Tech Data - US

Manager, Event Marketing

Req Number
Weekly Work Hours
8:00am - 5:00pm
Travel Required
Relocation Assistance Available
Working Time


Do you have experience managing large program Event teams?  We are looking for a dedicated Manager, Marketing Events for our team out in Tempe, AZ.  This role develops and manages marketing plans/program that support the financial, organizational, and strategic goals of Tech Data.  This manager will assume the responsibility for strategic planning, staffing/training a support team of Event Planenrs while devloping, managing, and reporting on marketing and communications programs.  If you think you're a fit for this role then apply today!

Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

  • Assists in the development of Tech Data's overall event marketing goals and strategies.
  • Identifies resource requirements necessary to carry out strategic plans.
  • Trains Event Planners to plan, execute and report on marketing activities.
  • Recruits and staffs qualified Event Planners to assist in the execution of marketing plans and activities.
  • Ensures all marketing plans and activities meet Tech Data's goals and objectives.
  • Regularly tracks and reports all marketing activities and results to senior management.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned *Meets attendance and punctuality standards.  
  • Will travel to manage events and large programs on-site when applicable.

Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Build solid, effective working relationships with others.
  • Analyze and resolve complex issues and problems in a sound and timely fashion.
  • Assimilate research data from a variety of sources, analyze, and recommend appropriate courses of action to take.
  • Coach others in the development of their skills.
  • Constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.
  • Adjust readily to change and adapt as needed.
  • Facilitate group interactions.
  • Interact effectively with all levels of management.
  • Serve as a resource to others in the resolution of complex problems and issues.
  • Set high short/long-term goals/standards of performance for self, subordinates, and others.
  • Supervise, train, and evaluate the performance of subordinates.
  • Able to maintain a positive attitude in the face of criticism, rejection, or failure.
  • Negotiate skillfully, promote/sell ideas persuasively, and close transactions with mutually beneficial results.
  • Possesses strong leadership skills with a willingness to lead, create new ideas, and be assertive.
  • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.
  • Use relevant computer system applications (which may include spreadsheets, word processors, databases, etc) at an advanced level.

Required Education & Experience (Years & Type)

  • B.S./B.A. Degree in Marketing, Communications or similar area required.
  • Minimum five years professional experience in a Marketing organization, preferably high technology related.

Preferred Education & Experience (Years & Type)

  • Advanced degree (Master's and above) in Marketing or Business related field.
  • CMP Certification Preferred.

When you help us and join our team you'll get:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Accrued Vacation - Including New Hire Vacation!
  • 401(k) plan and Employer Match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan


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