Marketing Manager, Events & Engagements – Sabre Corporation

Company Name: Sabre Corporation
Location: Southlake, TX 
Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The Marketing Manager for Events & Engagements will support business goals by accelerating pipeline pursuits, driving brand or product awareness, relationship-building and more. This individual has a passion for managing the full event lifecycle; driving strategy, execution, and post event analysis for Sabre hosted, customer led and/or industry events.

The ideal candidate will have a diverse marketing background with a solid understanding of marketing mix development, experience in successfully deploying marketing strategies and tactics to accomplish commercial objectives and be skilled in using qualitative and quantitative metrics to identify and action improvements. Knowledge of sales methodologies (e.g. Miller Heiman) and digital marketing and automation is preferred but not required.

They will be comfortable working across a global, cross functional team to understand business needs, reconcile competing priorities, and be skilled in influencing multiple stakeholders to gain support for projects or initiatives. Strong project management and communication skills are a must.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the strategic planning process for a variety of customer engagements, ensuring that each event is executed in alignment with the overall strategy and objectives of the business and applicable audiences
  • Plan and execute live, virtual and/or hybrid events; responsibilities include budgeting, contract negotiations, attendee communications, materials, and activities
  • Define and implement industry event sponsorships with clear marketing objectives and desired sales outcomes; cultivate relationships with host organizations
  • Work closely with Product, Demand and Content Marketing to develop and drive the event content strategy to showcase the breadth and depth of Sabre products, services and thought leadership
  • Establish and manage project team, timeline and operating cadence
  • Ensure budgets are proactively managed, tracked and reconciled in a timely manner
  • Measure and report on customer engagement; optimize approach based on metrics and stakeholder feedback

Preferred Qualifications And Education

  • MBA preferred, bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or equivalent
  • 8+ years of business-to-business marketing experience
  • Exceptional project management skills
  • Experience developing and coordinating large scale events (offline and/or online)
  • Team mentality with strong, proven leadership skills in a cross-functional, matrixed team environment with executive presence
  • Self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity and has a proven ability to operate well in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Domain expertise in travel industry a plus
  • Competencies : Results driven, Strategic thinker, Ability to navigate a global organization, Ability to drive accountability throughout the organization, Collaborative team player

Benefits

In addition to a competitive compensation, you will also enjoy the following benefits:

  • 5 Weeks Paid Time Off
  • Career Growth : take charge of your career and we will support you with plenty of opportunities to develop new skills or deepen existing expertise : empowering coaching and mentorship programs, internal learning tools and courses
  • Great Culture : we work in an inclusive and diverse environment, with opportunities to collaborate with passionate and inquisitive colleagues across the globe
  • An infrastructure that allows flexible working arrangements
  • Formal and informal reward, recognition, and acknowledgement programs
  • Lots of fun and employee development events!

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW