Manager, Events Marketing

Houston, Texas (US)
Nov 14, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

ASME (American Society for Mechanical Engineers) is a world-renowned, member-based professional organization focused on serving the technical, educational and other programmatic needs of the engineering and technology communities on a worldwide basis. ASME generates approximately $115 million annually from the sale of products and services and provides a wide range of mission focused programs and activities. We are currently seeking a Manager, Events Marketing in our office in Houston.  

ASME’s Manager, Events Marketing is responsible for spearheading ASME’s efforts to grow audience and revenue for our technical events and conferences. Our ideal candidate is a driven, creative and proactive marketer who excels at bringing together professional audiences face-to-face to learn, network, and grow their careers. This role requires someone who is a versatile marketer adept with research, copywriting, analysis and reporting, as well as branding, creative development and digital marketing.

In this role, you will be responsible for crafting the messaging and positioning for your assigned events, which may be in the areas of manufacturing, robotics, bioengineering, clean energy or pressure technology. You will be the expert in the needs of our current and prospective attendees, how they buy and their buying criteria, and will apply that knowledge to attract the right attendees to events.

In addition, you will be responsible for developing the event marketing strategy to achieve business objectives such as revenue, delegate sales, and sponsorship/exhibitor sales. You will conceive and oversee innovative and measurable multi-channel marketing programs that drive demand and support any channel partners. You will be responsible for telling the world (and company) the story of our events. You will be expected to be our chief advocate of each assigned event and its benefits. The chosen candidate must be able to work independently and execute campaigns for multiple conferences simultaneously to drive qualified conversions and hit revenue targets.

This position offers lots of opportunity to innovate and create as part of a growing marketing team at the center of organization-wide transformation.

Ideal candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or relevant field and 8 or more years’ marketing experience with at least 3-4 years at the marketing manager level specifically in events, tradeshows, and exhibitions.  In addition, candidate must have:

•            Proven ability to launch successful campaigns

•            Experience creating programs using enterprise level marketing automation platforms, audience growth software, CRM systems, webinar platforms, ESPs, content management systems and mobile apps

•            Knowledge of SEO/SEM and Google Analytics

•            Experience building and overseeing budgets, paid digital campaigns, vendors and platforms

•            Desire to explore and proactively surface new distribution channels and products

•            Proven experience as the lead marketer for new event launches preferred

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. ASME takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 

Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.