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Acosta Event Manager in Toronto, Ontario

Event Manager

Description

The Event Manager will need sales/marketing experience in the industry to join our innovative, growing company in our Experiential Marketing division. The Event Mgr. will focus on running the brand from a sales and activation capacity. The Event Mgr. will also facilitate multiple roles and responsibilities for the client and agency in order to successfully deliver against his/her responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • The Event Mgr. will focus 60% of time on sales (90% to be focusing on on-premises, selling, & relationship building)

  • The other 40% of time on experiential (split between sampling, office activations, and guerrilla marketing)

  • Responsible for regular call frequency on assigned retail accounts primarily to sell in new product, increase distribution, grow brand equity, monitor price and build relationships

  • Build business relationships with and present professional sales presentations using sales histories and pitch-books

  • Maintaining published product freshness standards in assigned retail accounts by monitoring and rotating stocks

  • Sell-in new placements and engage with retailers and consumers

  • Conceive, Plan and Execute activation events in On-Premise Accounts and other venue

  • Responsible for fulfilling pre-established objectives set by the Brand Manager in the market

  • Make daily decisions regarding retail inventory levels using past sales history and reports

  • Attend sales/team meetings as directed by management along with daily interaction with manager to discuss sales issues, competitive activities, and opportunities to maximize sales efforts

  • Participate in evening and weekend promotions as necessary

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Preferred

  • 3 year’s sales/marketing experience in a growing Experiential Marketing division preferred

  • 1 year’s supervisory/management experience preferred

  • Entrepreneurial experience a plus

  • Experience working successfully without close supervision

  • Strong proactive sales experience with a sense of urgency to bring in sales today - not by month end

  • Experience team player, competitive and ambitious a must.

  • Highly self-motivated and results oriented with the ability to set priorities, coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously, and be attentive to details

  • Strong selling and negotiation skills

  • Proficient in Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)

  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours

  • Strong customer service skills and the ability to work in a team environment and strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to understand and read invoices, load sheets, job orders, installation instructions and calculate simple math functions, analytical

  • Ability to remains focused in stressful situations

  • Be able and willing to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and/or holidays

  • Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

This position requires candidates to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 prior to the start date of the position, as defined by local and state governing bodies or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Candidates who cannot be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons can request an accommodation by completing the “Accommodation Request Form” (available from Human Resources).

* Why Mosaic?*

Consistently voted one of the best places to work, Mosaic North America gives you the opportunity to work with the world’s most beloved brands that you know and use every day. Every employee is given the keys to charter new ground as they collectively live in the moment of building experiences together. We are a cast of diverse, yet like-minded individuals and we believe in taking risks, creating shared experiences not just for our clients, but for each other to guarantee we’re making the next chapter of everyone’s story the most memorable one yet.

* DISCLAIMER: Acosta/ Mosaic North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Mosaic reserves the right to modify all or part of any job descriptions at its discretion in order to meet and or exceed the needs of the business.

* We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs, to the extent required by law*

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Primary Location CA-ON-Toronto

Shift Day Job

Job Posting Jul 25, 2022, 8:31:03 PM

Job Number: 1238442xEMTORR

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