Capital One Shopping Event Manager – Capital One

Company Name: Capital One
Location: Austin, TX
Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Capital One Shopping is looking for an Event Marketing Manager to join the Capital One Shopping Team. You’ll be creating, designing, and owning the full cycle of event planning, production, and management for Capital One Shopping. You’ll work collaboratively as well as independently to produce a wide variety of events, to include virtual, in-person and hybrid. As a strategic partner and expert in the event field, our merchants and internal partners will rely on you to guide them in the right direction. Additionally, we’ll partner with you to develop opportunities to tell the Capital One Shopping story and drive business impact through speaking engagements, PR and merchant experiences.

Overall Responsibilities

Our team is looking for an individual that can deliver multiple first-class events for external clients obtaining an in-depth understanding of the business objectives, logistical needs and budget constraints.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for facilitating the event planning process with superior customer service skills, a high level of professionalism and willingness to handle all planning and administrative details of the event. This individual will possess strong event management skills, and be able to successfully plan and execute both virtual and live events.

These Responsibilities May Include, But Not Limited To

  • Collaborating as a strategic partner with our executives, line of business leadership and internal clients to develop, implement and execute event goals
  • Creating proposals, recommendations and leveraging subject matter expertise to provide guidance on the overall event experience
  • Owning conference strategy, speaking engagements, offsites, and loyalty events for merchants and the Partnerships organization
  • Managing all pre-event components to include budget management, Request For Proposals (RFPs), venue selection, contract negotiation, registration creation, audio visual coordination, housing management, food and beverage selection, vendor management and attendee engagement (i.e. gifting, team building, etc.)
  • Management of virtual meetings and events to create unique and engaging at-home experiences
  • Oversight of on-site management with venue, vendors and support team
  • Post event management to include reviewing invoices for accuracy, processing payments, conducting post-event surveys and recap meetings

The Successful Candidate Will Have

  • A proven record of achievement in their current position
  • Exceptional communication, teamwork, and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong project management, time management, multitasking and organizational skills
  • The ability to cultivate positive relationships and influence decision-making with executives, line of business leadership and internal clients
  • Demonstrated awareness of in-person, virtual and hybrid event production best practices and trends
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in fast-paced environment

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or military experience
  • At least 5 years experience in event planning and event management
  • At least 5 years experience in project management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Hospitality or Event Management
  • 7 years of experience in budgeting and negotiating contracts
  • 7 years of experience in project management

Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.