As Associate Program Manager, Corporate Sponsorship Events (Motorsports) & Special Event Marketing, your primary responsibility is to develop strategies and execute a wide variety in-person VIP corporate sponsorship motorsport events domestically and internationally that deliver against business objectives, financial targets, ROI, advance the NetApp’s brand, products, and services. Your events will create brand awareness, generate leads and pipeline as well as position NetApp as a thought-leader through both industry and NetApp led activities. In conjunction with our global motorsport corporate sponsorships with Aston Martin F1, Ducati Moto GP and Porsche Formula E, you will produce VIP experiences including drive days, VIP race weekends and business forums. You will create events from start-to-finish that include racetrack hospitality, receptions, dinners, parties, music concerts, award shows, product launches, experiential activations, and tech forums. You will own and drive the discovery, design, development, delivery and post event reporting and budget reconciliation. You will actively manage end-to-end project, budget, and timeline (including event logistics, financial management, fabrication / graphic / production timelines, vendor timelines, creative deliverables).
You thrive with cross-department collaboration, are highly organized as well as creative and have hands-on approach with your event management style. You enjoy working in a dynamic and global environment.
You will work closely with our cross functional teams to plan and execute events at the highest level and will continuously raise the bar on content and the customer experience with the goal of educating new and existing customers. You will form a strong relationship with our corporate sponsorship partners and internal Marketing program managers to contribute to the program strategy and planning. Corporate Sponsorship & Special Event Marketing demands creativity and energy combined with attention to detail and an ability to multitask while working in a fast-moving environment.
This role can be based in Europe of the USA.