Experiential Event Manager

CPC Marketing LLC

CPC Marketing LLC (Create Play Connect), an award-winning, experiential marketing agency located in the Twin Cities area is looking for an EXPERIENTIAL EVENT MANAGER to join our team. CPC has a 30-year history of helping companies connect brands with consumers through turnkey experience marketing programs. We are a small agency that works with large clients so every member of our team is critical to our success.


Position Details

Experiential Event Manager
Twin Cities Metro
Eagan, MN

We are looking for a smart, affable, organized and determined individual to assist in the planning and execution of a large variety of programs. This person must have: excellent written and oral communication skills, attention to detail, the ability to work as part of a team and the ability to manage complex relationships. A working knowledge of experiential marketing and field activation is a plus. A bachelor’s degree in marketing or a related field is preferred.


Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in leading client approved programs from their inception through implementation. The project lifecycle consists of: approved concept, budget development, project plan/timelines, production, staffing and training, activation, post/during activation reporting.
  • Activate events in the field nationally including event setup and teardown, staff training and consumer interactions.
  • Manage the client day-to-day with support from Account Service, Support Staff and Creative leads.
  • Participate in ideation and brainstorming to deliver best-in-class solutions for clients.
  • Monitor equipment build-out production with an assigned Production Manager.
  • Assist in managing program budgets as well as being responsible for the overall profitability of programs.
  • Populate and deliver regular status updates.


  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage complex projects 
  • Exceptional communication skills – strong writing capabilities and effective oral communication skills 
  • Ability to foster positive internal and external relationships (including clients) 
  • Ability to be self-directed and work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team 
  • Willing to travel, often with limited advance notice 
  • Project a professional presence 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office


  • Comfortable in a start-up like environment, where everyone wears multiples hats and priorities regularly shift, to keep pace with rapid industry changes and organization growth 
  • Organized, self-sufficient, and comfortable multi-tasking. 
  • You’ll also need to work independently and efficiently without a large support staff 
  • Coordinate event logistics, proactively thinking through all pieces of an event and taking first pass at presenting project lead with best recommended action plan for facilitating a seamless event 
  • Actively participate in internal client brainstorming sessions by offering ideas for each project 
  • Create work plans/timelines 
  • Understand budget/financial management

This is a full-time position in a casual work environment offering benefits and paid time off.

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