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Event Planning & Marketing coordinator

Company: Cognizant
Location: Teaneck
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Cognizant has an immediate opening for Event Planning & Marketing coordinator. If your background meets the requirements and skills listed below, this could be the ideal opportunity for you! Location: Any US location --- Preferably Teaneck, NJ Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future. Job Description: As a part of the Global Marketing organization this role sits within the Experiential Events and Sponsorship team. The successful candidate will provide support to the team which works to elevate Cognizant brand awareness and market share by leveraging our sponsorship portfolio. The individual will manage operational elements of event planning and project management and therefore needs to be detail oriented and data driven. Strong organizational and communication skills are essential as well as a proactive approach and ability to anticipate event/project needs. The team work across and deliver multiple projects at the same time, the candidate will need a flexible, can-do attitude with the confidence to independently prioritize work load in a high paced and busy environment. They should have a strong working knowledge of event planning and CRM tools such as Cvent and Salesforce. Key Responsibilities: Support Experiential team managers across variety of event and sponsorship executions globally Creation of event campaigns within Salesforce liaising with the helpdesk team Manage and ensure adherence to the Experiential events compliance process, liaising with the Ethics and Compliance team and other key internal stakeholders to ensure process is set-up, followed and completed for each activation Manage client invitation process via Cvent and Salesforce Maintain Experiential events inbox, responding to queries Maintain Cvent and Salesforce tracking of client invitation responses Prepare regular reports and updates via Salesforce Work virtually with teams across the globe Programme communications support, including drafting and/or proof reading and sending internal and external event communications i.e. invitations, joining instructions Support creation of presentations which articulate event opportunities, updates and evaluation Support with invoice processing Provide onsite support if necessary Working conditions: Hybrid environment (virtual and onsite) Travel is required Early hours, weekends, nights, or holidays required may be required Light physical effort required when onsite (packing, unpacking, shipping, event/exhibit install/dismantle); lift up to 30lbs May be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time in various conditions Relocation not provided. ***Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service. 2+ years of experience in event planning and project management, ideally in a B2B environment Experience of executing multiple events in simultaneously or in close succession Highly organized, detail-oriented and self-motivated Strong communication and presentation skills Confidence in responding to questions and requests from senior executives and clients Ability to work collaboratively in a virtual team environment across a matrixed global organizational structure Ability to use good judgement when developing creative and resourceful solutions to ensure stakeholder---s needs are met Strong knowledge of the events industry, innovation, and event technologies Proficient in Cvent and Salesforce (or similar) and Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Keywords: Cognizant, Paterson , Event Planning & Marketing coordinator, Advertising , Teaneck, New Jersey

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