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Marketing and Events Manager

Location: Brea, CA
Posted: 07-13-2017
Location Name: Brea, CA
Wage: Depends on Experience

Want to work at an In-flight Entertainment (IFE) company that’s different? We’re famous for thinking outside of the box. We are looking for talented individuals to join us in our mission to redefine and revolutionize in-flight entertainment. Start a career at Zodiac Inflight Innovations and you’ll be joining an experienced and innovative team whose challenging spirit and imaginative work has created one of the best IFE systems on the market, RAVE.

Job Summary:

The Marketing and Events Manager is an energetic and highly organized individual responsible for the successful planning and execution of the company’s Inflight Entertainment and Connectivity based trade shows. Additionally, the Marketing and Events Manager is the central liaison for marketing and communication initiatives both externally and internally. This position will require a person that has the ability to easily gather and understand market trends that will help shape future products at Zodiac Inflight Innovations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop requirements and interface with multiple departments and external vendors to ensure technology and innovation objectives are achieved at all trade shows and events

  • Ensure hardware and software needed for trade shows and events are procured and setup on-time

  • Procure, coordinate design, and plan space for booth exhibits and handle logistics surrounding events such as shipping materials, setting up and taking down booths, and training of exhibit staff

  • Build productive relationships with key stakeholders, including Marketing, Sales, product leads, other Zodiac business units, trade association and show organizers, customers, vendors and show services contractors

  • Maintain and track events and trade show budgets and keep accurate records relating to expenditures

  • Work with product managers and various departments internally and with other Zodiac Aerospace entities to develop corporate trade show collateral and materials, including taking the lead on product integration efforts

  • Coordinate and schedule on-site and off-site product demonstrations and entertaining of customers during workshops, meetings, and company sponsored events

  • Be the central liaison between third party advertising print and web advertisement platforms along with our internal creative services department to deliver effective ad campaigns on time

  • Draft and seek appropriate approvals internally and externally for print copy, such as press releases, award submissions, catalog entries, and website content

  • Track, monitor, and report on market trends, which may include attending consumer electronic tradeshows and similar events

  • Plan and execute events strategy for approximately 10 trade shows and conferences per calendar year including, but not limited to request for bid, budgeting, scheduling, logistics, exhibit design in alignment with sales and marketing objectives

Preferred Qualifications and/or Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or equivalent Marketing and Logistics experience in a related field

  • 5+ years of experience working in a similar role

  • Demonstrated an exceptional copywriting skillset

  • Experience using CRM tools such as Salesforce, Syteline, SAP or similar tools

  • Must have excellent skills working with Microsoft Office, Project, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Experience using the Adobe Creative Suite is a plus

  • Must have demonstrated skill of managing and tracking budgets

Soft Skills:

  • Must be a self-motivated individual with excellent project management skills and ability to work independently with limited direction and guidance

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must have demonstrated time management skills along with the consistent ability to meet and exceed fast-turn and accelerated deadlines

  • Must be comfortable handling both hardware and software aspects of the RAVE product for setup, and minor troubleshooting