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Events Marketing Coordinator

Location:
Santa Clara, California, 95051, United States
Posted:
April 05, 2012
Email:
h8lfqc@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
*************@*****.***


Pooja Jain

Santa Clara, CA | 909-***-**** | h8lfqc@r.postjobfree.com

http://www.linkedin.com/in/aquapooja

Summary

Pooja Jain has extensive experience in Events Marketing and Public Relations. Highly proficient in

planning multiple events, marketing activities and communication strategies. Pooja holds a Post Graduate

Diploma in Advertising and Marketing along with a Bachelors in Commerce and has most recently worked

as an Events Marketing Coordinator for Esri.

Skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Exceedingly detail oriented and highly organized

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, while meeting deadlines

Solid problem solving ability

Fast learner

Thrives in fast paced environment

Proficient in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) Sharepoint, FileMaker Pro, AutoCAD 2010

Experience

Events Marketing Coordinator

Esri, Redlands, CA (04/2008 to 03/2011)

Responsibilities

● Project manager for over 100 trade shows per year, both domestic and international

● Planning and executing events from inception to completion

● Drive the project plan for each event including securing booth space, planning, creating booth

designs, staffing, shipping, graphics, pre show promotions, on site logistics

● Maintaining budgets and time lines for each event

● Negotiating with third party vendors and show organizers

Key Achievements

● Managed multiple Information Desks at the Esri International Users’ Conference (Held annually in

San Diego, attracts over 14,000 attendees)

● Developed creative booth designs for other Esri hosted Conferences

● Documented training manuals and instruction catalogs

● Key point of contact for content management on SharePoin site for the team

● Documented and maintained standard operating procedures for key processes

Account Executive – Public Relations

Vaishnavi Corporate Communications, Bangalore, India (12/2005 to 09/2006)

Responsibilities

● Writing and issuing press releases

● Pitching stories with media

● Crafting briefings, pitches for press briefings/one-to-one interactions

● Organizing press conferences

● Insertion of by lined articles into selected sections in publications

● Developing a rapport with the media

● Ensuring clients are part of all industry stories

Key Achievements

● Responsible for profiling the then M.D. of Nortel Networks India, and did extensive media

interactions to reemphasize their business.

● Explored different aspects of eBay India such as eBay’s entrepreneurship platform and eBay’s

charity programs focusing on both regional and national media

● Was the key link between the client and media for Sun Microsystems. Initiated stories on Sun’s

OpenSolaris BeleniX software in leading national publications

● Other clients included Tata Elxsi, Tata Consultancy Services, HCL InfoSystems, Barista Coffee

and AAMT (American Association for Medical Transcription)

Account Executive – Public Relations

Commstrat, Bangalore, India (07/2004 to 12/2005)

Responsibilities

● Preparing media lists

● Writing and issuing press releases

● Pitching stories with media

● Crafting briefings, pitches for press briefings/one-to-one interactions

● Organizing press conferences

● Developing a rapport with the media

● Ensuring clients are part of all industry stories

Key Achievements

● Responsible for building Snecma’s (now known as SAFRAN- a French major in aviation industry)

brand image in India

● Provided voluntary PR services for Rotary Club of Bangalore, including authoring articles which

were published every week in leading national newspapers

● Other clients included Serena Software Inc, Intacct Corporation, Ochoa Labs, Svizera Healthcare

and QSIT (Quality Solutions for Information Technology).

Education

Post Graduate Diploma in Advertising and Marketing (2003)

H.B. College of Communications and Management, Bangalore, India

Bachelors in Commerce (2001)

University of Bangalore, India