Who we are looking for
This position is responsible for implementing a regional events and sponsorship strategy that support Global Marketing’s strategic objectives, focusing on :
Driving operational excellence within the events team implementation of global best practices and efficiency through maintaining and enhancing control procedures in APAC regions
Actively partnering with key vendors, consultants and outsourced providers to provide cost effective and innovative methods of operation
Why this role is important to us
You will be joining the Institutional Services function that allows us to deliver a comprehensive, holistic approach to each client relationship for asset managers and asset owners, insurance companies, and official institutions globally.
It means our client-facing functions work together to bring the very best solutions and services the firm has to offer across all of our locations, products, and capabilities.
Join us if making your mark on the long-lasting client relationships we build is a challenge you are up for.
What you will be responsible for
As Events Coordinator, you will
Responsible for supporting the regional implementation of the APAC client event strategy, this role will work closely with the regional and business heads and sales / relationship teams to execute signature proprietary events and activations supporting global industry partnerships and events
Support the development and offerings for executive visibility profiles at events to drive thought leadership themes and global influence
Responsible for developing an integrated marketing approach for event activations, including PR, social, content strategy, client and internal communications, lead generation and marketing analytics.
Develop communications plans across event lifecycle including client communications, agenda programming and promotions.
Partner with global events colleagues as well as marketing country leads across State Street, CRD and SSGA to ensure alignment across client event experience and offerings
APAC regional reporting including calendaring, event guides, and budget
What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role :
Experience in complex event management; creating lead generation programs, interactive marketing, metric management and analysis in a B2B environment.
Exceptional professionalism, control, and confidence, and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the company
Advanced knowledge of meeting and conference practices
Excellent organizational, administrative, problem-solving skills and negotiation skills
Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Proven ability to plan, manage and execute multiple events simultaneously
Considerable knowledge of site selection and contract negotiation
Demonstrated ability to make appropriate financial and customer service decisions
Proficient in MS Office and CRM tools
Experience with social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
Experience with SalesForce
Experience in digital events tools, both collaboration and virtual events platforms
Education & Preferred Qualifications
A minimum of 4-6 years corporate event management experience; preferably in B2B financial services environment
Bachelor's degree or four-year college degree
Additional language skills (spoken and written) are desirable
Self-sufficient, prepared to work on both strategic and tactical activities; ability to work autonomously
Willing to manage schedule across APAC region; occasional weekends and evenings required
20-30% travel; assessed in accordance with company policies