Marketing Event Coordinator

Leuven, Belgium.

Full-time.


Job Description

THEOplayer is looking for an Marketing Event Coordinator to help us meet our ambitious growth objectives in the online video industry. We are looking for a charismatic and motivational high-potential who can help take our worldwide business to the next level. The role reports directly to the Director of Demand Generation and will be responsible for managing and growing our already significant customer base.

THEOplayer is one of the fastest growing technology companies in Belgium. We are an ambitious team disrupting the online video industry. Working for THEOplayer requires a can-do, take charge attitude, tons of energy, passion and enthusiasm for your work, an insatiable appetite to learn new things, and an excellent sense of humor. You need to love the challenges and atmosphere of a fast-moving and ambitious environment. Our team is growing extremely fast today. Over the last 20 months our team grew from the 3 people to a team of 50 ambitious people today. We expect our team to grow to around 70 people by end of 2018.

THEOplayer is a recognized innovative market leader and award winning HTML5 based video player for streaming content on the web for a world-class viewer experience without plugins. THEOplayer offers a perfect marriage between the needs of the broadcaster and viewer. THEOplayer has support for HLS and MPEG-DASH fully in HTML5. It removes the need for plug-ins such as Flash or Silverlight, or streaming video content with multiple protocols, and dramatically simplifies distributing video content online. In 2016 and 2017 THEOplayer was named winner of the European Streaming Media Readers’ Choice awards as best Video Player Solution.

THEOplayer has a global customer base which covers all regions and industry segments. We are powering some of the largest streaming services in the world including: Telenet, CNN, Swisscom, Telegraaf Media Groep, NBC, VRT, Ericsson, Cisco, France Televisions, Telia, NASDAQ, among many others.

THEOplayer is looking for a bright, curious, and driven individual to join our passionate marketing and communication team. You will work within a fast paced, exciting, and dynamic environment and make sure the marketing and communication plans get executed within time and budget to achieve the goals of brand development and awareness, lead generation and customer success. THEOplayer is a high growth scale-up company looking for a roll-up-your sleeves marketer to help propel growth.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Organize 10+ industry events around the globe.
  • Create outstanding booth designs and on point messaging together with Graphical Design.
  • Build attractive event landing pages to maximize lead generation.
  • Order and design all marketing collateral to be handed out during the event.
  • Organize team attendance as well as flights and hotels together with the Office Manager.
  • Control the end-to-end budget together with the director of Demand Generation.
  • Play a leading role in the creation of event-dedicated apps or demo’s.
  • Organize 2 customer evening gala’s for our key customers at our main events in NAB Las Vegas and IBC Amsterdam.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in organizing industry events.
  • You are entrepreneurial, creative and energetic.
  • You meet deadlines in a demanding environment.
  • You are a stickler for getting the message right.
  • You are precise and detail-oriented.
  • You are able to understand and familiarize yourself quickly with technical products.
  • You role up your sleeves to get things done in a team environment.
  • You are comfortable with working collaboratively with many personality types (personalities), cultures and time zones, and are able to stay focused in a shifting landscape.
  • You are a team player who naturally collaborates with cross-functional teams.

You have lots of energy, passion, humor and enthusiasm.


What we offer

  • A versatile full-time job in the animated city Leuven.
  • A competitive salary with plenty of extra benefits.
  • The opportunity to work for an exciting start-up conquering the world.
  • A place to learn and get in touch with the cutting edge of online video.
  • The company itself is doing exceptionally well. For career-motivated people, there will be upward mobility.
  • A stimulating working environment.
  • Nice and passionate colleagues.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Regular and fun team activities.

Does this sound interesting you?

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@theoplayer.com. We look forward to hearing from you.




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