Dell Event Marketing Manager, Sr. Advisor in Austin, Texas

Dell's North America Event team is seeking a proven event manager and forward-thinker to work with us on key demand gen events. We are a small team who works closely with Enterprise and Client Solutions Sales, Segment Marketing teams, and cross functional organizations to develop and implement events which deliver tangible results such as pipeline, revenue conversion and 1:1 executive customer engagements.

Event Management include:

  • Working with leadership team to understand company priorities, target audiences and develop event strategy

  • All planning and logistics associated with event planning

  • Budget and T&E responsibility

  • Clear and concise event communication from Executive through applicable Sales organization

  • Strong team leadership – managing virtual teams and program managers

  • Strong team orientation – sharing best practices, knowledge transfer and uncovering process improvements

In the role, you will work on highly complex problems; provide insight into the strategic issues which are forefront in the minds of the Executive Leadership Team; gain exposure to senior-level decision-making; and establish relationships across all areas of the company. You’ll also contribute to the development of new techniques and plans within area of expertise.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all events from conception to execution

  • Provide strategic counsel and event management assistance to internal business partners to ensure that events and programs align/integrate with corporate and segment goals. This includes: strategic plan for event, communication plan for segment and executives, budget creation and approval, content facilitation, logistical planning--3rd party vendor management

Requirements:

  • Working knowledge within the event marketing industry specifically in the high tech space. Knowledge should include customer events, conferences, direct customer engagements and creation of demand gen programs

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organization, prioritization and planning skills

  • Experience interfacing with senior level customers

  • Ability to work independently in order to meet deadlines

  • Advanced knowledge of PC market and new technologies

  • Ability to work cross functionally in order to achieve desired results

  • Prefer a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with a minimum of 5-7 years of related experience

Preferred Skills:

  • In-depth understanding of events and event planning and how to tie those to company and business goals, customer requirements, and knowledge of competitor practices

  • Thorough understanding of Dell business priorities, strategy and direction

  • Thorough understanding and management of customer business needs and expectations.

  • Strong project, program management, and execution skills

  • Ability to work with limited supervision

Company Description

With more than 100,000 team members globally, we promote an environment that is rooted in the entrepreneurial spirit in which the company was founded. Dell’s team members are committed to serving our communities, regularly volunteering for over 1,500 non-profit organizations. The company has also received many accolades from employer of choice to energy conservation. Our team members follow an open approach

Why work with us?

  • Life at Dell means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology.

  • When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution.

  • Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships.

  • We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential.

  • Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work.

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