Event Marketing Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Charleston, SC
  • This position has been filled

Post and Courier

Do you love creating unforgettable events? The Post and Courier is seeking an energetic, highly organized Event Marketing Coordinator to join our team. This candidate is responsible for the execution of special events for The Post and Courier to drive new audience, brand and revenue growth. The coordinator also assists the Events Manager in the executive of newspaper division event initiatives.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute logistics of special events including planning, details and marketing for Post and Courier events from small to large-scale B2C and B2B events
    Assist the Event Manager and the community newspapers in the execution of division initiative events
    Coordinate, set up and represent Post and Courier brands at sponsored promotional events
    Assist in collating marketing materials including rate sheets, communications pieces and sponsorships
    Plan, write and manage communication efforts with sponsors, staff, vendors and volunteers
    Regularly gather quotes and maintain communication with vendors to ensure quality of event matches our vision while being cost-efficient
    Attend sales calls with sales reps on occasion to review benefits of events as a marketing solution to potential customers
    Attend sales meetings and host training sessions to educate the advertising team for the selling process.
    Manage event expenses to achieve maximum profitability
    Manage ticketing platform for internal events
    Report regularly on progress of events including sales, budget and project plan tasks
    And other duties as assigned

Requirements, minimum education level, and experience:

  • B/A in marketing or equivalent event marketing experience required.
    Self-starter with the ability to work independently and within a collaborative, team based environment
    Ability to manage multiple project plans to meet deadlines and maximize efficiency
    On occasion, must be willing to work outside of traditional work hours to attend events
    Must be willing to travel outside of the market to assist with newspaper division event initiatives
    Excellent planning and organizational skills, while paying attention to detail
    Experience in the planning and execution of event marketing
    Ability to effectively learn and acquire new knowledge and skills
    Effective interpersonal and communication skills
    Comfortable working with different platforms including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe, WordPress, ticketing platform and more
    Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned

Liberal employee benefit program includes group life and health, and dental insurance, short and long-term disability, PTO and a 401-k incentive savings plan.

EOE