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Senior Events Specialist

Date:  Jun 22, 2022
Brand:  Luxottica Wholesale North America
Location: 

Foothill Ranch, CA, US, 92610

Requisition ID: 684504 
Position:Full-Time
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information

 

Oakley, Inc. is a sport and lifestyle brand, driven to ignite the imagination through the fusion of art and science. Building on its legacy of innovative, market-leading optical technology, the company manufactures and distributes high performance sunglasses, prescription lenses and frames, goggles, apparel, footwear, and accessories.

The essence of the brand is communicated through hundreds of professional and amateur athletes who depend on Oakley products to provide them with the very best while they redefine what is physically possible.

Oakley is part of Luxottica, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to other global brands like Ray-Ban and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, and Target Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

 

The Events Specialist’s primary responsibility will be to work with Events and Brand Marketing Stakeholders to support initiatives including but not limited to planning for and attending events.  The Event Specialist will also help oversee and interact cross functionally with Marketing and sales teams and help with general day-to-day marketing activities. The Specialist will assist organization in managing events that enhance the Oakley brand image, improve consumer loyalty, and enhance our brand experience. The Event specialist is tasked with researching and securing venues, planning, and supporting calendar, monitors timeframes, budget assistance and delivers clear and concise event brief objectives and recaps.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Maintain a list and calendar of all upcoming activations in NA under the Sr. Events Manager oversight 
  • Work directly with vendors, partners, and internal stakeholders for all event related needs under the Sr. Events Manager Oversight 
  • Maintain event ROS's, event overview decks and workback schedules for events when needed under the oversight of the Sr. Events Manager 
  • Research cutting edge offerings, capabilities and trends in the marketplace and provide t Manager with monthly and quarterly updates on experiential offerings   
  • Conduct Site Visits and recaps to the Sr. Events Manager for applicable events 
  • Support on-site execution for NA events when needed by the Sr. Events Manager 
  • Work cross functionally with Media, PR, Sports Marketing, Product & Sales team for event related next steps and statuses
  • Support Consistency across NA events in Brand Priorities, Messaging and executions  
  • Monitor granular event spend and invoice processing to adhere to budgets set forth by the Sr. Events Manager 
  • Adhere to Brand Strategies, Guidelines & Directions in all executions
  • Creates and writes event briefs based on business & brand objectives envisioning the consumer journey
  • Delivers post event recaps that measure KPI’s.
  • Support Marketing Fleet event schedule aligning with field marketing team
  • Track Fleet and event inventory at event warehouse through fleet manager

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or Business
  • 3+ years of experience in marketing or events.
  • Expected to travel 50% of the time.
  • Must be highly responsible, a self-starter and accountable for managing their time and responsibilities while spending time both in the office and on the road.
  • High level of organization and coordination capabilities including managing orders, calendars, and event logistics
  • Highly proficient in PPT and Excel

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 (be sure to provide your name and contact information so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.


Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Sports Marketing, Field Marketing, Communications, Marketing Communications, Garment, Marketing, Fashion

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