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Experiential Marketing Manager

Company: WSS / Eurostar, Inc.
Location: Gardena
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

ABOUT WSS:WSS is the premier footwear retailer in the U.S. doing business in neighborhood-based stores. Consumers trust WSS for the best brands, greatest values and largest selection of athletic, dress, fashion, and casual footwear for the entire family.Its large store format enables WSS to showcase thousands of styles from top brands like Nike, Jordan, Vans, Converse, Adidas, Puma, Skechers, etc. WSS also carries high quality private brands augmenting its breadth of selection to deliver amazing value to our customers.Founded in Southern California in 1984 by entrepreneur Eric Alon, all WSS stores feature a unique retail format that displays every style and size. This allows customers to browse on their terms, in a hassle-free environment, engaging the friendly and knowledgeable sales staff when they choose. The success of this business model has allowed WSS to continue its rapid expansion into multiple new markets. WSS currently operatesstores throughout California, Nevada, Arizona, Texas and Florida.WSS is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Foot Locker, Inc.Position Overview:WSS is seeking an Experiential Marketing Manager to join our Marketing team. The Experiential Marketing Manager will focus on leading the events and activations teams in California, Texas, and Florida. This role encompasses various aspects of marketing, events, and logistics, and will ensure all vendor and brand requests are submitted in a timely manner in order to meet various deadlines. This position will require frequent travel to lead events. This position will require nights, weekends, and holidays. Responsibilities:

  • Attend and lead all WSS events (e.g. grand openings, brand events, cultural events) in key markets including, but not limited to, California, Arizona, Nevada, and Florida.
  • Manage the events team in various markets
  • Lead all aspects of event planning and logistics
  • Coordinate and negotiate pricing with vendors and suppliers; Submit all POs and invoices
  • Stay up to date with retail marketing trends to promote the WSS brand
  • Travel will be REQUIRED. Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Perform other duties as assignedExperience & Skills:
    • 3-5 years of experience as an Event Coordinator, Event Planner, and/or leading Marketing events.
    • Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to drive results in a fast-paced environment
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office with a strong emphasis in building Power Point decks
    • Bilingual in English/Spanish highly desired.WSS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics or any other basis forbidden under federal, state, or local law.WSS is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment

Keywords: WSS / Eurostar, Inc., Gardena , Experiential Marketing Manager, Advertising , Gardena, California

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