Geotab Inc. Oakville, ON, Canada
Sep 12, 2019Full time
Marketing Event Planner Basis : Full Time Team : Events Location : Oakville, ON, Canada Who is Geotab Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, collects rich location, engine and vehicle behavior data to provide valuable insights for customers. Geotab is deployed worldwide in over 130 countries and is utilized by more than 40,000 customers around the globe. Collecting over 4 billion data points daily, Geotab is utilized by fleets both large and small to better manage their light, medium and heavy duty vehicles as well as the latest available electric vehicles. Global demand for telematics is increasing and Geotab is rising to the challenge. Are you ready for the challenge? If so, visit us at careers.geotab.com to apply today. To see what it’s really like to be a Geotabber, follow us on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook @InsideGeotab to get an inside look into life at Geotab. Who we are looking for We are always looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our growth and deliver results! Geotab is actively seeking a Marketing Event Planner who will contribute to the Marketing team's efforts by planning, designing, and producing events. If you love technology, can manage deadlines, are well-organized and keen to join an industry leader, we would love to hear from you! What are the details of this position As a Marketing Event Planner, your key area of responsibility will be organizing and managing events catered to a specific area of the business. These could be internal events, government events, or trade shows. You will need to work closely with external stakeholders, Marketing team members, and other internal departments. To be successful in this role, you will be a self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and able to work in a fast-paced environment. In addition, the successful candidate will have a strong marketing and communications background. Duties and Tasks/ Essential Functions Work with Events Team in planning, designing and implementing trade shows/events and managing project delivery elements within timeline Assisting with all event details such as facility, decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, contract negotiations, location, invitee list, equipment, promotional material, etc. Keep all documents up-to-date and ensure accurate use of branding within the documents Keep track of budgets for events and update trade show/event calendar with all show information Communicate and coordinate with internal departments involved to ensure assigned deadlines are met Plan and implement post-event surveys Provide feedback and periodic reports to stakeholders Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day Use planning templates to communicate with the Events team regarding pre-show plans and post-show results from the sponsorship if available Conduct pre- and post-event evaluations and report on outcomes Communicate with Stakeholder, Content and Graphics team for any unique advertising or marketing printed materials, to ensure branding and content consistency Experience/Skills Required Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, or related 2-5 years experience with event management or related field Highly organized and driven by meeting deadlines Professional communication Strong problem solver, able to make decisions independently Experience with Google Business platform is a plus (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, etc.) Ability to travel to the USA (10-20%) CMP Designation (Certified Meeting Planner) would be an asset What makes our staff passionate about Geotab? Table Tennis at the office! Bring your own bat! Great accommodation (height adjustable desks) Light breakfast served daily (cereals, bars and fresh fruit) Hot lunch or fresh sandwiches served every Friday Geotab sponsored sports teams, dress up days, fun social events Full medical benefits & 4% company matching retirement savings plan Our Core Values Geotabbers innovate and seek creative ways to continuously improve. Collaboration and teamwork defines the way we work. We love being ahead of the curve, using leading technology, and being agile in every way we do business. We work hard, and we definitely play hard. From the CEO - to the staff - there is an open-door policy for all of us to freely communicate. Geotabbers are dynamic, and enjoy working in a fast-paced work environment. We own our work and take responsibility in a true entrepreneurial spirit! Geotab encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Geotab is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities throughout the interview, selection and employment process. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information about our accommodation policies and practices, please contact us at (416) - 434 4309.