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Brand Activations and Sponsorships Manager

Event Management | Newark, NJ | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Brand Activations and Sponsorships Manager 987685

A leading podcast and audiobook company is seeking a  dynamic high performing Brand Activations and Sponsorships, Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for evaluating, developing, and executing key Brand events and activations. The ideal candidate has experience within a start-up environment, as well as experience in a recruitment function. The company offers a great work environment! 

Brand Activations and Sponsorships Manager Benefits:

  • Worksite: Leading podcast and audiobook company (Newark, NJ 07102) 
  • W2 Employment, Group Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, PSL

Brand Activations and Sponsorships Manager Responsibilities: 

  • Project manages all aspects of event sponsorships
  • Independently evaluate, recommend and drive integrated event strategy for each event in which the company participates.
  • Work with cross-functional teams internal as well as external and Director of Brand Events to ensure positioning, messaging, goals, deliverables, and tactics are achieved before, during, and after each respective event.
  • Manages production agency deadlines, approvals, and oversees onsite execution.
  • Liaise with PR Communications to ensure consistency of messaging.
  • Manage event site logistics, including negotiating portions of site contracts with vendors and installation of key program elements, creates itineraries for internal team members and talent, travel booking.
  • Create and manage the annual calendar of Brand events and sponsorships.
  • Set up promotional campaigns, follow up, and report on goals.
  • Develop measurement framework, as well as track and report on KPIs for each event; socialize insights and learnings across the company.
  • Manage third-party meetings and event planners as needed.
  • Monitor marketplace and industry trends and incorporating knowledge in program planning. 

Brand Activations and Sponsorships Manager Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years of experience as an events manager or in a similar function is required.
  • 1+ years of experience with direct people management is required.
  • 1+ year experience in a recruitment function (corporate or agency) is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Experience within a start-up environment is preferred.
  • Comfortable presenting and speaking to executive management and large audiences.
  • Excellent project management, leadership, and collaborative skills are required.
  • Experience representation/hosting activations such as ComicCon, SXSW, WebSummit, Film Festivals, etc. is preferred.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office (word, excel, PowerPoint) is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly to changes in priorities and remain productive under pressure is required.
  • Must be able to travel up to 30% both domestically with some international expected.

Job Type: 

  • 40 hours/week, 9 Month Assignment