Company Name:

Video Game Development, and Publishing Company

Location:

Irvine, California

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Marketing Coordinator

Industry:

Marketing

Date Posted:

November 19, 2017

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Events Manager, External Events

Video Game Development, and Publishing Company s global events team is looking for an experienced events manager with applied skills to conceptualize, develop, lead and fully execute a variety of multifaceted events.This events manager will have the creative, technical, marketing communication, and project management skills to directly conceptualize, design, pre-plan, and execute intimate to massive events. Their creative problem-solving skills must be stellar, they must be able to work quickly and efficiently, to multitask with a high-volume workload, and to remain productive and positive in high-pressure situations -- Impeccable organizational and time-management skills are an absolute must.This person will believe in the power of events to engage, entertain, promote, and inform as an extension of the game. They will partner with various internal teams including esports, IT, game development, marketing, PR, and community to skillfully gather, analyze, and distill goals and expectations. They must have the ability to create and communicate a clear vision for an event founded in disciplined communication goals, and then use a process-driven approach to execute the smallest details to the highest standards. Can you obsess on the details while keeping the big picture in mind? Are you a self-starter who can take direction but doesn t need it? Are you the type of person who can work quickly to solve challenges? When you attend events do you find yourself thinking about how you would have done it differently? If you re someone who likes video games, fantasy, sci-fi, graphic novels, technology or other geeky things, so much the better.Responsibilities:Create groundbreaking experiences, with a global reach, in response to highly-developed goals and communication objectives.Comprehensively manage all details of event production, including conceptualizing, designing, preplanning (events briefs, milestone and production schedules, venue selection, scenic design, logistics, vendor selection, etc.) and fully executing, trade, consumer, media, launch and other events.Manage scenic design, build, and logistics for events.Develop, manage and reconcile event budgets. Assist with annual departmental budget development.Negotiate and manage event-related contracts and financial agreements.Establish event KPIs and drive comprehensive post-event analysis and reporting.Proactively create and distribute event materials such as, but not limited to, event briefs, task sheets, milestone schedules, floor plans, show flows/scripts, and production schedules to appropriate internal and externals parties with enough time to allow for evaluation and feedback prior to event- related deliverables.Manage projects insuring that all events are executed at the highest quality.Evaluate all aspects of events, including processes and procedures, with the goal of improving quality as well as cost and time efficiencies.Actively seek out and maintain knowledge of event design and production.Identify, vet, and manage vendors that share Blizzard s expectations for quality, efficiency, and excellence. Develop and carefully maintain productive business relationships with external vendors as well as internal work associates.Other related duties as required.Requirements:7+ years experience in event planning and productionExperience planning events for 1000+ attendeesExperience in personnel and/or resource managementA passion for events and video gamesImpeccable organizational and time-management abilitiesExceptional creative and logistical problem-solving skillsSelf-starting with the ability to handle multiple demanding projects simultaneouslyRemarkable attention to detail as well as ability to understand the big pictureExperience with event broadcast in its various formsSolid proficiency in Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OutlookAbility to act with discretion when handling confidential mattersAbility to maximize resources and establish productive business relationships internally and with vendorsExcellent written and oral communication skills with a service-oriented attitudeBachelors degree or equivalent experience

Company Name:

Video Game Development, and Publishing Company

Location:

Irvine, California

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Marketing Coordinator

Industry:

Marketing

Date Posted:

November 19, 2017

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