OluKai
Date Posted: 4/26/2017

Events Manager

  • Company: OluKai
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location: Irvine
  • Required Exp: 0 year(s)
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

At OluKai, we build premium products for the ocean lifestyle. Our footwear is created using the highest quality materials and crafted into beautiful, functional and incredibly comfortable designs that reflect the spirit of the ocean lifestyle we all enjoy.

We are committed to creating quality products for our customers while leaving the smallest footprint possible on the planet. Our company philosophy is to be environmentally responsible as manufacturers and to pledge OluKai to actively support and work for a clean environment and a better quality of life.

Our customers and staff embody the connection that exists between people and the ocean, it is our Culture. We want to build a team of individuals who embrace this culture, and have a passion for providing premium products and service to our customers.
OluKai is looking for an Events Manager for its Marketing Department located in Irvine, CA.
Position Summary:
The Events Manager will oversee the execution of OluKai’s events strategy and management, including national consumer events and sponsorships, fielding event ambassador team, pop up retail experiences, trade facing exhibits and shows, biannual sales meetings, and the annual Ho’olaule’a (Ocean Festival in Maui, HI). The Events Manager is responsible for all events planning, budgeting, logistics, organization and staffing ensuring the attention to detail of a premium brand. The Events Manager will also directly manage the Events Coordinator and subsequent project deliverables.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Schedule and maintain the OluKai master calendar of events, focusing on scaling national consumer events in a quantifiable way.

• Assess opportunities and build the annual events calendar strategy including goals, objectives and execution plans.

• Create and execute compelling consumer experiences, including pop up retail activations, with pre-event promotion, onsite event activation and staffing as well as post-event evaluation.

• Field national event ambassador team and external vendor resources required to execute events successfully.

• Create and manage the annual “Events” budget for the company including events, sponsorships, sales meeting, Hawaii marketing and Ho’olaule’a.

• Manage the planning and execution for two bi-annual sales meeting in partnership with the sales team. Lead the venue selection and contract negotiation; coordinate all experiences, unique activations on site. Creation and management of the annual budget, all vendor selection and bidding process. Lead all communications to internal company, sales reps and guests. Act as main liaison with internal company and lead regular cross-departmental meetings, project planning, event status and results.

• Lead weekly cross-departmental meetings to go over upcoming events, conduct timely briefings to Marketing team on event status and results.

• Serve as the point of contact for all logistical aspects, including promotions, collateral printing, planning, timing, and operations of events. Secure competitive bids from all vendors.

• Maintain inventory of all event collateral, conduct seasonal audits of event collateral to ensure tools are in proper condition, replace / add tools as needed.

• Act as liaison with internal staff, sales reps and retailers to coordinate activation at grassroots events. Duties include coordinating attendees, onsite activation, budgeting, press and social media, event documentation and evaluation.

• Manage deployment of seasonal retailer promotions, including planning key territory activation, sourcing 3rd party and/or local support, be the liaison between reps and retailers.

• Lead the execution of all trade show and exhibitions including but not limited to manage exhibit partner and show services, logistics, staffing, on site activations, communications with internal company, lodging and room blocks, budget and seasonal messaging.

• Manage the planning and execution of the annual Ho’olaule’a (two day ocean festival in Maui, HI).

• Manage the Events Coordinator position and all of the project deliverables. Including weekly task and project management, provide direction and approvals on daily tasks. Maintain and oversee workload balance.


Job Requirements

Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree required - BA/BS degree in Business, Marketing, or other related discipline required
- This position requires solid experience in Events. 3-5years of related professional experience preferably in footwear or apparel with retail experience. A passion for Ocean Lifestyle and premium branding is a must
- Must be extremely detail oriented, quantitative minded and possess advanced level of computer skills including proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Thorough knowledge of general marketing principles, branding, product launch planning, marketing collateral development and social media communication
- Able to organize multiple tasks and manage projects through to completion on schedule and on budget. Strong organizational skills expected as well as project planning abilities, timeline management & interpersonal skills. Able to work professionally with flexibility in handling multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
- Must possess strong presentation skills. Strong written and oral communication skills required
- Ability to travel throughout the US and International locations, some weekend travel and evening meetings
- Demonstrate a passion for product and brand building
- Team players required

Perks

People

Nicole Milewski

Human Resources
OluKai

VERONICA CANO

MARKETING PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER
OluKai

Vishal Jhaveri

E-Commerce Brand Consultant / Project Manager
OluKai

Azad Bayzaee

KOA (National Accounts) Service and Merchandise Representative, Chicago
OluKai
Date Posted: 4/26/2017

Events Manager

  • Company: OluKai
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Irvine
  • Required Exp:0 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available
Job Description

At OluKai, we build premium products for the ocean lifestyle. Our footwear is created using the highest quality materials and crafted into beautiful, functional and incredibly comfortable designs that reflect the spirit of the ocean lifestyle we all enjoy.

We are committed to creating quality products for our customers while leaving the smallest footprint possible on the planet. Our company philosophy is to be environmentally responsible as manufacturers and to pledge OluKai to actively support and work for a clean environment and a better quality of life.

Our customers and staff embody the connection that exists between people and the ocean, it is our Culture. We want to build a team of individuals who embrace this culture, and have a passion for providing premium products and service to our customers.
OluKai is looking for an Events Manager for its Marketing Department located in Irvine, CA.
Position Summary:
The Events Manager will oversee the execution of OluKai’s events strategy and management, including national consumer events and sponsorships, fielding event ambassador team, pop up retail experiences, trade facing exhibits and shows, biannual sales meetings, and the annual Ho’olaule’a (Ocean Festival in Maui, HI). The Events Manager is responsible for all events planning, budgeting, logistics, organization and staffing ensuring the attention to detail of a premium brand. The Events Manager will also directly manage the Events Coordinator and subsequent project deliverables.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Schedule and maintain the OluKai master calendar of events, focusing on scaling national consumer events in a quantifiable way.

• Assess opportunities and build the annual events calendar strategy including goals, objectives and execution plans.

• Create and execute compelling consumer experiences, including pop up retail activations, with pre-event promotion, onsite event activation and staffing as well as post-event evaluation.

• Field national event ambassador team and external vendor resources required to execute events successfully.

• Create and manage the annual “Events” budget for the company including events, sponsorships, sales meeting, Hawaii marketing and Ho’olaule’a.

• Manage the planning and execution for two bi-annual sales meeting in partnership with the sales team. Lead the venue selection and contract negotiation; coordinate all experiences, unique activations on site. Creation and management of the annual budget, all vendor selection and bidding process. Lead all communications to internal company, sales reps and guests. Act as main liaison with internal company and lead regular cross-departmental meetings, project planning, event status and results.

• Lead weekly cross-departmental meetings to go over upcoming events, conduct timely briefings to Marketing team on event status and results.

• Serve as the point of contact for all logistical aspects, including promotions, collateral printing, planning, timing, and operations of events. Secure competitive bids from all vendors.

• Maintain inventory of all event collateral, conduct seasonal audits of event collateral to ensure tools are in proper condition, replace / add tools as needed.

• Act as liaison with internal staff, sales reps and retailers to coordinate activation at grassroots events. Duties include coordinating attendees, onsite activation, budgeting, press and social media, event documentation and evaluation.

• Manage deployment of seasonal retailer promotions, including planning key territory activation, sourcing 3rd party and/or local support, be the liaison between reps and retailers.

• Lead the execution of all trade show and exhibitions including but not limited to manage exhibit partner and show services, logistics, staffing, on site activations, communications with internal company, lodging and room blocks, budget and seasonal messaging.

• Manage the planning and execution of the annual Ho’olaule’a (two day ocean festival in Maui, HI).

• Manage the Events Coordinator position and all of the project deliverables. Including weekly task and project management, provide direction and approvals on daily tasks. Maintain and oversee workload balance.


Job Requirements

Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree required - BA/BS degree in Business, Marketing, or other related discipline required
- This position requires solid experience in Events. 3-5years of related professional experience preferably in footwear or apparel with retail experience. A passion for Ocean Lifestyle and premium branding is a must
- Must be extremely detail oriented, quantitative minded and possess advanced level of computer skills including proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Thorough knowledge of general marketing principles, branding, product launch planning, marketing collateral development and social media communication
- Able to organize multiple tasks and manage projects through to completion on schedule and on budget. Strong organizational skills expected as well as project planning abilities, timeline management & interpersonal skills. Able to work professionally with flexibility in handling multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
- Must possess strong presentation skills. Strong written and oral communication skills required
- Ability to travel throughout the US and International locations, some weekend travel and evening meetings
- Demonstrate a passion for product and brand building
- Team players required

Perks

Date Posted: 4/26/2017

Events Manager

  • Company: OluKai
  • Country:United States
  • State:California
  • Location:Irvine
  • Required Exp:0 year(s)
  • Job Type:Full-Time
  • Salary Range: Not Available