Marketing Specialist - Events
WebFilings LLC - Ames, IA

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WebFilings is a rapidly growing technology company that builds collaborative, cloud-based applications for financial and executive teams. WebFilings is searching for a talented, full-time Marketing Specialist to join our growing marketing team in Ames, Iowa. The right person will have excellent organization, communication, interpersonal, event planning, and project management skills. In addition, the ideal candidate will have strong work ethic, high attention to detail and will thrive in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating workshops and special events for the company. This person is instrumental in helping to ensure consistency and flawless event execution for all WebFilings external workshop events. The ideal candidate: Self-starter who takes initiative and brings fresh, new ideas to the table Flourishes in a fast-paced environment and can act quickly on their feet Accurate, meticulous, with high attention to detail Manages event planning projects through all stages including: conception, budgeting, implementation, and event wrap-up Excellent work ethic and time management skills Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple assignments while meeting deadlines Ability to work independently and as part of a team Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with quickly changing priorities Ability to take direction from multiple input sources Responsibilities: Collaborate with product marketing team & sales team to identify workshop content and locations Coordinate details of each event including venue selection, menu selection, invitations, registrations, travel arrangements and content development Coordinate contracts with venues and negotiate food and beverage minimums and other special arrangements as needed Develop ROI and performance measurements for workshop activities Ensure event consistency and flawless event execution across all WebFilings workshop events Manage multiple events simultaneously and ensuring the successful completion of each event under tight deadlines Manage the day-to-day information exchange with all agencies / outside resources for detailed specifications, materials due dates, reviews, edits and approvals Provide regular updates on the progress of all projects
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in marketing, advertising, communications or related field Solid computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite, internet navigation and e-mail use Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions Ability to take initiative and be resourceful as issues arise Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables within a situation Exceptional organizational, communication, interpersonal and project management skills Ability to think on your feet and adapt quickly to changing situations Excellent business communications skills, both written and verbal Ability to interact with internal peers and management as well as vendors and outside agencies