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
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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