With minimal supervision, the Events Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing large scale events for the Jindal School of Management (JSOM). Provides full-cycle events production/management, including but not limited to negotiating contracts, developing and implementing marketing and engagement strategies with the External team; and managing speaker and event logistics.
A successful candidate will have demonstrated leadership skills to function as a working lead, as well as superior project management and planning experience. We are seeking an innovative and forward-thinking leader with the ability to build a strong connection with UT Dallas and the Jindal corporate community. Additionally, the successful candidate will work to maintain and advance the JSOM brand through the production of events.
Bachelor's degree; three or more years experience in corporate communications, marketing, or a closely related field, including writing and editing marketing materials and/or special events planning. Experience with purchasing and budgeting requirements of special events. Experience with social media marketing tools. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Preferred Education and Experience:
3-5 years of professional experience in event management
Two years of experience coordinating or managing large-scale events
Experience in content development (event theme/messaging, speaker support, event marketing)
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