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About Social Media Week

Crowdcentric Media owns and operates Social Media Week, a global conference and media company which captures, curates and shares the latest trends, ideas and information in regards to how businesses, society and cultures make progress in a globally connected world.

“Social Media Week does not disappoint. It is a real-world manifestation of some of the best that new technology has to offer – ideas, strategies and insights shared by the people who are shaping the future.” – Ellen McGirt. Senior Writer, Fast Company

Social Media Week hosts two global conferences each year. Each conference takes place simultaneously in multiple cities around the world, with thousands of individuals and organizations working together to host panels, workshops, talks and industry networking events.

As we continue to expand we are looking for a number of new editions to the team, specifically brilliant people who believe in our mission and people who have a passion for how technology is reshaping the world around us.

Here’s a breakdown of the current positions available:

+ Director of Marketing & Communication
+ Account Executive: Brand Partnerships
+ Sales & Business Development Manager
+ Summer Internship Program 2014


Director of Marketing & Communication

Role Summary

The Director of Marketing and Communication is responsible for planning, development, and implementation of all of Crowdcentric’s marketing and communications strategies, including public relations activities.

Reporting directly to the CEO, this role demands a candidate that is energetic, creative, entrepreneurial, and has an exceptional eye for detail. The position will be based New York City, but as a global role will also cover other parts of North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Africa.

Specific Responsibilities:

Communications:
+ Overseeing branding and messaging for Crowdcentric
+ Manage general public correspondence and customer support

Content Marketing:
+ Producing marketing content for blogs, external media partners, and emails/newsletters
+ Overseeing content and calendar for email, website, blog, Facebook, and Twitter
+ Developing specific media strategies and digital campaigns around events and initiatives
+ Design, implement, and facilitate annual global marketing plan across all Crowdcentric business functions
+ Develop content strategy for online and offline marketing materials (i.e. sales collateral)
+ Define and execute marketing campaigns in support of Crowdcentric’s business objectives
+ Develop promotional materials including marketing collateral to share with partners
+ Collaborate with Editorial Lead to find and engage with freelance writers for blogs, etc

Web & Mobile Analytics:
+ Overseeing ongoing market research, social media monitoring and data analysis initiatives

PR and Publicity:
+ Developing and pitching story ideas on a variety of topics
+ Fielding incoming media inquiries and assembling relevant background materials
+ Writing, distributing, and following up on press releases and calendar listings
+ Negotiate with and secure media, marketing, and community partnerships across targeted industry verticals

Community Management:
+ Manage social accounts and digital campaigns for Crowdcentric

Qualifications/Skills

The Crowdcentric team operates in a nimble, lean, personable and highly collaborative way. We think big and have a huge ambition to help the world’s greatest people form deeper and more meaningful connections through collaboration. We are looking for an individual who shares this ambition and our values. A passion for emerging media and technology is a must.

+ BS/BA in Marketing or Communications or related field
+ 2 years experience at director level or 5 years experience in a strategic marketing/communications or journalism role
+ Minimum of 2 years experience with data analysis and presentation
+ Ability to write/edit in a variety of writing styles, ability to draft materials on a wide range of topics, with strong editing and proofreading skills.
+ Experience with paid media and advertising
+ Detail-oriented with the ability to manage projects from inception through execution
+ Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
+ A hunger to learn and ability to flourish in a dynamic, high-growth, entrepreneurial environment + Entrepreneurial, self-starter with hands-on approach

This position will be full-time, based in NYC and will begin May 1, 2014, and offers a comprehensive package with health benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

APPLY HERE


Account Executive: Brand Partnerships

Role Summary

Social Media Week captures, curates and shares the most meaningful ideas, trends, and best practices with regard to the social web’s impact on society, culture and business.

In addition to news, publishing and research, hosting conferences in 26+ cities around the world each year, Social Media Week also creates marketing programs on behalf of major brands, including Nokia, Google+, American Express and Ford.

With a focus on program activation, the Account Executive: Brand Partnerships would work directly with the EVP of Client Services and Director of Client Strategy to ensure seamless execution of all brand partnerships.

Specific Responsibilities:

+ client management and executing brand deliverables
+ creative strategy (brainstorm event and campaign ideas)
+ liaising with key clients and partners, including organizing meetings, virtually and in-person
+ advocacy and blogger outreach
+ coordinating with SMW Communications team on client announcements distributed across relevant social channels
+ working with Design & Production team to coordinate client branding
+ managing outreach and follow-up with sponsors and partners post-conference, including preparing post-event wrap-up reports
+ staying ahead of the curve with all client initiatives and industry trends

Qualifications/Skills

+ Have at least 3-4+ years experience in account management or sales working with Fortune 500 brands
+ Be someone who understands (and is passionate about) the importance and impact of social media and technology, from both a consumer and industry perspective
+ Be highly capable of identifying vital industry developments and translating them into compelling opportunities for clients + Have an ability to define upfront goals and track KPIs with clients to ensure success and drive renewals
+ Be an excellent communicator, both verbal and written
+ Be effective communicating across multiple teams to project manage client success deliverables
+ Be outgoing and comfortable working with multiple personalities and styles
+ Have a working knowledge and passion for social platforms and an understanding of the value of social for brands
+ Be someone who knows how to appropriately insert fun and a lively spirit into a serious business work environment
+ Be a true whiz at presentations (PowerPoint, Keynote, Prezi, etc.)

This position will be full-time, based in NYC and will run through March 1 2014, beginning early November, with the potential for longer term renewal.

APPLY HERE


Sales & Business Development Manager

The Role

The Sales & Business Development Manager will provide essential support to the Director of Sales & Business Development globally and also lead much of the sales effort in New York and parts of North America. The role includes customizing and selling creative sponsorships for Social Media Week New York targeting agencies, brands and technology service providers.

Responsibilities include:

+ Execution of sales and business development strategy and plan in New York
+ Collaboration with US Local City Organizers on opportunities that represent integrated revenue building opportunities
+ Maintenance of CRM database consisting of client and prospect companies
+ Presentation of regular activity/contact reports and revenue pipeline estimates
+ Development of customized and creative sales proposals

Qualifications/Skills

The Crowdcentric team operates in a fast moving, lean and highly collaborative way. We think big and have a huge ambition to help the worlds greatest people form deeper and more meaningful connections through collaboration. We are looking for an individual who shares this ambition and our values. A passion for emerging media and technology is a must.

Specific qualifications/skills:

+ Ability to build and maintain senior level relationships
+ Ability to create creative solutions for clients
+ Expert sales and marketing skills
+ Expertise in partnerships and business development
+ Knowledge of emerging media and technology markets

Package

The position is full-time starting November 1st and ending February 28th. The compensation package will be made up of a base salary, plus a commission bonus based on team revenue performance.

APPLY HERE

 Summer Internship Program 2014

The Role

Forget doing coffee runs, restocking the office refrigerator and other mundane office tasks. We are currently seeking a team of fun, enthusiastic, wicked smart and committed college graduates to actively contribute to a number of different projects during the summer months.

Prepare to hit the ground running! You’ll acquire real work experience across a range of SMW’s media business, including sales and business development, large-scale event production, community management, writing, marketing and product development. Come see what it’s like to operate within a creative and cutting-edge media company.

Responsibilities May Include:

Sales Strategy & Business Development:
+ Generate new sales leads
+ Build comprehensive list of digital-related brands
+ Contribute to trend analysis & big data projects

Community Management:
+ Manage public SMW email accounts & public inquiries

Event Programming & Development:
+ Support the programming team in the process of event curation and organization
+ Support event partners and manage event submissions

Event Production:
+ Contribute to variety of media projects (video, powerpoint presentations, etc.).

Digital & Marketing:
+ Contribute to long-term international marketing campaigns
+ Assist with crafting marketing and digital plans to meet organizational goals
+ Organize key marketing assets
+ Identify and engage key influencers

Product Development:
+ Execute user-based site testing
+ Maintain and moderate webpages
+ Provide ideas and feedback for product lines

General Requirements:

+ Be outgoing, social, fun, and enjoy meeting new people
+ Work well under pressure in a high-intensity, fast-paced and rapidly-changing environment
+ Have strong attention to detail
+ Be self-motivated and reliable
+ Possess a functional understanding of the web and extensive use of various social networks including Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Youtube, and WordPress
+ Have a basic understanding of HTML / CSS
+ Exhibit strong communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal skills)
+ Be highly proficient with Microsoft Excel and Google Docs
+ Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
+ Work respectfully and collaboratively with others
+ Highly preferred if candidate physically attend community management strategy meetings twice a week in our NY office in SoHo.

APPLY HERE


About Crowdcentric 

Crowdcentric wants to help make a future where technology and humanity come together to create a more open, connected and sustainable world. Across a range of services we help businesses thrive at the intersection of media, technology and communication.

Values

We are guided by a set of core values. These provide a reference point for everything we do and govern how we work with our community, partners and clients. We are:

+ Open: With an attitude of ready accessibility and with freedom and frictionless access
+ Collaborative: Developing systems, tools, frameworks and methodologies for working together to realize shared goals
+ Transparent: With a shared philosophy of accountability, operating in such a way that it is easy for others to see what actions we perform
+ Agile: Striving to achieve heightened levels of output and creativity through iterative and incremental development solutions which evolve through collaboration between self-organizing, cross-functional teams
+ Networked: Unleashing the potential of networks by dismantling hierarchical structures and by embracing new forms of distributed innovation

Crowdcentric is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or disability.

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