The job of the Content Manager is to design and deliver compelling content tailored to each executive community we serve. This position develops event agendas across a portfolio of C-level events. The Content Manager conducts research and phone interviews to identify appropriate topics, secures speakers, creates appropriate session formats, and analyzes attendee feedback to measure success.
Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:
- Partner closely with program management to create compelling event agendas
- Schedule and lead calls with C-level executives and speakers
- Creatively write speaker profiles, presentation abstracts, invitations, stage scripts and prepare a variety of digital and print marketing materials in adherence with Associate Press and Evanta, a Gartner Company Style Guide
- Conduct efficient, independent and creative research on topics impacting Fortune 1000 organizations and C-level executives
- Negotiate, draft and manage speaker agreements with authors, thought leaders and industry experts
- Collaborate with sales, marketing, operations and other business units to ensure alignment with event strategy and delivery
- Evaluate content quality of events to achieve continual improvement
- Manage content projects, create and deliver departmental training, and provide support to content colleagues as needed
- Approximately 10% travel to events is required
- Provide customer service to large sponsor accounts
- 2-3 years relevant work experience is required
- Previous events industry experience is not required
- Enthusiasm, confidence, a strong professional work ethic and strong business acumen
- Ability to establish and build relationships with high-profile business executives
- Superior organizational and project management skills, along with attention to detail
- Ability to manage multiple deadlines and synthesize information quickly and effectively
- Demonstrated ability to learn new subject matter quickly
- Effective interviewing skills
- Professional business and/or technical writing experience
- Proven track record managing multiple projects and deadlines
- Preference working in a collaborative team environment
- Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, journalism, English or related field is required
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