Marketing & Event Planning Coordinator

    • Job Tracking ID: 85444-331071
    • Job Location: Seattle, WA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 09/16/2021
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description

D.A. Davidson Companies is an independent, employee-owned company with a rich history spanning more than 80 years. We are dedicated to conducting our business in accordance with the highest standards of integrity and ethics, and delivering outstanding service to our clients and each other. We support a friendly, open and supportive culture, and encourage candid communication and productive engagement that make our companies and each of us better. Just as we work to improve our clients’ financial well-being, we also work to strengthen local communities—and giving back is one of our core values. You can learn more about our company culture and impact in our latest annual report.

Summary/Function:
The Marketing & Event Planning Coordinator supports a variety of marketing initiatives including primarily event coordination and all collateral used in the execution of events including digital content in order to contribute to the successful promotion of the D.A. Davidson Companies brand. This role will report directly to Director of Marketing and will have a unique opportunity to collaborate among multiple business units thus having a window into the workings and opportunities within a diversified and dynamic financial services firm.

Experience and Skills

Primary Qualifications:
* Bachelor’s degree, concentration in Marketing, Journalism, or Communications desirable
* Experience in Financial Services or Event planning a strong plus
* Ability to work with a high degree of flexibility and adaptability
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Demonstrated ability to think creatively and provide solid rational for recommendations
* Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented mindset
* Ability to work with tight deadlines, while delivering good quality content and maintaining a high degree of follow-through
* Strong time management skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
* Self-motivated, proactive, and capable of working in a fast-paced, team environment as well as independently
* Ability to travel as required

Primary Duties:
* Participate in marketing team goals and strategies supporting the creation and management of long-term marketing objectives, including advertising, public relations, promotions, social media, and collateral material ensuring cohesive brand messaging
* Event planning including sourcing and inspecting venues to drive selection decisions; work with vendors to get bids and determine best fits for the budget and goals of the event; negotiate and manage vendor contracts; coordinate event logistics, food, travel, lodging, meeting equipment and materials; manage attendance records; provide on-site problem solving and trouble-shooting during events
* Responsible for web-related meeting needs, including registration site creation and management
* Proactively engage with meeting attendees to ascertain and address their specific needs and requirements both leading up to and during events; develop methodology and processes to ensure outreach is organized, comprehensive, and effective
* As called upon, research emerging social trends and technologies, identify and recommend those that would be relevant opportunities for the company, and work to implement best practices into the social media strategy
* Perform other duties as assigned

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.