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Associate Manager, Experiential Marketing


Santa Monica, CA 01-07-2021
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Job Title:Associate Manager, Experiential Marketing (Temp)

Requisition ID:R004188

Associate Manager, Experiential Marketing (Contract)
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Your Mission

As an Associate Manager, Experiential Marketing you will:
• Work to strengthen the Internal and Emerging Events portfolio and team members on all experiential projects and initiatives; virtual event concepts, scheduling, technical checks, guest relations, production, key learnings, and everything in-between.
• Use your strong communication skills to ensure thorough distribution of virtual events through multiple distribution channels across a complex company matrix.
• Support embedding company values and culture, creating a communication matrix across studios and office teams, tracking local activations to build a comprehensive view of all events.
• Deliver experience and a strong point of view on ways to embed our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategy into all activations.
• Assist in creative ideation focusing on experiential activations.
• Build on production process documentation and trackers to ensure maximum efficiency for life of project.
• Evaluate all aspects of events, including processes and procedures, with the goal of improving quality as well as cost and time efficiencies.
• Have experience working with internal executive stakeholders and external special guests, using a strong attention to detail in all matters.
• Ability to own virtual events using internal approved platforms (i.e. BlueJeans, Zoom, gaming systems), including set up, technical testing and live activation.
• Create and manage internal gifting strategy, including creative ideation, approvals, budget tracking, deliverables, coordination with internal stakeholders, and recap literature.
• Manage and actualize budget estimates for multiple projects including expense tracking.
• Contribute to our corporate social responsibilities (CSR) initiatives by providing ad hoc assistance where needed.
• Actively seek out and maintain knowledge of virtual events and production, with connections to in-person experiences.

Please note: This is a contingent worker position and will be staffed through Volt, a staffing and workforce management company.

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• 4+ years in event production and project management, with virtual event experience
• Bachelor's degree preferred
• Proficient using the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Slack, SharePoint, Google Docs, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Zoom, BlueJeans Events, PC and Mac, email and web searches.
• Passionate about internal company culture, virtual events, corporate social responsibility, and video games.
• A deep love for process and nerdy about complex organization.
• Proven knowledge of the industry and the passion for knowing what's hot and upcoming.
• Excellent communication skills, including writing, proofreading skills, and speaking.
• Collaborative problem solver.
• Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments from a variety of staff.
• Excellent interpersonal skills both by phone, and over video conferencing, with high professionalism.
• Ability to lead and accomplish projects with little supervision.
• Calm under pressure - need to remain calm during crisis and the high pressure of an event in progress.
• Problem solver - ability to think on your feet and resolve problems as they arise quickly and efficiently.

Extra Points:
• Ideal list of contacts or black book of vendors and suppliers that can be utilized for virtual activations.

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Internal Job Description

Job Title: Associate Manager, Experiential Marketing (Contract)

Company Profile

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.