Event Marketing Associate

Jack Morton Worldwide Naperville , IL 60540

Posted 3 months ago

Jack Morton is seeking a passionate Event Marketing Associate in Naperville, IL to work on our General Motors account (we LOVE cars). This role independently manages small experiential programs or parts of larger programs ensuring that client needs are met and exceeded. It requires an individual who is highly organized, confident and collaborative.

Here's the job:

  • Assume accountability for defined client deliverables, ensuring client needs are met and exceeded

  • Ensure project/program is delivered on-time, on-budget and flawlessly

  • Manage communications between team members, ensuring all deadlines are met

  • Manage all the event details: production assets, logistics, travel, program wrap-up and archiving

  • Own the budget: coordinate production estimates and invoices, manage/oversee finance/accounting project functions, reconcile programs

  • Update status reports and schedules and maintain lists of action items, ensuring all deadlines are met

  • Partner with and manage several vendors and suppliers.

  • Consistently identify ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the procurement process and supporting databases

How you can support our culture:

  • You enjoy and succeed at working REALLY well with others

  • You support and contribute to a positive and productive cultural environment

  • You take your work seriously but not yourself

Requirements:

  • College degree

  • 1-3 years project management/production experience required.

  • Strong project management, organizational and communication skill

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Extremely organized, self-motivated, detail oriented and able to work under pressure from numerous deadlines and competing priorities

  • Team oriented, strong work ethic, positive attitude, ability to embrace change, always willing to support others

  • Knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint

  • Comfortable in planes, trains and automobiles as 25% of the gig is spent travelling

  • Be OK with giving up some of your weekends (because we don't execute many events on Tuesday afternoons)

Jack Morton is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on race, religion, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Jack Morton, as part of Interpublic Group (IPG), is designated a Best Place To Work For LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign in their 2018 Corporate Equality Index.


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Event Marketing Associate

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