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Senior Manager Lottery Events & Associations

Company: International Game Technology
Location: Providence
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Location: - Providence, RI, US, 02903 Requisition ID: - 10448 IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit -www.igt.com .Responsibilities -
The Association Events Senior Manager assists leaders in the Global Lottery Marketing function in project managing and supporting industry association events. This person must be able to roll up her/his sleeves and:

  • Leads development of extensive preparation for trade shows and conferences.
  • Oversee deliverables, timelines and budgets as directed by GLM Project Management Office
  • Prepares detailed documentation of Q&A, briefing materials for Senior Staff. This includes drafting of potential questions, outreach and coordination for development of draft responses.
  • Ability to synthesize input and draft responses into coherent, and relevant bullets focused on key facts and aligned with IGT strategic priorities.
  • In conjunction with VP, Marketing, identify and coordinate speaking opportunities for tradeshows & events
  • Assist with development of talking points, consistent with overall GLM strategic messaging.
  • Provide guidance on topics and input for conference presentations, ensuring alignment with IGT lottery communication goals. -
  • Reviews all conference presentations and provides specific feedback and recommendations to VP and SME that are aligned with GLM business goals and overall strategic messaging.
  • Coordinates preparatory briefing sessions for senior management team and prepares briefing materials.
  • Evaluate all association sponsorship packages and provide detailed assessment of value across the level of contribution and comparisons across associations.
  • Provide recommendations on where IGT can negotiate additional strategic value from the existing contracts.
  • Upon conclusion of conference, proactively gathers and assembles conference input from multiple sources, works with supervisor to construct conference summary/action items; tracks action items.
  • Develops a post-mortem report for all events. Ensures that action items are considered at future events as part of ongoing process improvement program.
  • Leads coordination of presentation training for industry speakers. Coordinates scheduling with SMEs and ensures that all training materials are up to date.
  • Attend industry association site inspections and provide detailed site inspection report with pertinent information upon return -
  • Provide recommendations on venue, events, hotels, etc that will best position IGT as the industry leader at each event.
  • Provide back-up communication for VP, GLM, to Executive Directors within each industry association. Act as lead with the Communication/Vendor Relations leads within the associations.
  • Coordinate all logistical items to facilitate successful industry events. Including but not limited to, identification and development of customer events including location, catering, hotel blocks/rooming lists, conference rooms, meeting space, audio-visual needs.
  • Work directly with hotel sales teams to coordinate room blocks, meeting rooms, audio visual needs and catering
  • Work with outside vendors to assist in choosing and ordering promotional items for tradeshows and conferences
  • Direct Event Specialist to effectively communicate with internal colleagues to handle their registration, hotel accommodations, transportation, customer dinner reservations, and special events information
  • Direct event specialist to manage promotional item budget and re-allocations
  • Provide the highest regard of customer service and support for domestic and international internal sales and marketing personnel during and for team meetings, conferences, events.Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Communications or Marketing-related function
    • 8-10 years' experience in global event production, ideally in entertaining industry
    • Strong written and oral communication and computer skills (proficient in Excel and PowerPoint)
    • Demonstrated ability to work closely, effectively and respectfully with everyone from senior corporate leaders to show production staff and outside organizations
    • Ability to multitask, hustle and deliver under pressure
    • Ability to travel to events and meetings globally
      -Keys to Success
      • Building collaborative relationships
      • Decision making
      • Drive results#LI-DAKIGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged. IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, provincial or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com .
        Nearest Major Market: Providence
        Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island

Keywords: International Game Technology, Providence , Senior Manager Lottery Events & Associations, Executive , Providence, Rhode Island

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