• WW Strategic Events Professional - IBM Research Jobs in United States Of America

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  • 8 - 11 Years
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Locations New York, NY; San Francisco, CA; Cambridge, MA; Raleigh-Durham, NC Please note we are unable to offer relocation assistance for this role

We are looking for a self-starting, intellectually curious person to join our team as a Worldwide Strategic Events Professional

In this role, you are part of a nimble cross-functional team that helps communicate the mission of IBM Research and its scientists to the world Your job will be to build and execute an events strategy that sets IBM Research apart from the competition You will drive impact to the organization by contributing to how we think about, plan for, and create impactful experiences that showcase the technical innovation of the IBM researcher

The ideal candidate is organized and possesses exceptional event strategy, project management, and event execution skills You will be expected to own and drive multiple portions of the event experience; balancing simultaneous events and supporting execution of the entire program to meet objectives The areas of focus for this event specialist role include all aspects of IBM Researchs event strategy in multiple pillars of research, including quantum computing, AI and industry research


Build and execute exceptional experiences that showcase IBM Research at proprietary and third-party events with a focus on differentiating IBM globally
Drive recruitment for and interest in IBM Research by creating experiences that engage diverse audiences, build the brand and extend the reach of our scientists
Partner with a cross functional team to develop content, messaging and surround elements (digital, social) for key events
Develop an event resource kit that will enable key constituencies to self-serve at smaller events
Apply analytics and insights to better understand event attendees, their behaviors & interests to improve engagement, driving the continual optimization of future events, strategies, and plans
Identify the right tools and use data-driven insights to inform event planning and strategy optimization, helping determine which future events to participate in and in what capacity
Manage logo approvals for IBM Research
Work directly with researchers on planning needs and requirements, make recommendations leveraging global assets, best practices and tools
Help manage agency relationships and make sure services delivery is in line with expectations
Act as the worldwide IBM Research events liaison to all regions and divisions
Travel to events around the world when needed to help manage execution
Manage logo approvals for IBM Research
Handle expense pre-approval (EPAT) requests and submits purchase order requests

At least 8 years of experience in event planning and production (eg conferences, tradeshows, special events); preferably in the Technology sector
Excellent organizational skills, timeline management, and ability to multi-task without missing deadlines
Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively in meetings, email and comfortable in formal discussions with executives
Adept at using metrics to assess ROI and performance

Experience using company systems to manage projects, eg EPAT, Airtable, Excel, Powerpoint, Word
Agile mindset and flexibility to collaborate with varied styles and personalities

IBM invests in several of the fastest-growing and most strategic parts of the information technology market In At IBM Cognitive Solutions and Research, our top priority is innovation in key areas of information technology and bringing those innovations into the marketplace quickly Wwe invent things that matter to the world Today, Join us as we are pioneering the most promising and disruptive technologies that will transform industries and society, including the future of AI, blockchain and quantum computing

What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice What about all of these If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible

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IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services, IT-Software
Functional Area : Advertising/PR/Events
Role : Event Management
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Mar 2020

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