Omaha, NE - Event Marketing Manager

| Omaha, NE, USA
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Meet Leaf Home, the leading provider of technology-driven home solutions that is on a mission to make homeownership easy. With more than 50% of consumers worried about the cost and effort of home maintenance, we focus on delivering remarkable, end-to-end experiences. Trusted by more than 1 million homeowners across US and Canada, Leaf Home is America's largest Direct to Consumer full-service provider of branded home services and products. Leaf Home and its products, including the patented LeafFilter gutter protection system, have earned numerous awards and recognition from Good Housekeeping, Qualified Remodeler, Angi, Consumer Reports, This Old House and other consumer review platforms.
Powered by people, Leaf Home's innovative products and services are delivered with convenience, trust, and quality via 200+ regional sales and installation offices along with comprehensive field support offices in New York and Hudson, Ohio. We believe we win together. Leaf Home has been consistently named one of the fastest growing private companies by Inc 5000 and recognized as a top employer nationally. Benefits of working at Leaf Home are wide-ranging and include:
Industry-best compensation packages | Fully paid health, dental, vision insurance | 401k with company match | Paid Time Off including paid parental leave | Individualized career development programs | On-demand lunch program | Childcare assistance | Free gym membership | Employee assistance programs, including legal, financial planning, and counseling | Employee discount marketplace | Employee Resource Groups such as VetConnect, DEI Committee, Women's Committee
Apply today and together we will unlock millions of customers' dream homes and your dream career at Leaf Home.
Position Summary: The Event Marketing Manager I is responsible for recruiting, hiring, training, developing, and managing a team of Event Marketers to build brand awareness and generate sales leads throughout their designated local market. In addition, they are responsible for sourcing DTC events, managing budgets, resource planning, staff schedules and successful event execution.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and drive event-based marketing initiatives to generate sales leads for sales representative follow up.
  • Identify, schedule, and plan event calendar for team of Event Marketers in assigned territory.
  • Responsible for budgeting and staffing for identified local events.
  • Attend trade shows, home shows, fairs, festivals, and community events and manage event marketing team in generating new sales leads.
  • Assist in distributing event marketing material and equipment set up and tear down.
  • Collaborate with the local Operation and Installation Mangers to grow brand presence within the local market.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and develop Event Marketers and create accountability through established goals and KPIs.
  • Assist in development of timelines, organizational plans, and internal communications for cohesiveness and transparency in local market.
  • Track and report event metrics to evaluate performance and ROI of events
  • Responsible for exceeding sales lead quotas based upon established KPIs.
  • Ability to work evenings and/or weekends and pre-scheduled events.
  • Travel within the assigned territory as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Experience and Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Experience within event marketing or a related field.
  • Experience in lead generation and/or experiential marketing.
  • Experience with limited/single market budgeting and planning in multiple markets.
  • Some knowledge of current best practices and new strategies for event marketing.
  • Some experience recruiting, onboarding, and training marketing and show staff.
  • Ability to juggle various work activities and shift their attention from one task to another to meet the demands of different stakeholders without "dropping the ball."
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-energy, team-oriented environment and have a "roll up your sleeves" and "win every day" mentality.
  • Hold oneself accountable and responsible while being self-driven in accomplishing goals.
  • Detail-oriented and can focus on task at hand by finding the most efficient and effective pathway to completion.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels to communicate with internal and external stakeholders articulately.
  • Ability to logically connect ideas, scrutinize and evaluate arguments, find inconsistencies and errors in work, solve complex problems, and engage in reflection.
  • Ability to provide timely and empathetic service through all communication channels keeping peer and customer needs first.
  • Must hold a valid driver's license.
  • Must have reliable transportation to/from job site to perform job duties.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and/or Access).
  • Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:

  • Management position in Direct-to-Consumer marketing.
  • Experience in home improvement event marketing

Travel Requirements:

  • 25%-50% domestic travel required.

Overtime/Additional Hours Requirements:

  • Additional hours may be required (exempt positions).

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal Office Environment and field office/manufacturing/construction environment.
  • Performs indoor work in a climate-controlled environment and performs work outside in varying temperatures and climates.
  • Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Leaf Home is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create an environment that embraces differences and fosters inclusion.
Equal Opportunity Statement
Leaf Home will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, results of genetic testing, veteran status, or physical/mental disability (except where the disability prevents the individual from being able to perform the essential functions of the job and cannot be reasonably accommodated in full compliance with the law).

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An Insider's view of Leaf Home

What are some social events your company does?

We have a weekly winner program in which employees are nominated for recognition for living the values and behaviors of the company. The winning employee gets recognition from our CEO and is invited to join an exclusive quarterly outing in celebration of the win. #WinningEveryday is one of our mantras.


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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Departments collaborate all of the time, whether in person or over virtual meetings. Ideas and suggestions are always welcome because we all understand the greater goal is to make homeownership easier.


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How has your career grown since starting at the company?

4 years ago, I started out in reception and now I manage a series of corporate communications for Leaf Home. There are opportunities to move up or make a strategic vertical move. Cross-training is always welcomed and encouraged to better yourself.


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How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Montly, employee feedback surveys are sent out. This is where ideas can be shared openly, we have a formal ideas submission process. Every quarter the winning ideas are credited to the submitter, promoted through communication channels and pursued by the business.


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What are some things you learned at the company?

Leaf Home provides learning opportunities for management, behavioral, and technical education. Whether it's problem-solving, understanding your team better, or finding advances in automation, a team that is always learning can adapt better to future roadblocks.


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What are Leaf Home Perks + Benefits

Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Quarterly engagement surveys
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Employee awards
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Wellness days
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Fitness stipend
Mother's room
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Promote from within
Mentorship program

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