Marketing Event Coordinator

San Jose, California | Freelance | Job ID #44882 |
Posted Last Week

Onward Search has a great opportunity for a Marketing Event Coordinator at a leading FinTech company located in the South Bay. The responsibility of the Marketing Event Coordinator is to create sales, lead-generation and brand awareness opportunities by effectively managing and coordinating trade-shows and events, managing all corporate collateral, and tracking marketing costs.


  • Event management – Work with marketing leadership to establish event objectives, evaluate new show/event opportunities, manage all event logistics and measure event ROI.
  • Research – Provide competitive analysis to ensure we have intelligence about our overall market, identify new prospective clients and add to database
  • Budget Tracking – On-going tracking and reporting of marketing expenditures against budget
  • Performance Monitoring – Tracking and reporting of event marketing key performance indicators

Tasks include:

  • Drive all event planning process, manage and coordinate sales and marketing requirements through all phases; pre, during and post events
  • Researching, identifying and implementing opportunities for events.
  • Planning, securing, coordinating, organizing and arranging all facets of the event. Including cost projections, vendor negotiations
  • Hands on packing/organizing of materials, prep and coordination of shipping and receiving materials
  • Booking and coordinating venue and accommodations
  • Coordinating staffing requirements and staff briefings
  • Manage all relationships with associations to ensure membership is up-to-date and NES Financial brand properly represented within associations
  • Developing and producing detailed proposals for events (e.g. timelines, venues, suppliers, staffing and budgets
  • Manage all tradeshow/event material inventories including exhibit booths, signage, banners, presentations, collateral, displays and giveaway
  • Manage hospitality events as necessary
  • Research and obtain target market contact information as necessary for job


  • Recent college graduate with marketing or business degree preferred
  • Previous work experience in event coordination or marketing program
  • Demonstrated experience in project management
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Products
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Results driven person with strong problem solving and time management skills
  • Strong attention to detail, self-motivated and able to multi-task
  • Excited about working in a dynamic start-up environment


  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.

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