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Senior Event Coordinator with Eiger Marketing in Bentonville · AR

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We are looking for a creative individual with a passion for marketing and social media to manage the execution of a comprehensive promotional plan for two signature community events. The senior event coordinator would work closely with tournament + event staff on the execution of the marketing plan and key sponsor programming for the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship presented by P&G and the Blessings Collegiate Invitational presented by Tyson Foods.
The #NWAChampionship is the premier professional sporting event in the NW Arkansas area with a focus on making the region a better place to live and work. Join our team to help build community excitement for the tournament’s 15th anniversary though social media, grassroots marketing events and media partnerships. The coordinator will also manage the day-to-day operations of a key event partner’s community programming, including local school outreach and onsite kids programming.
In addition to leading marketing efforts and key community initiatives, this individual will also oversee all merchandise for the event, including the ordering process and budget management. If you’re looking to get inside knowledge on the multi-faceted world of marketing and events and want the opportunity to utilize your creativity, communication and multi-tasking skills—this role is right for you.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive marketing and promotional plans
  • Serve as main liaison with designer for all event creative projects 
  • Curate, manage and post content to events’ social media accounts
  • Oversee the management of event websites and email marketing campaigns
  • Brainstorm and pitch story ideas to media members
  • Manage events’ ticketing sites and respond to general ticket inquiries 
  • Oversee the tournament’s mobile app and development of event spectator guide
  • Assist with the fulfillment of key sponsor’s community programming and employee engagement initiatives 
  • Lead year-round school outreach program in partnership with sponsor and charity partners
  • Execute tournament’s kids programming and serve as onsite point of contact
  • Order all tournament merchandise and manage merchandise budget
  • Carry out assigned tasks with limited supervision, including coordinating and implementing projects 
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 2-3 years’ experience in marketing, events or business
  • Previous event experience a plus
  • Polished communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong ability to demonstrate initiative, solve problems and work effectively under pressure while working as part of a team as well as independently 
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Experience with WordPress and mobile applications (CrowdCompass) a plus
  • Collaborative in nature with “no job is too small” mentality 
  • Willingness to work weekends and nonstandard hours
  • Must be available to work full time in our Bentonville, Arkansas office
Eiger Marketing Group is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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  2. What are some events, teams, properties and/or companies that you think have an effective marketing + social media strategy? What makes these brands stand out?

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