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We're Hiring: Marketing and Events Executive

The Irish Computer Society are currently seeking a bright enthusiastic professional to fill the position of Events and Marketing Executive. This person will predominantly work on promoting and organising our ICS conferences.

Duties:

  • Create project plan for every event to outline tasks that need to be completed to ensure a successful event 
  • Create marketing and social media plans for every event to achieve your targets
  • Create Direct Email and Call campaigns using salesforce
  • Schedule and chair regular meetings with Project board
  • Research suitable venues of conferences /events and negotiate best possible prices
  • Make contact with potential event speakers
  • Coordinate event website with web developer and ensure the registration process is set up correctly 
  • Coordinate event logistics (e.g. Venue requirements, AV, Catering, transport, etc.)
  • Ensure that ICS websites, web pages, and social media accounts are up to date for each event 
  • Negotiate rates with exhibitors, delegates, speakers, advertisers and venues
  • Ensure that communications, press releases, marketing lists, salesforce campaigns are up to date, on time, proofed and approved 
  • Ensure that the Marketing Project Plans are up to date 
  • Liaise with event sponsors to make sure they are sufficiently looked after
  • Create an event running order and manage event staff to ensure the event runs smoothly.  
  • Create post conference and annual report for Managers and Stakeholders 
  • Work co-operatively with sales teams to maximise sales for conferences attendees and Sponsors.  
  • Research and be aware of market trends, analyse competition in locality and nationwide. 


Essential Skills:

  • Educated to degree standard in Marketing/Business/Events Management/PR
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working within events/marketing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Word/ Powerpoint/ Excel
  • Able to multi-task
  • Strong presentation skills


Desirable Skills:

  • Self-Directed
  • B2B sales experience would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of Mailchimp, Salesforce and/or Adobe Illustrator software 


Employment Type:  Full-time

ABOUT US

The Irish Computer Society is a not for profit member society whose mission is to advance, promote and represent the interests of ICT professionals in Ireland.

The ICS provides its members with:

  • An independent representative voice
  • Independent means of keeping up-to-date
  • Resources for professional development
  • A network of contacts in the ICT sector
  • Europe-wide professional recognition
  • Guidance on professional standards

The ICS also works to advance and promote computer literacy throughout the Irish population by:

  • Providing a means for current and potential computer users to achieve certified qualifications
  • Encouraging the continuous development and availability of ICT curricula, and the use of appropriate ICT throughout the education system
  • Furthering Ireland's economic, educational and cultural participation in the worldwide Information Society.

Please email your CV and cover letter to info@icsfoundation.ie to be considered for this role. Deadline for receiving application is Friday 21st July, 2017.

See also: https://www.ics.ie/news/were-hiring-marketing-and-communications-executive




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