MACLYN is hiring an Account Coordinator/Event Marketing to join a growing Account Services Team, charged with creating and delivering integrated marketing campaigns for one of our flagship clients.

The Account Coordinator/Event Marketing will be focused on year-round event marketing campaigns and activations.

An ideal candidate has meaningful event marketing experience, primarily focused on planning and managing onsite activations for clients. The Account Coordinator should be able to prepare for and manage onsite events, as well as encompass the ability to pivot when unforeseen circumstances arise. The Account Coordinator/Event Marketing should be able to handle all aspects of event planning and thrive in an environment that requires interpersonal interactions with event attendees. The ideal candidate must excel in a high-energy, fast-paced environment and has exceptional organizational and people skills. This person is proficient in event planning and extremely resourceful.

The Account Coordinator/Event Marketing will be responsible for planning and flawless execution of both local events (which will take place throughout the year) and overall management of one large event marketing tour vehicle (which will be active on the weekends from Spring through Fall throughout the Chicagoland area). Onsite leadership/attendance at all events is a primary duty of this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan for and execute events, ranging from local/grassroots campaigns to large-scale activations
  • Manage a 26’ event marketing tour vehicle, including driving it to and from events and all maintenance necessary (oil changes, washes, etc.) to keep the vehicle in proper working conditions
  • Research and conduct outreach to local events/venues to schedule events
  • Coordinate all contract/pre-event logistics in preparation for events
  • Manage promotional staff planning for each event
  • Oversee tour supply inventory to include but not limited to product, signage, uniforms, and other event activations supplies
  • Act as event lead, managing onsite staff and interacting with consumers at local activations
  • Facilitate all administrative duties including status reports and recaps, inventory reports, project documentation, client billing, and internal job management
  • Contribute to strategic planning and ideation for the client
  • Complete additional tasks as assigned to support the agency and the Account Services Team

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university (preferably in marketing, advertising, or related field)
  • 1-3 years’ experience in marketing/advertising, with specific event planning/marketing background
  • Quick Service Restaurant marketing experience a major plus
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
  • Results oriented and self-motivated
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail, reliable and great energy
  • Proactive and friendly personality, self-motivated, and reliable
  • Knowledge of integrated marketing program development and implementation
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Word required
  • Able to lift heavy items (more than 50 lbs.) and able to stand on feet for extended periods of time
  • Clean driving record

COMPENSATION

  • Salary commensurate with experience

Send an email with your resume to careers@maclyngroup.com.

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