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Events Marketing Specialist in Independence, OH at Kichler

Date Posted: 4/1/2019

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Job Description

Events Marketing SpecialistThe Events Marketing Specialist is an entry level position who will be responsible for supporting the Trade Show & Event Manager with planning, coordinating, and implementing some trade show activities, customer visits and customer events along with other responsibilities as specified.Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Works under the supervision of the Trade Show & Event Manager
  • Assists and contributes in the planning of projects, trade shows, customer visits and events related to assigned areas of responsibility
  • Schedules project/event activities such as:meetings, coordinating calendars, scheduling conference space, etc.
  • Maintains project/event planning forms and all customer files
  • Provides webinar support such as:coordinating internet needs with IT, securing computer needs, setting up webinar platform (ex: GoToMeeting); installing required files, etc.
  • Assists with invoice processing and credit card reconciliation for all projects/shows/events
  • Assists with the creation and printing of name badges, tent cards, thank you notes, etc.
  • Orders and maintains all branded items, event supplies, customer gifts, show give aways, etc.
  • Coordinates shipping of any event supplies, give aways, literature, etc. to off-site locations
  • Assists with all event set-up, tear-down and other event specifics as needed
  • Assists in event wrap-up to include ensuring all NDA’s have been signed, surveys have been completed and submitted, budget reconciliation has been completed
  • Some local travel and flexible hours may be required
Qualifications & Skills:
  • Possesses strong administrative skills
  • Provides a high level of customer service
  • Communicates effectively across various departments and management
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and maintain confidentiality regarding critical or sensitive information
  • Effective problem solving and ability to maintain proper decorum when faced with difficult situations, disruptions in plans or challenging individuals
  • Possesses solid understanding of project management
  • Ability to work well with various teams
  • Well organized and detail-oriented a must
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities to ensure that deadlines are met
  • Ability to be somewhat flexible with hours – some early mornings, or later evenings are possible
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint a plus
  • Experience with CVENT or comparable system a plus
Why Kichler?
  • Kichler is a leader in interior and exterior decorative lighting, landscape lighting and ceiling fans. Kichler products are available through authorized independent lighting showrooms, electrical distributors, procurement companies, irrigation distributors and select e-retailers.What we offer you as a Kichler employee:Competitive salary, Paid vacation 
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance 
  • Available 401(k) program with generous company match (no waiting period, 100% vested)
  • Company-paid life and STD/LTD disability coverage 
  • Onsite cafeteria and work-out facility (free yoga and personal training classes weekly)
  • Location: Adjacent to Cuyahoga Valley National Park
  • Employee discount purchase program (MASCO partners)
  • Company events including Night at the Indians, Holiday party, Breakfast with Santa, Summer Picnic lunches
The Kichler brand encompasses more than 3,000 products, including chandelierswall sconcesbath lightingceiling fansunder-cabinet lightinglandscape lightinglamps and accessories. A leader in energy-efficient technology, Kichler's line of Design Pro LED fixtures feature several winners of the Lighting for Tomorrow Award, sponsored by the Consortium for Energy Efficiency, the U.S. Department of Energy and the American Lighting Association


Full or Part Time

Full time

Kichler Lighting is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

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