Event Marketing Manager in Toronto at IBM

Date Posted: 9/7/2018

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Job Description

As an IBM Event Marketing Manager, you will have a real passion for planning, developing and delivering high quality, creative client experiences which help differentiate IBM from the competition at various points in the buyer’s journey in order to build and progress business to business sales pipeline.

You will be required to lead a wide variety of events spanning multiple event types including executive round tables and meetings, third party sponsorships including trade show and speaker participation, proprietary events both large and small, road shows, unique client hospitality and internal sales enablement and leadership events.

You will lead event program budgets within IBM processes and guidelines to ensure an expected return on investment. In addition, the use of IBM global tools, processes and technologies will be required to document, track and execute events.

As a member of a large group of event managers, you will be expected to be a trusted team player with tight-knit collaboration and interpersonal skills who can expertly lead meetings and run their project plans. You will act as an event marketing consultant offering mentorship, creative solutions and assistance to various demand program leaders on all aspects of event management.

You will be responsible for agency and vendor relationships throughout the course of the event process, ensuring services are delivered in line with the scope of work.

Some travel will be required primarily within Canada, on occasion in the US.

Who are the primary teams this person will work with?

Event manager would be part a diamond team working in an agile fashion and engaging with various partners within marketing and sales primarily.

What personality traits would make a person successful in this role?

Teamwork, ability to work under pressure balancing various projects and tight timelines, ability to communicate at various levels of the organization, positive attitude, passionate about events, comfortable working with global processes and compliance

Why would someone want to be part of this group?

As a member of an agile marketing team, you would be responsible for crafting and executing extraordinary client experiences that help IBM build and progress sales pipeline.

NOTE: this role is located at our downtown Toronto office, 185 Spadina Ave

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