring thousands of like-minded people together. It is this shared experience and the opportunities to make human connections which allow businesses to grow.
Our events serve a tremendous variety of different industry sectors from furniture to fashion to pharma. In total we serve over 50 different communities.
There are over 3,750 people working at UBM. We operate in more than 20 countries. This global footprint allows us to help businesses to trade both domestically and internationally.
The International Motorcycle Shows (IMS), the largest series of consumer motorcycle events across the United States, is looking for an enthusiastic digital marketer with experience in the motorcycle industry, a creative eye and passion for social media. The Digital Marketing Specialist will lead digital marketing efforts that are targeted towards motorcycle enthusiasts, like-minded consumers, and the Powersports Industry to generate ticket sales, brand recognition and booth sales. Key responsibilities include, strategy, implementation and analysis of social media channels, emails and website. In addition, creating digital marketing partnerships with exhibitors and sponsors will be a key to success. Some administrative or other marketing duties will occasionally be required to support Marketing Team. Travel to every show, sometimes consecutive weeks, and long hours at show-site are required.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop Social Media strategy, with specific KPI targets, and continually track performance metrics to make necessary adjustments in consultation with Marketing Manager
Create social media calendar for Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
Source content for social media from staff photographer and partners/sponsors, as well as creating owned content
Schedule and execute social media posts, with extensive live posting during shows
Manage Social Media Ambassador program
Stay up-to-date on changes to social media platforms, tactics and trends
Develop attendee and exhibitor email strategy and calendar, with specific KPI targets, and continually tracking performance metrics to make necessary adjustments in consultation with Marketing Manager
Create emails, in coordination with Art Director, and deploy through Eloqua
Make edits to website as needed using Drupal. Work with internal teams to make any design or function changes to website
Coordinate digital ticket promotions through ticketing platform
Work with Art Director to create digital promotional assets for partners and sponsors to use
Collaborate with key exhibitors and sponsors to create mutually beneficial digital marketing partnerships
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Proficiency in Social Media strategy, analytics and execution. Using Instagram, Instagram Stories, Twitter, Facebook, Facebook Live, and scheduling platforms
Ability to craft email copy and direct layout and graphics use to reach a targeted audience
Knowledge of email best practices
Basic knowledge of HTML
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Proficient in Word, Excel and Powerpoint
Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills
Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and outside partners
Experience in Powersports industry and/or extensive knowledge of motorcycles
Using Instagram, Instagram Stories, Twitter, Facebook, Facebook Live, and scheduling platforms for a brand or business
Using a Marketing Automation platform
Some experience in Adobe Creative Suite
Some experience in events is a Plus
About this Division:
The Progressive International Motorcycle Shows is the world's largest consumer motorcycle show tour. With 35 years of experience, the IMS Tour provides attendees with an all-access pass to the world of motorcycling, connecting hundreds of thousands of motorsports enthusiasts with top manufacturers and premier aftermarket brands.
The 36th annual tour will visit several cities, welcoming experienced, new and non-riders to preview hundreds of new 2, 3 and 4-wheel vehicles before they hit the dealerships. Attendees will also have the chance to purchase parts, gear and accessories; speak with brand representatives; vote in the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show; see vintage bikes; connect with other enthusiasts; watch a stunt show and experience new attractions - all in one weekend!
For the 800+ exhibiting brands, IMS delivers motorsports enthusiasts, emerging new riders, and a growing percentage of the highly desirable under 35-year-old audience. They are affluent and ready to purchase, engaged with the sport and lifestyle, and influenced by the brands they meet. The top two reasons consumers attend the shows are to see new bikes and to evaluate and purchase aftermarket parts, gear and accessories.
Why work for UBM?
As an employee of UBM you will have access to a positive company culture, a flexible and professional environment, UBM Employee Benefits and a commitment from us that we will invest in developing your talent.
UBM is committed to its policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. Our employment practices are based on each person's skills, abilities and performance. We provide equal opportunity in employment to qualified individuals regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender identity, gender re-assignment, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by law. This commitment extends to all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, compensation, benefits, discipline and discharge. Any form of discrimination is in violation of this policy and will not be tolerated by the Company.
We invite you to be part of an organization that is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture and to being a responsible, sustainable business
Job Location Santa Monica, California, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular