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Event Marketing Manager, Sponsorships

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The customer journey starts with a question. And consumers expect answers. Yext puts businesses in control of their facts online with brand-verified answers in search. By serving accurate, consistent, brand-verified answers to consumer questions, Yext delivers authoritative information straight from the source — the business itself — no matter where or how customers are searching. Taco Bell, Marriott, Jaguar Land Rover, and businesses around the globe use the Yext platform to capture consumer intent and drive digital discovery, engagement, and revenue — all from a single source of truth. Yext’s mission is to provide perfect answers everywhere. 

We’re currently on the hunt to add an amazing Events Marketing Manager with a focus on trade shows and event sponsorships to our team. Our dream candidate understands the tech space and is passionate about both generating revenue and evangelizing Yext’s brand at third party events. The individual we’re seeking for this position understands the power of strategic event planning, and is excited about the opportunity to be involved with the growth of a world-class event marketing team. If you relish the opportunity to use strategic event marketing to grow an already impressive company, we can help you evolve your career overnight.
Responsibilities

  • Design, create and execute Yext’s presence at industry trade shows, conferences, and third-party events.
  • Own and activate Yext’s client conference program, empowering Sales teams to represent Yext at their customers’ events
  • Research new conferences and event opportunities, and lead the planning and execution around all aspects of Yext participation and brand.
  • Manage onsite execution of events as well as post event follow up.
  • Manage internal and external communication around events and conferences.
  • Negotiate contracts for tradeshows, hotels, conference centers, restaurants, suites, local venues, and various types of suppliers
  • Evangelize corporate event standards and best practices with all teams that attend events.
  • Work closely with other partners within the company: Sales, Operations, Product Development, HR, etc.
  • Research and assess new ways to drive interest at events by leveraging event advertising, targeted lists, and other creative opportunities to get out there; test and follow-up campaigns
  • Maintain and grow relationships with conference organizers to extend and amplify marketing initiatives
  • Collaborate with event team members on Yext owned events, included but not limited to internal programs and ONWARD.

 Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2-4 years of relevant experience, including event planning, preferably in an entrepreneurial setting.
  • Extremely organized with a strong attention to detail; Passionate about your work
  • Comfortable and flexible in a fast-changing environment
  • “Quick start” mentality with high production output
  • Efficient worker with a positive, proactive and energetic personality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, visual skills, ability to prioritize
  • Creative, diplomatic, ability to multitask and handle pressure
  • Experience working with a variety of stakeholders including C-level team members, entrepreneurs, investors, executives and vendors
  • Proven ability to work in a dynamic environment with many types of people at various levels
  • Experience developing RFPs, reviewing contracts and vendor negotiation
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, prioritize assignments, and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Office, Excel, Google docs and Salesforce are a plus.
  • Role requires approximately 30% domestic travel

Compensation, Benefits & Perks
Yext offers the following exceptional benefits: competitive compensation, 401k, unlimited snacks, daily meal allowance, flexible hours/paid time off, and excellent health/dental/vision insurance. We treat our employees well and offer tremendous growth opportunities. Challenging work pushes our people to be creative in a casual environment that is caring, fun, and collaborative. We believe that when you have smart, happy people working together you can produce something special.
About
Yext has been named a Best Place to Work by Fortune and Great Place to Work®, as well as a Best Workplace for Women. Yext is headquartered in New York City with offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, Geneva, London, Miami, Milan, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Tokyo and the Washington, D.C. area.
Yext is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, genetics, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity or nonbinary or nonconformity and/or status as a trans individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, marital, parental and/or familial status, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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Location

1 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010

What are Yext Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
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Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
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Mentorship program
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