Event Coordinator at Granicus LLC (Remote)
Granicus provides technology and services that empowers government organizations to create seamless digital experiences for the people they serve. By offering the industry's leading cloud-based solutions for communications, content management, and digital services to more than 5,500 public sector organizations, Granicus helps turn government missions into quantifiable realities. Granicus products connect more than 280 million people, creating a powerful network to enhance citizen engagement. By optimizing decision-making processes, Granicus strives to help government see better outcomes and a greater impact for the citizens they serve. Come see the impactful work we've done on communities across the country (and world!): https://granicus.com/success-stories/
The Event Coordinator will be responsible for working in lockstep with sales and marketing to execute in-person and digital event programs that drive revenue and increase brand awareness. You'll be responsible for organizing the materials, people, and promotions that create a great event.
This role requires excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, a key understanding of marketing events impact revenue generation, and the ability to think on your feet in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. The Event Coordinator will report to the Director of Demand Generation and will work closely with Marketing Team Members, Business Development Reps, Account Executives, and Account Managers. This position can be based in St. Paul, MN, Denver, CO, or Washington, D.C, but can primarily be remote.
At the end of every day, you will know that your work makes a difference. Our products and services improve the efficiency of government and the quality of people's lives, and you have the opportunity to join us in this important work. Come see the impactful work we've done on communities across the country (and world!): https://granicus.com/success-stories/
Granicus is a remote first company (this isn't temporary). While we have virtual teams, you have the option for in-office work should you be located near one of our hubs.
*starting rate may vary by experience and/or location
Granicus is subject to the Executive Order requiring employees of federal contractors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
What you will do:
Responsible for management of the exhibit warehouse (3rd Party Vendor) and ownership of booth giveaways and other swag, collateral, and booth displays
Recommend, finalize, and ensure detailed tracking and adherence to budget set for all tradeshows and events.
Articulate clear outlines for all tradeshows and events, specifying how each show will meet the overall event goals set, show targets – including lead targets and communications plans for pre-, during, and post-show materials
Make recommendations to improve tradeshow processes for both in-person and virtual events and work with internal partners to ensure great events
Research and coordinate potential speaking opportunities and manage deadlines
Ensure a strong end-to-end lead process is in place and adhered to for all events and tradeshows
Oversee negotiation of event sponsorship contracts to ensure business goals are achieved, value for money is obtained, and any potential risk is minimized
Serve as the liaison with vendors, including communication on vendor standards/expectations prior to events, overseeing all booth orders
Evaluate third-party vendors to ensure best results and continuous high-quality outputs
Manage internal documents, staff event registration, material shipping, and communication to event staff for assigned events
Ensure delivery for all aspects of post-event activities, including lead management and loading, cost allocations, and timely payment of invoices
Manage lead speakers, internal teams, and events staff participation before and during events
Evaluate the use of event technology at tradeshows, making recommendations as to where we could use technology to enhance the experience or business results from shows attended
Conduct research for continued industry growth
Assist in all aspects of virtual events – team, website, speaker, and platform updates
And, any other ad hoc demand generation asks sent your way
You have a degree in marketing, communications or general business
You have 2+ years in corporate events, software marketing, government communications or high-touch sales
You have experience working with key marketing systems, such as Salesforce, Zoom, Webinars, and WordPress
You are proficient in Microsoft Office suite
You have project management skills and an understanding of how to manage the priorities of multiple stakeholders in a complex environment
You possess the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment where functioning autonomously and collaborating as part of a team are equally important
You are a self-starter with the curiosity to expand the scope of assigned projects and tasks as needed
You are passionate and/or experienced in working with public sector entities
You have experience working with distributed and international teams
You have incredible interpersonal skills and enjoy a fast paced environment
Travel Requirements: < 25%
Come learn more about working at Granicus on our website: https://granicus.com/careers/