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Event Coordinator Featured Urgent

San Diego, California
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Event Coordinator
San Diego CA
Job Responsibilities
We are a global broadband services and technology company that securely connects consumers businesses governments and military to the internet anywhere in the world whether on the ground or in-flight. Imagine contributing to award-winning innovations in high-capacity satellites secure ground infrastructure and satellite and Wi-Fi communications services. Thats what enables ViaSat to extend the reach and accessibility of broadband internet globally and if that excites you you might be the right fit for our Marketing Communications team.
As the Event Coordinator you will be working with multiple business areas to develop and execute event marketing plans for tradeshows conferences seminars and other events. You will have a love for special event management be able to build relationships with internal and external customers and see an event all the way through from conception to completion. We are looking for someone who has a unique blend of project management and technical savvy with the desire to invest time and energy into learning more about the market(s) and most of all passionate about communicating ViaSats unique advantages in creative unconventional ways.
Your responsibilities will include:
+ Assisting with developing and executing event marketing plans for commercial government and corporate business areas; Collaborating with leadership to identify strategic goals and objectives for each event
+ Driving event coordination and timelines across internal teams (primarily Business Development and Marketing Communications)
+ Coordinating and negotiating all event logistics with vendors and suppliers including contracts design services printing shipping etc.
+ Managing event budgets and expenses effectively; maximizing value while mitigating risks/costs.
+ Maintaining relevant event industry knowledge through editorial social media and market research; using the information to position ViaSat offers enhance event projects and provide occasional reporting on this topic
+ Prior event management experience including international markets
+ Ability to think strategically and anticipate project needs
+ Top-tier problem-solving skills with the ability to achieve results
+ Ability to facilitate and drive cross-team collaboration with diverse groups in a cross functional organization
+ Outstanding communication skills including writing proof reading skills and speaking
+ Flexible organized and ability to manage multiple deadline-oriented projects simultaneously with little supervision Desire to learn about the broadband/communications industry
+ BA/BS or equivalent experience
+ Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel Word PowerPoint) plus event planning tools
+ Travel up to 50% of the time including international and non-traditional hours
+ US Citizenship
+ Bachelors degree in a related study of Marketing Business or Communications
+ Experience in using a lead capture system such as Leadature
+ Expertise in scheduling across multiple calendars and conference rooms in Microsoft Outlook or other scheduling tool
+ Proficiency in email distribution systems such as Constant Contact Marketo Hubspot or MailChimp
+ Proven ability to juggle multiple deadline-oriented projects at the same time
+ B2B or B2G Marketing experience in technology defense telecommunications satellite or wireless industry
Our corporate headquarters in Carlsbad is just a hop and skip away from the beautiful Pacific Coast. The campus feeling and entrepreneurial spirit can be felt in the hallways as well as the sand volleyball courts.
Drive your career to ViaSat where every day you know your expertise makes a difference to the company your team and our customers! If you are excited by this opportunity submit your resume. It only takes a few minutes and could start you on your new path to a fulfilling career at ViaSat.
ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.

ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, we are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. We deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most with our trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

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