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About SMW

SMW is a conference and industry news site for digital marketers.

The mission is curate and share the most valuable insights, ideas and best practices to help businesses, brands and professionals solve real-world marketing problems.

 


 

Executive Director

Role Description

This is a unique opportunity for someone who has a passion for emerging media and technology.

The Executive Director, SMW would report directly into Crowdcentric’s CEO and be responsible for SMW’s editorial strategy, conference programming and content partnerships.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Defining and communicating the global theme each year which serves as a programming framework for all SMW conferences
  • The development and implementation of SMW’s content framework which underpins how we program all of our flagship conferences
  • Outreach to high level speakers, content partners with the aim of securing their participation for future conferences
  • Providing support and input to speakers and content partners with the aim of helping to craft their individual sessions during the conference
  • Coming up with session ideas which we lead or that we invite others to host

Specific qualifications and skills required

  • Minimum of 5 years experience at director level or 5 years experience in a strategic marketing/communications
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in emerging media and technology
  • Experience working internationally and with different business cultures and languages
  • 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

 

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Director of Sponsorship Sales

Role Description

The Director of Sponsorship Sales is responsible for identifying and closing new and existing sponsor relationships for SMW’s flagship program of conferences, which includes SMW New York, SMW LA, and SMW London.

The role requires the following experience:

  • Proven track record in initiating and closing new business
  • Deep industry relationships with senior decision-makers in Mar-Tech and digital marketing
  • Understanding and experience in event operations and sponsorship activation
  • Experience using sales automation and CRM tools
  • Ability to create sales reports and manage tracking and analytics

The Director of Sales must also have a passion for digital marketing, including social media marketing, content marketing, and emerging technology, and be relentlessly persistent, a true collaborator with a magnetic personality.

Responsibilities:

New Business:

  • Develop and execute a strategy for how to grow sponsorship revenues by 20% in 2020
  • Manage prospecting, lead generation, and pipeline sales process
  • Identify clients needs and objectives and consultative present and sell package solutions

Existing Business:

  • Grow revenue through increasing average size of the contract and by securing multi-city and multi-year deals
  • Ensure we retain a minimum of 70% of existing sponsors

Specific qualifications and skills required:

  • BS/BA degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a mid-senior level sales role
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A hunger to learn and ability to flourish in a dynamic, high-growth, entrepreneurial environment

 

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Event Manager

Role Description

The Events Manager is responsible for executing the production plan for SMW’s three flagship conferences (New York / Los Angeles / London).

We’re looking for a dedicated, energetic, outside-the-box thinker & do-er. Being creative, organized, driven, personable and a good problem-solver is crucial to the role. This position will be based in New York City and will require travel to Los Angeles and London leading up to and during the SMW Los Angeles & London conferences.

Specific responsibilities include

  • Lead in the development and execution of the production plan to be approved by the Executive Director and Managing Director
  • Coordinate with in-house designers to signage/graphic work required onsite at our events:
  • Coordinate with the programming team to ensure all stage session logistics expectations are met.
  • Recruit and negotiate with all production related vendors and venue account managers, which includes all A/V, stage fabrication, signage vendors.
  • Develop and execute on a staffing plan for all 3 flagship conferences which consists of paid temporary staff and some volunteers. (Entire lifecycle of recruitment, on boarding, management, post mortem communications)
  • Support our client services manager to execute on various partner execution related projects, including but not limited to, exhibitor deliverables and attendee badge scanning
  • Recruit in-kind food & beverage partners to donate products to our attendee experience in exchange for promotional deliverables provided by SMW.
  • Recruit hotel partners for our attendees to book discounted room packages.

Specific qualifications and skills required

  • Previous experience of working in a commercial / client facing environment required. (2 – 3 years experience preferred)
  • Practical sponsorship account management/activation experience at events
  • Excellent understanding and experience of managing vendor and venue contracts
  • Project management experience is advantageous with clear evidence of delivery within structured timescales.
  • An open mind and flexible attitude toward problem-solving
  • Passion for new technology and innovation in digital marketing

Package

We are looking to hire in a full-time capacity. The compensation package will be made up of a base salary, plus a bonus based on team performance.

 

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Audience Development Associate

Role Description

Our Audience Development team is responsible for driving ticketing and subscription revenue by engaging professionals and organizations in our industry who are interested in attending SMW conferences or subscribing to our SMW Insider video streaming platform.

Reporting directly to the COO, Audience Development team members are highly driven, results orientated and passionate about social media, marketing and communications. They are outstanding communicators and are equally comfortable engaging with prospects on on the phone, by email or in-person.

Specific responsibilities include

  • Prospecting: Search for and identify new prospects based on specific criteria using LinkedIn and other prospecting tools
  • Outreach: Set up, manage and execute direct outreach campaigns to prospect list
  • Engagement: Respond to inquiries and responses and convert prospects by email, phone and in some circumstances in-person

Specific qualifications and skills required

  • Min 1 years professional work experience, ideally in a sales, marketing or customer facing role
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A hunger to learn and ability to flourish in a dynamic, high-growth, entrepreneurial environment
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage projects from inception through execution
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Package

We are looking to hire in a full-time capacity. The compensation package will be made up of a base salary, plus a bonus based on team performance.

 

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Internship Program

Editorial

Through SMW we cover news stories, emerging trends, entertainment, culture and the role of technology in human connectivity, and more This aspect of the role will require the person to research article ideas, find external articles to re-publish and write original content.

Marketing

Support the Marketing and Communications department with responsibilities and efforts such as creating newsletters, social media and content marketing, developing media partnerships, and reporting analytics and insights.

Sales and Sponsorship

Identify potential new business opportunities through research, client outreach, sales deck development, and partnership outreach. You’ll receive a behind-the-scenes look into how branded content and on-site conference activation deals are arranged, planned, and executed, both online and offline.

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. Requirements include:

  • Writing and editing articles around the media and technology industry
  • Experience with business development, sales decks and sponsorship materials
  • Knowledge of social media marketing, both with content and analytics
  • Familiarity with media and technology news, key players in the space, and Internet language
  • Someone who understands how content builds a loyal, organic audience.
  • Ability to brainstorm and identify sponsorship opportunities around existing and new business initiatives
  • Sense of (Internet) humor is a plus!

 

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About Crowdcentric

Crowdcentric Media is a global media and events company founded in 2010. We connect decision-makers and thought leaders across marketing, technology, and culture to inspire creative thinking and drive business results.

Crowdcentric owns and operates Social Media Week, the largest global conference series dedicated to informing, educating, and inspiring audiences on the ever-evolving influence of social & digital media on business and society. Social Media Week conferences have brought together more than 200,000 professionals hailing from brands, agencies, platforms and media companies.

In line with our mission to curate and share the most meaningful ideas, trends, and best practices with regard to social media’s impact on the world, we provide a daily news platform, SMW.news and a membership platform, SMW Insider which provides exclusive video content, livestreaming and access to interviews with some of the world’s leading experts.

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.

Our Values

We are guided by a set of core values. These provide a reference point for the work we do, who we hire and provides us with guidance in regards to how we work with our community, partners and clients.

If you are part of Crowdcentric, you are:

  • Driven, by something bigger than you and something that serves the greater good.
  • Passionate, about the potential for technology to play positive role in our lives
  • Candid, unafraid of being direct, speaking the truth and receiving the same from others
  • Optimistic, in that you don’t hope for the best but instead you know how to always ensure the best possible outcome
  • Curious, with a burning desire to poke around in some of the most unexpected places for hidden treasures and gems
  • Agile, with an attitude towards being responsive and dynamic in how you adjust and course correct if things are not going to plan
  • Fun, with a commitment to introducing play, laughter and a sense of camaraderie into everything you do

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.