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Lead Events Manager - Remote - Military Veterans

Company: Lumen
Location: Olympia
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:


Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumens network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

**The Role**

The Lead Events Manager is a key role within Lumen that will work as part of the Team for Strategic Corporate internal events and Key Industry Events. You will work directly with stakeholders across the organization to how to align event needs with Lumens objectives. In this role, you will plan, develop, and execute events and sponsorships.

**The Main Responsibilities**

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

+ Contribute to a robust events strategy that is strategic and material to the business to drive awareness and perception.

+ Oversee all aspects of Lumen assigned events including ideation, planning, design, and execution

+ Execute a consistent/predictable planning and event execution process

+ Support the success of Lumens events through innovation, organization, and cross-collaboration across the entire organization

+ Manage budgets and create tracking for various needs related to events to ensure we remain at or below budget

+ Create/maintain a working relationship and establish a high level of trust and competence with sponsors and third-party vendors


+ Consult with internal stakeholders to determine objectives and requirements for events

+ Set meeting cadence, lead with clear agendas and follow up with detailed notes and action item

+ Support venue search and contracting, and other procurement efforts, as applicable

+ Ensure dcor and creative execution meets quality and Brand expectations

+ Conceptualize, create, and deliver customized event programs and agendas

+ Manage meeting room calendaring process for assigned events

+ Maintain and track metrics that are critical to the success of events, such as promotions, leads, opportunities and ROI analysis. Communicate reports on progress and status of programs to internal stakeholders

+ Coordinate with Corporate Communications team on and media inquiries

+ Provide detailed post-event reports by conducting surveys, gathering stakeholder feedback and creating action plans around improvement following all activations


+ Manage event sponsorships, ensuring all assets align with the brand and how we show up at events

+ Consult with internal stakeholders to determine objectives for sponsorship events

**What We Look For in a Candidate**


+ Bachelors degree in event management, marketing, communications, business or a related field (preferred)

+ A minimum of 5 years of Event Planning / Sponsorship experience

+ Experienced in working directly with senior executives as a strong collaborator and partner

+ Demonstrated and consistent excellence in leading in-person and virtual events, comfortable to adjust in the moment and go above and beyond

+ Ability to work independently taking ownership over event execution

+ Experience working collaboratively on a team and cross functionally with other departments

+ Understanding of marketing strategy and planning

+ Skilled communicator with great interpersonal skills

+ Meticulous attention to detail and highly organized

+ Telecom experience a plus


+ This position can be based anywhere in the United States and will require some domestic and international travel (up to 25% of the time).

**What to Expect Next**

Requisition #: 280772

When applying for a position, you may be subject to a background screen (criminal records check, motor vehicle report, and/or drug screen), depending on the requirements for the position. Job-related concerns noted in the background screen may disqualify you from the new position or your current role. Background results will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

**EEO Statement**

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, protected statuses). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

**NOTE:** Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

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This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.

This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/compensation-information) We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking here. (https://centurylinkbenefits.com)

Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.

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This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job's location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.

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