Corporate Event Specialist – Lenovo

Company Name: Lenovo
Location:
United States 
Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

The position will participate in the development and execution of the marketing strategy for worldwide partnerships & events. This position will support and lead global projects in alignment of our 3S Strategy, as well as drive project management related to targeted internal activities (ex. kick-off meetings, executive leadership summits), and key external events (ex. CES, MWC, IFA).

This position requires strong organizational and communication skills, creativity, strategic problem-solving, and the ability to work in an integrated team structure that spans across functional areas & geographic regions.

Responsibilities:

Participate and lead as an active member in the execution of planning multi-tiered, global events to help grow brand awareness and consideration within targeted audiences as a services-led technology company. These audiences can include:

  • Customers (Enterprise, Channel, Consumer)
  • Media & analysts
  • Influencers and fans
  • Lenovo employees and executives

Responsible for all aspects of planning and execution to include all event logistics, registration, products, staffing, alliance compliance, content, booth design and layout, security, operations and more to achieve the goals as set out by the business and defined by key stakeholders

Work closely with internal marketing peers (from business groups, geography teams and functions) to ensure the proper execution of tactics related to designated projects.

Prepare detailed, milestone-based project plans and manage internal teams, vendors and partners to task completion to ensure overall program completion on time and on budget.

Communicate regularly with project stakeholders including preparing and formally presenting planning details, scope, and updates on a consistent basis.

Manage outside agencies, while working with regional marketing resources to ensure consistency in execution of Lenovo brand messages.

Closely manage administrative functions related to contracts, budgets, purchase commitments (PC), invoices, equipment/merchandise orders, and other items.

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in the planning, marketing, and execution of corporate events or similar experience
  • Strong communications skills; highly adaptable/comfortable in high-pressure situations
  • Customer-service oriented, taking a client-centric approach to every interaction
  • Comfortable interacting frequently with C-level leadership of a Fortune 500 company

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.