Marketing & Events Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512052-606877
    • Job Location: Plano, TX
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Experience Level.: 3-5 years
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Job Description:

About Statement:  Ribbon Communications is a company with two decades of leadership in real-time communications. Built on world class technology and intellectual property, the company delivers intelligent, secure, embedded real-time communications for today’s world.

Position Title: Marketing & Events Specialist

Location: Plano, TX

Position Summary:

The Marketing and Events Specialist will plan, conduct, and coordinate a range of marketing and communications activities, including trade shows, industry events and advertising. He/She will work with the Corporate Marketing Team to implement the overall marketing plan to support and promote Ribbon Communication’s corporate, product and solutions messaging to the global communications market. This role interfaces internally and externally to support activities aimed at increasing Ribbon Communication’s brand presence. Strong project management, problem solving, decision making and research skills are essential. This role requires the ability to communicate clearly with various departments and project manage for a variety of marketing communication responsibilities.

 

Experience and Skills:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Coordinate all aspects of select Ribbon Communications events, including advance preparation, project planning and management, budgeting, contract negotiation, exhibit design and presence, materials management, on-site staffing, and post-event evaluation

• Support the design, development, and distribution of marketing materials including ads, brochures, newsletters, and direct mail pieces; oversee printing and distribution of all collateral material

• Attendance and performance at all major Ribbon Communications events required. Domestic and international travel equates to approximately 40 days per year

 • Develop budgets, track expenses, and prepare reports on select events and projects; monitor and report progress to Marketing management

• Resolve emerging issues at the event, using problem-solving skills

• Act as a brand champion for Ribbon Communications, driving quality and consistency of messaging across all marketing materials

 

QUALIFICATIONS

• Excellent organizational and customer service skills

• Ability to manage and prioritize simultaneous projects in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – both written and verbal

• Attention to detail

• Ability to interact with all levels of internal and external customers

• Ability to implement creative and innovative solutions

• Ability to problem-solve and reach resolution to issues

• Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• Bachelors in Marketing, Business or Journalism

• 3-5 years’ work experience in corporate marketing and communications and/or agency environments, with emphasis on event management

• Graphics experience a plus

• 1-2 years’ project experience preferred

 

Please Note:

'All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.'

US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.