Marketing & Events Coordinator

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Management
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Project Management
Status: 
Full-Time
Post Date:  
4/05/2018
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Description: 

Granular is the leading software and analytics company for agriculture. We are revolutionizing one of the world's largest and most important industries by making farmers’ lives easier and making them more profitable. Our products help farmers get access to land, make more efficient use of inputs, and make better business decisions. We currently have offices in San Francisco, CA, Champaign, IL, and Des Moines, IA.

We’re looking for a Marketing & Events coordinator to work out of our brand-new Champaign office.

You will be an integral part of Granular's success, and this is a unique opportunity to accelerate your career in a fast-paced environment with a team full of passionate, committed people who are excited to transform agriculture!

Role:

We are looking for a versatile, hands-on Marketing Coordinator to support field marketing and customer training events. The Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for all logistics related to planning and executing on national and regional field marketing and regional customer events. The role will also involve supporting the Director of Customer Relations and marketing team with additional customer relations and marketing projects.

What you will do:

  • Responsible for all pre-planning and management of event coordination including but not limited to: meeting locations, securing hotel accommodations, meals, support materials, pre and post communications with on-site team/attendees/prospects/customers, etc. (Does not necessarily attend all events, but should expect to be at many)
  • Manage all event “sets” inventory including booth set-ups, pop-ups signs and miscellaneous sales and marketing collateral.  
  • Assist in design and development as well as coordinate special promotions at field marketing events.
  • Coordinate and execute on pre-event preparation, coaching and training, as well as post-event reporting from Granular attendees.
  • Manage inventory, delivery, distribution guidelines of SWAG, field marketing apparel and promotional items for field events.
  • Support and contribute to design of customer and prospect SWAG, promotional items and field marketing apparel.
  • Coordinate and/or conduct reporting on competitive intel from large-scale field marketing events.
  • Ensure Granular team is using metrics and measurement tools to track the performance of field marketing and customer events.
  • Coordinate and support the sales team with prospect dinners.
  • Support as needed content generation for events, assisting the Dir. of Customer, Sales and Customer Success teams.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Must have exceptional organizational and communication skills.
  • Must be outgoing, approachable and exhibit an overall attitude of can-do and customer focus for both external and internal customers.  
  • Ability to operate independently and execute on important logistical and tactical decisions with little guidance.
  • Demonstrated sound judgment and ability to operate within strict timelines and budgets.
  • Creative and high energy but also analytical, with the ability to contribute to trade-show set-up designs, and designs of promotional items and SWAG.
  • Experience in agricultural a plus.
  • Must be available to travel 15%-25% of the time with most travel in winter and summer.
  • 2 or more years experience with project management related to event planning, logistics, and marketing with a four-year degree in marketing or communications or similar field.
  • Location Champaign, IL or Des Moines IA.

Perks:

  • At Granular, perks are more than free lunches, a stocked fridge and happy hours (which we have). We value diversity and treat every employee with a high degree of autonomy and respect.
  • Have a big impact by joining a small, fast-paced and smart team. We are having fun building a great company and helping one of the most important industries in the world.
  • Upward movement.  We are growing quickly and need talent who can take on increasingly challenging and rewarding roles.
  • Employer sponsored medical, dental, vision
  • Brand new office with an open floor plan + dog friendly
  • Competitive salary, bonus plan and generous 401(k) match

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