Zumiez Careers 2022 – Event Marketing Manager

Website Zumiez

Job Description:

The Event Marketing Manager will work closely with the Senior Marketing Manager to drive Zumiez marketing programs and events. The Event Marketing Manager will proactively seek and execute opportunities in customer and employee facing digital/physical events. Train and work extensively with Marketing Coordinators on driving deadlines and oversee project execution from concept to completion.

As part of a small, dynamic, multi-hat wearing team, qualified individuals will be: able to work well in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment; self-motivated; flexible; extremely organized; very detail-oriented; tenacious yet tactful; confident and diplomatic in dealing with competing departmental objectives and varied personalities; a strong problem solver; able to work well under pressure in order to meet project deadlines; and will have a positive attitude.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with manager team on wholistic development of individual coordinators
  • Act as a Marketing team leader at all national, regional, and local eventsTravel to key event locations to build/strengthen relationships and evaluate event success (*once travel resumes*)
  • Manage a team of Marketing Coordinators to ensure event execution and representation of Zumiez in the best possible way
  • Proactively seeking out new events and activation ideas that support the marketing mission & vision
  • Support the marketing team with logistics and administrative tasks as needed, to execute projects effectively and successfully
  • Responsible for overseeing inventory maintenance of all event supplies and equipment
  • Drive Zumiez marketing digital/physical event planning and production
  • Develop creative activation ideas for eventsOversee and assist in the planning and execution of digital/physical events
  • Expand promotional opportunities for all events
  • Own and maintain the 12 month event calendar and planning process
  • Research relevant industry and lifestyle events
  • Propose, maintain, and reconcile event budgets
  • Develop the Marketing Coordinator team through the digital/physical events you leadIdentifying specific teaching and learning opportunities for the coordinator team through each event

Job Requirements:

  • Thrive in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Must be accountable for the results of all assigned projects
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and adhere to tight deadlines
  • Solutions and results oriented
  • Detail oriented and strong follow-through
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Creative thinking skills and ability to brainstorm with a team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage a budget with focus on efficiency, effectiveness and cost control
  • Ability and willingness to travel (25-30%) and work over weekends and holidays when necessary (*Once travel resumes*)
  • 2-3+ years of brand marketing and event experience in relevant industries (skate, snow, streetwear, music and art preferred)
  • BA/BS in Marketing related field or previous Zumiez Experience
  • Extensive knowledge of action sports lifestyle and market trends/opportunities
  • Experience in managing teams and developing people
  • Must possess confidence in communication and be outgoing and comfortable working with people
  • Ability to interact effectively with different personality styles and with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to stay focused and work independently (self-starter) and as part of a team
  • The ability to lead and drive projects through the Marketing Team

Job Details:

Company:  Zumiez

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Portland, OR, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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