Events Manager – Payroll Only

Position Id: ANR4776

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Cookies sells iconic cannabis, with roots that stretch back to garage grows in San Francisco, before the industry was an industry. Our breeders developed many of the world’s most famous strains, from GSC to Gary Payton, and we have flagship stores and infrastructure operating on multiple continents. At Cookies your work will have a personal impact at truly global scale —in Los Angeles, Detroit, and Barcelona, the quality of our products affect our customers’ lives for the better. We know cannabis can be a force multiplier for equity, economic inclusion, diversity and community, and we are on a mission to bring that culture to the world. The Event Manager supports the experiential marketing strategy by driving brand and community engagement through field events. This role coordinates details of all assigned events to ensure they run smoothly within specific budgets and timelines. Partnering cross functionally to manage all allocated sponsorship and community events, the Event Manager provides reporting on impact and ROI for each event. Through proactive planning and successful execution of local events and community-based programs, this Cookies ambassador grows our brand awareness and affinity. Key Responsibilities: Research and evaluate new event opportunities based on business objectives and marketing goals. Populate and manage the event project plans with required information in order to plan, execute and recap events. Communicate with marketing, partners, and sales to ensure team is aligned on details of event or campaign Responsible for event execution and logistics, including set-up, brand training, product management, on-location event leadership, and post-event tracking and reporting. Source local vendors Provide on-location support for media teams (ex: content capture for social channels). Actively participate in brainstorming sessions, driving forward ideas based on unique event and activation experiences. Performs a variety of functions associated with events and programs including but not limited to logistics, communications, and production of collateral materials. Identify and implement effective processes and procedures to ensure smooth and professional events. Marketing and event administrative tasks, as well as fast-paced project management duties. Other duties and projects as directed. You have: 7+ years of event, experiential or field marketing experience: including successful execution of a high-volume of events, preferably within a high-growth, entrepreneurial environment. Exceptional project and time management skills – highly organized, flawless attention to detail, with a sharp ability to meet deadlines. Understanding of event production and fabrication required. Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or sales preferred. Experience in cannabis is preferred. Highly motivated and able to travel extensively (up to 50%), maintain a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays, and work across a variety of time zones. Awareness of trends in festivals and events (i.e. music, cannabis, food & beverage, art). Outgoing and high energy; enjoys public interaction; positive attitude and strong verbal communication skills. Ability to multitask and prioritize with urgency within a fast-paced environment with often competing priorities. Demonstrate the ability to be proactive and resourceful, effectively problem solving using resources available, exercising good judgment and professional discretion. Communicate and work with all levels of employees and partners, both internally and externally, demonstrating expertise, mature judgment, and professionalism at all times. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to coordinate efforts across departments and execute successful results. Must have strong interpersonal skills and be flexible in a dynamic team environment. Collaborate effectively within a team. Advanced Microsoft Office and G-suite knowledge and experience. Asana and Smartsheets a bonus! Benefits and Perks: Small but mighty team with exposure to all aspects of the cannabis business. Health, vision, and dental insurance for eligible employees. Mission-based company + entrepreneurial work environment. Employee discount, company events, concerts, festivals + much more. Cookies is a fast-paced, dynamic environment. We are looking for team members who are kind but driven, and who know how to get stuff done. We are a fun, entrepreneurial group focused on culture, community and quality. We believe that in diversity is strength. We encourage all to apply, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We will ensure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process. This is a full-time position with the ability to work remotely (with significant travel for events). Our team and company-operated retail locations are primarily located in California, we are open to applicants who are willing to work west coast business hours.

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