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About SMW

SMW is an industry platform, worldwide conference and industry news site.

The mission is to give professionals at the intersection of media, marketing and technology the insights, ideas and opportunities they need to advance themselves and their organizations in a globally connected world. We are in the process of hiring for the below positions:

 


 

Head of Sales

Role Description

The Head of Sales will work closely with the rest of the sales team to identify and bring on new sponsors, manage existing clients and grow that business and also lead corporate delegate sales.

The role requires the following experience:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Deep understanding of the SMW brand and the industry we operate in
  • Understanding and experience in event operations, sponsorship, and delegate sales
  • Experience using sales automation and CRM tools
  • Ability to create sales reports and manage tracking and analytics

Responsibilities

New Business

  • Develop and execute strategy for how to grow sponsorship revenues by 75% in 2019
  • Managing prospecting, lead generation and pipeline sales process
  • Identify clients needs and objectives and consultatively pitch and sell package solutions

Clients Services

  • Take on full responsibility for managing all existing client relationships
  • Grow revenue through increasing average size of contract and by securing multi-city and multi-year deals
  • Manage a team to ensure sponsorship activations are delivered at the highest possible level
  • Ensure we retain a minimum of 70% of existing sponsors

Corporate Group Accounts

  • Incrementally grow the pass revenue we generate from large corporate accounts
  • Manage all corporate accounts and internal team members assigned to support in sales operations
  • Support the overall pass sales process

Specific qualifications and skills required

  • BS/BA degree
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a sales, account management or customer success role
  • 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

 

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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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Head of Marketing

Role Description

This is a unique opportunity for someone who wants to gain experience working for an exciting and fast growing company in emerging media and technology.

The Director of Marketing is responsible for planning, development, and implementation of all of Crowdcentric’s marketing strategy and plans for each of its main properties including Social Media Week Conferences, SMW.news and SMW Insider.

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.

Specific responsibilities include developing the strategy and plan for:

  • Email Marketing
  • Paid Media
  • Communications & PR
  • Community Management
  • Data & Analytics
  • Content Marketing
  • Social Media Management

Specific qualifications and skills required

  • 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.

 

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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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Ecommerce PHP Developer

Role Description

Develops PHP and CMS-based solutions, assists our VP of Design & Technology in requirements gathering, and web project planning. Demonstrate leadership by finding / developing new technologies and methods to advance the company’s offerings.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Develop plugins and applications to extend our ecommerce solutions within a WordPress Multisite environment
  • Scope, requirements gathering in improving, extending, and improving how users submit event and speaker data to our platform
  • WordPress API solutions in improving the way our 3rd party partners pull and push data from our vast database

Specific Qualifications and Skills Required

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented PHP back-end development.
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, and Foundation.
  • Experience with MySQL and writing SQL queries.
  • Experience developing plugins and building themes for WordPress Multisite.
  • Setting up e-commerce applications such as WooCommerce
  • Contributing to project scope conversations with development team, project managers, designers and other developers
  • Assisting with development of large PHP-based projects, as needed
  • Participating in regular company-wide and team meetings
  • Contributing to best practices; recommending, exploring and implementing better ways to deliver exceptional finished products

Portfolio Requirements

  • Development of WordPress websites
  • Development of HTML websites utilizing responsive frameworks such as Bootstrap and Foundation
  • Integrating feeds from social networks
  • Integrating with third-party APIs (CRM Integration experience a plus)
  • Customizing WordPress to support specific functionality by writing custom functions and/or plugins

 

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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.