WIRED is looking for a proactive, curious, resourceful and competitive Events Marketing Manager to drive awareness, partnerships and revenue to WIRED’s conference series, a portfolio that includes WIRED Health and WIRED Smarter.
This multi-tasking, customer-facing role requires a commercially-minded marketing professional is extraordinarily organised, deadline-driven and adaptable. Excellent written and verbal communication and impeccable phone manner are must-haves, as well as strong interpersonal skills, problem-solving attitude and the ability to keep up in a fast-paced, “all-hands-on-deck”, team environment.
As this role requires decision-making autonomy, negotiations and small budget management, the ideal candidate must have at least 3 years permanent work experience within the B2B events industry in marketing (or closely related industry/role).
Benefits of this role include, but are not limited to:
Working for an iconic, forward-thinking, innovative brand – under the iconic and premium umbrella of Condé Nast Britain
Foundational training and development of skills required for a career in events / direct / digital marketing
Exposure to innovative, inspirational and entrepreneurial talent, content and communities.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Work as part of the Events team on all activities related to WIRED’s events portfolio, including but not limited to:
Reporting to the Head of Events on all activities
Building and executing the marketing plan for each of your events (as approved by the Head of Events)
Generating and managing marketing partner deliverables and implementation, promotional execution and event-specific social activity coordination on your events.
Leading the implementation of your marketing plan, including email copywriting, website management, social media promotions, campaign and competitive analysis, data management and reactive campaigns
Comprehending topic and audience markets to ensure the success of all campaigns with a focus on quantitative and qualitative outcomes
Responsibility for lead segmentation, customer nurturing and community outreach
Working with different departments within Condé Nast Britain to help execute larger events strategy.
Essential Skills & Requirements
Degree-level education or equivalent
At least 3 years of experience in B2B events marketing (full-time roles)
Willingness to learn, be trained and apply knowledge in the role
Excellent communication skills
Excellent organisation skills and exceptional attention to detail
Deadline- and target-driven
Interest in WIRED, technology and innovation
Self-motivated and independent, but proactive team player with interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal and written communication in fluent English
Advanced computer literacy
Flexible between creative, commercial and analytical skills
Problem-solving, resourceful, can-do attitude
Must have the confidence and topic knowledge to be able to speak to senior-level executives.