Event Coordinator for Microsoft in Helsinki

Are you experienced with coordinating projects, and can you collaborate with a range of teams, stakeholders, and clients? Do you have a strong sense of initiative, an eye for detail, and a passion for perfectly executed events? Then you might just be the Event Coordinator we’re looking for to join our Microsoft team in Helsinki.

A digital leader within customer relations

Wunderman Thompson Centre of Excellence (CoE) for personalization is a unique organisation, delivering high-impact digital marketing experiences that enrich and evolve brand-consumer relationships.
With the brain of a consultancy and the heart of an agency, we work with some of the world’s most admired brands within sport, fashion, consumer goods, retail, travel & hospitality, pharma and finance.

What will your day look like?

In the role as Event Coordinator, you will be the point of contact when it comes to the execution of all digital and in-person events and act as the subject matter expert in modern marketing tools and services. You will be responsible for bringing together different elements in order to execute event briefs in a joined-up approach, which addresses client objectives and business challenges. More specifically, your tasks include:

  • Project coordination, execution, and management of in-person and digital events. This includes attending on-site events to ensure control and execution on time as well as coordinating materials (e.g. decks, videos, captioning, etc.) for digital events
  • Acting as the subject matter expert on events platforms through corporate support and self-training 
  • Training marketers on the utility of event platforms and educating local stakeholders on event services and tool capabilities
  • Planning events, including getting all materials ready, coordinating dry runs for each event, identifying potential issues before events, reporting on issues to request support as needed, etc.
  • Reporting to provide specific reviews and information to stakeholders, including budgeting, spending, etc. 
  • Obtaining insights and analyzing marketing activities to find patterns, best practices, and efficiencies
  • Maintaining a strong client-agency relationship; ensuring satisfaction and growth of the client account. An understanding of the clients’ business and marketing objectives is crucial, specifically on the programmes you are working on.

Who are you going to work with?

You will be working for Microsoft, a leading technology brand, managing all aspects of the client relationship. You will be reporting into Wunderman Thompson’s Western Europe Team Lead and work closely with local Microsoft stakeholders on a daily basis. 
Event Coordinators work in ‘blended’ teams and as such, you will be collaborating regularly with local team members, global peers, and multinational executional teams across the globe within the Wunderman Thompson network as well as the local and global Microsoft environment.

What do you bring to the table?

You have an appreciation and interest in marketing automation and events. You are a team player, who can collaborate with various teams on a local and global level, but also work under your own initiative. As a person, you are detail-oriented, with the ability to think through the right workflows, while simultaneously managing a large volume of operational excellence tasks to support the event focus within the company. In addition, you have: 

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree combined with a marketing and/or communication background
  • 1-3 years of experience with project or event coordination
  • Excellent client-management, client-facing, and project coordination skills enabling you to coordinate with multiple teams
  • A strong sense of initiative, proactivity, and ability to work under pressure
  • An interest in working in a global fast-paced environment 
  • Excellent adaptation skills and the ability to prioritize when needed
  • Fluency in English and Finnish, as you will be working with local stakeholders.

A global network

At Wunderman Thompson CoE for personalization, we are 500+ technology specialists, data scientists, strategic thinkers, consultants, operations experts and creative minds from 40+ nationalities who collaborate closely to help our clients inspire and engage consumers on five continents.
We are part of the global Wunderman Thompson network with 20,000 colleagues in 90 markets, and proud to be the Global Centre of Excellence for personalized customer experience and marketing automation.

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