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Events Planner I

Location: 

Trenton, NJ, US, 08648

Requisition ID:  7907

About Northstar New Jersey Lottery Group:
Northstar New Jersey Lottery Group, LLC (NSNJ) is the lottery growth management services provider selected by the New Jersey Lottery to supply game design, sales, marketing, and various other services under a 15-year agreement extending through June 2029. International Game Technology (IGT) and Scientific Games (SGMS), the world’s leading gaming companies, are members of NSNJ and provide services that help NSNJ support the New Jersey Lottery’s operations. Most recently, NSNJ helped the New Jersey Lottery set a new annual sales record of $3.29 billion and attain the highest level of independent certification for its Responsible Gaming program.

 

NSNJ and IGT are committed to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. All newly hired employees at NSNJ and IGT must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work unless they are approved for medical or religious accommodation.

 

 

 

Overview

The Event Planner is responsible for working with the Events and Promotions Manager in the planning and coordinating of the New Jersey Lottery’s branded experience at all events, promotions and sponsorships statewide.  The position is responsible for coordinating logistical elements required for on-site needs as determined by the Events and Promotions Manager. As a member of the promotions team, the Event Planner provides a range of administrative and marketing support duties related to the daily operations of the Promotions Department with a concentration in events and constantly strives to create branded experiences that drive consumer behavior.

 

Responsibilities

  • Executes promotions and events throughout the state as approved by the annual promotional plan
  • Liaises with the sales team to plan and coordinate individual promotions as approved by the management team
  • Supports Promotions Manager in creating briefs for valued-added promotional calendar
  • Accountable for success of promotional execution in terms of delivery against performance metrics, ROI goals
  • Coordinates the day to day timeline management for all aspects of planning and executing sponsorships, consumer, retailer and other New Jersey Lottery events
  • Coordinates procurement of promotional merchandise for organization
  • Liaises with local media stations to leverage and execute value-added opportunities
  • Interacts with the public at events to promote NJL’s mission and business objectives

 

 

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays
  • Good driving record and valid drivers' license
  • High energy, outgoing, friendly personality who enjoys meeting new people of all backgrounds and engaging them in our brand
  • Previous customer service and/or promotion experience preferred
  • Spanish speaking a plus

 

  • Physical requirements –
    • Ability to lift and carry 25 pounds
    • Ability to stand for long periods
    • Travel within the state 80% of the time
    • Ability to work both indoors and outdoors at festivals, concerts and sporting events

 

 

 

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership

 

 

IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, and to creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, covered veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable local, state, federal laws or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming.  For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Trenton
Nearest Secondary Market: Philadelphia