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Oracle Event Marketing Senior Program Manager, Content in Trenton, New Jersey

Project manages diverse event portfolio and event marketing team.

Project manages diverse portfolio of corporate event types ( seminars, executive roundtables, sponsorships) with specific teams mapped as event type specialists. Drives alignment of messaging and overall strategy; helps to ensure that the right event is delivered to the right audience at the right time. Drives creative thought process and continuous evaluation and refinement of Oracle's event marketing portfolio. Provides management with reports and analysis on program efficacy for future program selection and budget allocation. Provides effective performance management: set clear goals for all staff, provide regular feedback on performance and conduct a formal appraisal at the conclusion of the fiscal year. Manage the activities of the staff according to overall marketing strategies and budgets. Implement organizational changes in line with changing business & market.

Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced business skills in area of event production and design. 8 years relevant work experience. Software business management experience. Marketing experience in the IT industry. Proven ability to manage budget, approval processes, resource allocations in terms of both people and money. Professional credentials in Marketing, Academic credentials desirable.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Department Description:The Corporate Event Marketing team is responsible for harnessing the power of live events connecting customers with Oracle, our Partners and each other; building trust through experience(s); solving customers biggest challenges; and ultimately helping Sales build and progress pipeline. These events range from Oracle OpenWorlds, Oracle Code One, Oracle Codes, Modern Customer Experience, Modern Business Experience, and SuiteWorld and other large-scale events and they target prospects, customers, developers and partners at all levels within an organization.

Job Description:The Event Content Manager role is critical to the success of Oracle s flagship events globally. The successful candidate will manage the execution of content programs (including sessions and demos) for multiple events.

Elements of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with our tool vendors to define requirements for content tools; and manage testing and rollout of the various tools components

  • Working with our A/V vendor to ensure the contracts A/V will meet the needs of the speakers and program managers, within budget

  • Working with our support vendors to make sure they understand the program and can successfully support us onsite

  • Managing the timeline for content execution

  • Working with key contacts to communicate internally and externally content milestones

  • Working with product marketing and product management and team stakeholders to define the content organization and allocation distribution

  • Managing the relationship with track owners to build out the content and train on the content tools

  • Understanding and managing unique content elements such as demos or hands-on labs

  • Analyzing venues to determine content capacities and work out optimal content layouts

  • Overseeing the onsite content execution to ensure a successful content program

  • Analyzing content statistics (attendance, surveys, demo scans, sessions distribution) to understand how to improve the program year over year

  • Benchmarking against and analyzing best practices within and outside of the industry.

Essential Skills:

  • Strong project management skills

  • Self-starter

  • Flexible and able to adjust plans on the fly

  • Comfortable with a certain amount of uncertainty

  • Able to manage conflict in a professional way for onsite situations

  • Experience in tools requirements definition and testing new functionality in software

  • Ability to juggle competing projects in a dynamic and demanding environment

  • Effective communication across all levels of the organization

  • Lead cross functional teams in the tasks that are needed to execute the program

  • Understand the priorities of Oracle and balance them with outside demands

  • Ability to look at both the larger picture as well as the smallest of details

  • Demonstrated experience interacting with and successfully influencing people and organizations who are not directly managed by this role

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in a managing projects involving multiple organizations

  • Thorough understanding of event content requirements, and the tools needed to manage content

  • Experience with high-volume events with audience size ranging from 500 to 50,000

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and persuasion skills

  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills, attention to detail and focus on results

  • High level of energy, drive, enthusiasm and commitment

  • Flexibility and ability to work in a dynamic environment and willingness and openness to learn

  • Ability to work in a high-pressured, fast-moving and challenging environment

  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally, occasionally on short notice.

Job: *Marketing

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Event Marketing Senior Program Manager, Content

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 19000O1S

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