Senior Marketing Manager

Accounts:                    Local & National Automotive/Technology/Lifestyle/Sports/Created Events

Location:                    Camarillo, CA (Los Angeles)


Position Summary:

Southport Marketing is a full-service experiential marketing and promotions firm that is currently seeking a Senior Marketing Manager with 5-8 years of event marketing and promotions experience to assist with our expanding business needs.

The ideal candidate is someone who has a positive attitude, a passion for the event marketing and experiential business, and believes in the team concept. Opportunity to work in an environment where individuals are given the room to grow and work independently, while being part of a great team that supports one another.

Position Responsibilities:    

  • Account Management for new and existing client accounts/projects
  • Develop strategic and creative event solutions and promotions
  • Evaluate & negotiate sponsorships
  • Create and manage project budgets
  • Coordinate, manage and execute events, projects and meetings (approximately 25% travel required)
  • Provide on-site management and implementation of local, regional and national programs
  • Ability to lead a team, partners and vendors in execution of programs and events
  • Consult and present program concepts to clients
  • Write and distribute project status reports, presentations and post event recaps
  • Support in new business prospecting

Required Qualifications (Southport Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer and reserves the right to assign other responsibilities as deemed necessary):

  • Bachelors’ Degree in related field or related experience
  • Minimum of 1-3 years agency/client service experience
  • Experience in the event and promotions business, including on-site event management
  • Proven success in building positive client relationships
  • Knowledge of Automotive industry a plus
  • Experience in Social Media, Digital and Internet Marketing a plus
  • Basic understanding of advertising and new media
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects at one time
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Travel and weekend work is required
  • Valid U.S. Drivers’ License and clean driving record

Resumes and cover letters should be sent to