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Events Manager

Company: Xperi
Location: Calabasas
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Xperi invents, develops and delivers technologies that enable extraordinary experiences. We make entertainment more entertaining, and smart devices smarter.

From the home to the car to everywhere in between, managing content and connections in a way that is smart, immersive, and personal is precisely what Xperis technologies do.

Our inventions are foundational to the global entertainment ecosystem and our products and data improve every aspect of the digital entertainment experience, from choice to consumption.

Content markets are changing, fast. Consumers face a simultaneously expanding and fragmenting set of choices. Xperi technology cuts through the chaos, putting us at the forefront offast-movingtrends in streaming, digital entertainment, and AI applications in any environment.

Xperi is at the heart of extraordinary experiences.

We cant wait to show you whats next.

We are searching for an enthusiastic event manager with a "can-do" attitude to assist our organization in hosting virtual and in-person events that enhance our organization's image, improve client loyalty, and enhance our brand-to-client experience. This includes industry trade shows, conferences, webinars, customer meetings, roadshows, financial and industry events. The event manager will be tasked with researching and securing venues, planning and managing our events' calendar, negotiating quotes and agreements with vendors, assisting with event marketing, monitoring timeframes and budgets, networking, and delivering on event brief objectives. Your creativity, organizational skills, and vision will assist our organization in amplifying brand visibility, enhancing client and employee relations, and improve our organization's growth through events that effectively communicate business strategy and brand personality. If you are storyteller that is passionate about bringing narratives to life at an event in experiential ways, and love how technology can be used to bring them to life, this is the place for you. You'll manage the whole process from the planning stage, right through to running the event and carrying out the post-event evaluation. The role is primarily hands-on and often involves working as part of a team.Key Responsibilities

Collaborate with internal stakeholders, marketing partners, sales and cross-functional teams and business groups at all management levels Determine event requirements with key stakeholders Manage pre-show, on-site and post-show event deliverables meeting all milestones and deadlines, including event theme, event design, venue research and procurement, catering, staffing, audio/visual, technical requirements, and production, etc. Manage all budget and related financial responsibilities, including estimates, deposits and invoicing, billing, and event expense reconciliation, provide detailed post-show expense reporting and success metrics to improve return on investment Coordinate and lead kick-off meetings, vendor meetings, distribute event plans as needed and provide timely updates Responsible for negotiating contracts with conference organizers and vendors Produce detailed proposals for events (including timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets) Work with product teams to source demo equipment and internal resources to staff events Attend event set-up and tear down and manage on-site vendors Oversee all technical aspects of events including working with exhibit designers, product teams, demo staff and managing the technical equipment. Manage master events calendar, ensuring accuracy and timeliness Provide post-mortem analysis and recommendations for future event improvement Research global industry events, monitoring best practices and making recommendations Liaise with sales and marketing teams to publicize and promote the event Manage all pre-event planning, organizing guest speakers and delegate packs
Coordinate suppliers, handle client queries and troubleshoot on the day of the event to ensure that all runs smoothly and to budgetOrganize facilities for car parking, traffic control, security, first aid, hospitality and the mediaMake sure that insurance, legal, health and safety obligations are followedProduce post-event evaluation to inform future eventsRequired Qualifications
4-5 years of recent event management and production experience BA/BS degree in marketing or related field of study; or equivalent work experience Outstanding organizational, project management, negotiation, presentation, and analytical skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and successfully Ability to work with internal resources and vendors to ensure work is completed on time, on budget, on message, and to quality standards Possess clever and quick problem-solving skills A love for media and entertainment technology, consumer electronics gadgets, and a basic understanding of computer networks the successful candidate will have a strong ability to communicate with installers/technical staff and problem solvingDesired Skills
The ideal candidate will be a creative thinker and storyteller Experience in other marketing disciplines, including digital marketing, social media, lead generation, marcom, campaign management, creative services or field marketing Ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment Keeps an open line of communication with stakeholders A desire to always exceed internal/external customer satisfaction Proactive self-starter, flexible with a can-do attitude Ability to work well with variety of different personalities and culturesAdditional Information
This position is based in Calabasas and reports to Sr. Director, Marketing Programs 25% travel (some international) expected; some weekends and holidays

Keywords: Xperi, Los Angeles , Events Manager, Executive , Calabasas, California

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