Event Manager [JRP-11024]

PAS improves the automation and operational effectiveness of oil and gas, petroleum refining, chemicals, pulp and paper, metals and mining, and power customers worldwide. We provide software and services that ensure safe running operations, maximize situational awareness, and reduce plant vulnerabilities. Our comprehensive portfolio includes solutions for Automation Asset Management, Cyber Security, Operations Management, and High-Performance Human-Machine Interfaces. PAS solutions are installed in over 1,000 process industry plants worldwide.  PAS is headquartered in Houston, Texas with offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, and Middle East.

We are currently seeking to hire an Event Manager to join our Marketing team. In this role, you will plan, budget, and manage internal and external events. The selected candidate will have direct ownership of event strategy and results aimed at building the PAS brand in new and existing markets as well as contributing to lead generation success. You must have experience interacting with all levels of the company and managing domestic and international events. The hired candidate will report directly to the Direct of Marketing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Conceptualize, plan, budget, and execute events that integrate into marketing goals and contribute directly to Sales pipeline success (events include tradeshows, customer appreciation events, seminars, biennial PAS user conference, internal meetings, partner events, and executive dinners)

Manage simple to complex projects utilizing event coordinating best practices

Apply creativity and innovation that distinguishes PAS from marketplace crowded with other technology voices

Research, select, negotiate, and manage vendors and organizers for domestic and international venues

Ensure proper application and advancement of the corporate brand and messaging

Execute events at or below budget as well as provide revenue and cost reporting to management

Conduct event post-mortems and analyze event performance for improvement and potential for future plans

Own and administer event-related campaign updates within the company’s CRM application

Prepare shipments for on-time and accurate delivery

Perform other duties and/or projects as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Communications, Event Planning, Marketing, Business, or English

4 – 6 years experience in event management

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

Highly creative and goal-oriented approach

Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask, take initiative, and adapt to unforeseen circumstances

Decision-making based on established marketing metrics and best practices

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications

Able to travel up to 25% of the time

Experience in a software or technology company is preferred

Experience working in the oil & gas, petrochemical, power, or other process industry is preferred

Background working for an international company is preferred

Experience with Salesforce Pardot and Microsoft CRM is preferred

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may apply online by clicking here.

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Regional Marketing Coordinator [JRP-11023]

AVEVA has been the world’s leading engineering software provider to the plant, power, and marine industries for over 45 years. We have achieved this by continual and visionary technical innovation, working in close partnership with many of the world’s leading engineering companies. As a result, AVEVA is trusted to deliver not only the most powerful software tools available, but to put its customers’ long-term business interests at the heart of its technology development.

We are currently seeking to hire a Regional Marketing Coordinator. In this role, you will assist with the coordination and management of all aspects of marketing activities, such as delivering turn-key events and conferences, distributing collateral, maintaining customer data, generating metrics, and supporting the sales staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and execute comprehensive marketing strategies, which support the AVEVA business goals and further increase brand equity, product awareness and market opportunity

Successfully communicate on a consistent basis with the Sales team to understand and meet their needs from marketing

Plan and coordinate events (internal and external) and conferences (industry and AVEVA Corporate) for North America, as assigned by the Regional Marketing Manager. Americas

Defining events and conferences based on predetermined strategy

Work with internal and external stakeholders to mobilize necessary resources

Coordinate and manage all aspects of running a successful event

Evaluate return-on-investment (ROI) by collecting critical data from key stakeholders and developing program reports (this activity includes entering and tracking prospective customer information in the AVEVA CRM system)

Coordinate with Corporate Marketing for developing and releasing regional customer stories, press releases, and articles

Coordinate the production of sales and marketing materials and the purchase of promotional items while maintaining departmental budget

Execution of successful regional marketing strategy, which support the AVEVA business goals

Delivery of turn-key events, conferences and other AVEVA promotional activities

Management of customer data, marketing intelligence, and metrics

Support of sales with premier service and attention to detail

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum four years proven experience in event planning and coordination

Prior experience working in the software industry

BA/BS degree in Communications or Marketing is preferred

Strong project management skills, analytical skills, organizational skills, and people skills

Ability to show strong communication skills – both verbal and written

Neat and professional image in workplace, with clients and team members

Able to multi-task and work well under multiple deadlines

Self-driven and able to make sound decisions with minimum supervision

Attention to detail and time management

Strong computer skills, including marketing software packages, internet, and Microsoft Office Suite

Able to travel at least 25% – some weekday/evening and weekend/evening events

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their cover letter and resume via email to: careers.inc@aveva.com. AVEVA welcomes all applicants regardless of gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil partnership status, race, religion and belief, disability or age.

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PR & Marketing Account Executive [JRP-11022]

KGBTexas .communications is currently seeking to hire a a highly skilled communications professional to join our Houston team as a Public Relations / Marketing Account Executive. In this role, you will manage and implement efforts for one of the agency’s top clients. The selected candidate will work onsite in the client’s downtown Houston office three days a week, and at KGB’s West University office the remaining two.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Management and implementation of internal and external communications-related programs for a professional-services firm, including its practice groups, Managing Directors and individual offices

Management and implementation of client’s PR efforts, including strategic development and implementation of day-to-day PR initiatives such as securing and coordinating story and interview opportunities, developing bylined articles or other industry-relevant content, developing and distributing news releases and pitches, media training, and other similar activities

Maintenance of strong and consistent key messaging across all external communications platforms including advertising, PR, website, social media, as well as internal communications where appropriate

Management of ongoing website efforts, including content updates, monitoring for analytics and SEO, as well as other similar activities such as posting of content to the firm’s social media outlets

Ongoing media relations including establishing and fostering strong relationships with key national, regional, local and industry contacts and outlets

Media monitoring of client news, major competitors, industry news and trends, and other relevant information

Providing strategic counsel to respond to competitor and industry news, crisis situations, or other similar circumstances

Organization, vetting and ongoing management of formatting and maintenance standards for the firm’s client relationship management  (CRM) system, acting as an advocate for the CRM system and associated business processes

Identifying, securing and coordinating appropriate speaking opportunities for senior executives

Management of a comprehensive awards and recognition program, researching, identifying and managing award opportunities, submissions, approvals and other related efforts for the company, Managing Directors, senior leadership, and individual offices

Management and implementation of internal employee communication efforts, including intranet news, eblasts, newsletters, volunteer efforts and other appropriate items

Support firm’s new business efforts, including development of presentations, pitch books, updates, and maintenance. Coordination of efforts between business development and marketing where appropriate

Development and implementation of media training programs for senior executives

Support of client’s internal marketing communications efforts, providing guidance and management as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum three years of experience

Agency and/or professional-services experience is a plus.

Excellent client-relationship and client-management skills

Strong corporate communications, professional services, or agency background preferred

Ability to work with senior executives and staff with strong client-service mentality

Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

Demonstrated understanding and experience in developing and implementing traditional and online communications strategies and tactics, primarily focused on the B2B sector

Proven record in building effective media relations resulting in media coverage for clients

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, while maintaining attention to detail and quality

Ability to quickly and proactively identify and analyze complex issues to develop communications strategies

Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-stress environment with sometimes fluid job responsibilities

Must work well independently but keep supervisors apprised of progress and challenges

Proficiency in Apple iWork and/or Microsoft Office software. Familiarity with media database services is a plus

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business or related field

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume via email to: elizabethb@kgbtexas.com.

 

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Director, Client Services [JRP-11021]

PriMarc Communications, formerly HK&P, has been in business since 1986. We are primarily a B2B company who has successfully solved some of the most challenging marketing communications problems presented. Some of our clients are listed on the Fortune 500 list of most successful companies. Several serve the energy industry, including upstream and downstream. Other clients serve different technical industries and some clients are B2C providing important products to the consumers directly.

We are currently seeking to hire a Director of Client Services. In this role, you will work with PriMarc’s Senior Management and implement/lead strategic brand development. The selected candidate will have 10+ years of agency and/or client experience, and a demonstrated track record of developing and managing integrated marketing campaigns.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Protecting and growing the agency’s relationships with its current client base

Establish and build strong personal and working relationships with designated client contact

Earn each client’s respect and confidence as a trusted advisor and confidant offering an eager and open ear, sound judgment, proven business acumen and a range of relevant approaches to various issues and opportunities

Remain in touch with agency’s “day-to-day” business on behalf of clients (knowledgeable and conversant in their key issues, competitive situation, industry trends and the projects assigned the agency as well as other communication partners)

Demonstrate confidence, authority, and level-headed decision-making as the agency’s leadership voice on assigned accounts

Effectively and confidently balance the dual expectations and business goals of the client and agency

Lead overall brand’s strategic development

Sets standards for brand

Responsible for agency understanding and adherence to clients brand strategy

Lead development and oversee implementation of annual client development plan

Employ the agency’s resources to effectively and profitably serve existing clients

Outline expectations of, and communicate effectively with, agency staff assigned to these accounts

Effectively assign, delegate and monitor the work of the agency staff on assigned accounts

Provide a model of project/team leadership (prepared and pro-active, thorough and accurate, fair and balanced, a willingness to do whatever is required)

Create a working environment that encourages and supports a positive mindset

Respond to pressures of work volume and time requirements in a way that is consistent, appropriate and positive

Employ a range of thinking and decision-making approaches – “what if”, “end-in mind”, “critical”, “trade-off” and “judicious” approaches to issues and initiatives on a daily basis

Lead the efforts to develop and articulate key points-of-view (internally and externally) – relative to strategic/creative alternatives, client industries and issues

Demonstrate the capacity, and lead the agency’s efforts, to, identify key elements of an issue, problem, or data set and be able to articulate a wide range of client and agency opportunities and implications

Contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of agency projects by demonstrating for the staff the ability to approach projects by “beginning with the end in mind”

Use the benefit of separation from the “day-to-day” to make certain staffers continue to articulate, and adhere to, agreed upon client strategies and directives

Make decisions that reflect “layers” of thought – enthusiasm, insight, caution, discretion – and a prudent balance of client and agency goals

By example and direct instruction, teach staff members to make clear, balanced, and effective decision

REQUIREMENTS:

A minimum of 10 years experience leading Fortune 500 B2B and consumer brands

Experience developing and implementing brand positioning, marketing strategy, and integrated marketing and sales support efforts

Demonstrated ability to collaborate with, inspire and lead a team

Research experience for product/brand positioning and brand tracking

Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills

BA/BS Degree

MBA optional

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume and salary history requirements via email to: agencyrecruiter10@gmail.com. No phone calls, please. PriMarc Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Marketing Manager/Director [JRP-10266]

Unimin is the definitive industry leader and a vital arm of the worldwide Sibelco Group. Our mineral products are the fundamental building blocks of virtually every manufacturing and industrial process, principally in oil field production. From financial stability to our outlook on health, safety and sustainability, to the chance to explore unconventional markets, there’s more of what you’re looking for in a career with our Woodlands TX Energy Office.

We are currently seeking to hire a Marketing Manager/Director. Your broad and impactful role will include fundamental market and customer analyses, competitive intelligence, sales analytics, budgeting, strategic thought leadership, and new product innovation. You will analyze data and sales reports, create cohesive and actionable marketing plans, formulate customer value propositions, develop product line extension programs, and lead projects associated with market or product development. Additionally, you will be our primary commercial liaison for product performance data, sales tools/literature and the sharing of best practices. Extensive North American travel is involved.

Unimin is proud of our reputation as an industry pacesetter, safety vanguard, and a preferred employer. We offer a comprehensive salary/benefits package, including a 401(k), growth opportunities, and the chance to leave your thumbprint on a vital and growing business.

REQUIREMENTS:

Comprehensive knowledge of the oil and gas or oilfield services industry

Ability to analyze and synthesize volumes of data into stellar business/marketing plans

Possess 5+ years of industry experience

Strong oral/written presentation skills

Astute customer relationship management skills

Innate analytical ability

Prior experiences with competitive intelligence, sales/marketing and strategic planning are essential

Technical/engineering background and foreign language skills are preferred

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may apply one line at: www.unimin.com by clicking on Careers and searching Job ID Number 290960-836. [EOE]

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