Annie Thompson

Annie Thompson

Google Fiber - Events and Programming Manager

Location
Austin, Texas (Austin, Texas Area)
Industry
Marketing and Advertising

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Annie Thompson's Overview

Current
  • Events and Programming Manager - Google Fiber at Google
Past
  • Events and Programming Manager - Google Fiber at Google
  • Event Manager - Google Fiber at MKTG INC
  • Associate Producer at MKTG INC
  • Marketing Coordinator - Account Service at Gragg Advertising
  • Account & Field Coordinator at Department Zero
  • Account Services Intern at Department Zero
  • Sales & Service Coordinator at Trapp & Company
  • Server at The Wagon Wheel
  • Sales Associate at Trapp & Company
Education
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

Annie Thompson's Experience

Events and Programming Manager - Google Fiber

Google

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; GOOG; Internet industry

June 2014Present (4 months) Austin, Texas

Events and Programming Manager - Google Fiber

Google

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; GOOG; Internet industry

January 2013June 2014 (1 year 6 months) kansas city, missouri area

Event Manager - Google Fiber

MKTG INC

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; CMKG; Marketing and Advertising industry

May 2012January 2013 (9 months) Kansas City

•Support to senior & executive producers on Google Fiber launch events in Kansas City

•Focus on programming approach, planning and development

•Management of pop-up community event venue, Fiber Space Lounge, hosting events for audiences of 100+

•Manage, lead & inspire event team coordinators

•Work with leaders of outside businesses and organizations to produce engaging, unique community events

•Assistance in training and scheduling of 60+ field team members

•Security, check-in and hospitality detail for Google Fiber product launch with 200+ guests, on-site staff & contractors

•Vendor sourcing; including caterers, venue & supply rentals, photo/video detail, etc.

•Management of CMS housing events calendar on google.com/fiber

•Ensure Fiber Space Lounge is prepped for all events; AV requirements, setup of space, staffing needs

•Work with core management staff on a daily basis: weekly status meetings and metric reviews to agency and client

Associate Producer

MKTG INC

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; CMKG; Marketing and Advertising industry

March 2012June 2012 (4 months) Kansas City, Missouri Area

•Support to senior & executive producers on ideation for Google Fiber experiential launch events in KCK & KCMO

•Relationship building & contact with vendors for event material & collateral fabrication

•Created proposed daily event calendar for 45 day timeline for field activation

•Brought opportunities for negotiations for local brand and sponsorship agreements

•Facilitated weekly programming reviews and status updates for in-market sponsorship & grassroots opportunities

Marketing Coordinator - Account Service

Gragg Advertising

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

October 2011March 2012 (6 months) Kansas City, Missouri Area

Coordinate and manage client accounts that primarily surround the educational industry. I work with clients, representing their business and marketing efforts, ensuring all print, PPC/SEM, SEO, traditional media and pay-per-lead campaigns are successful.

- Direct Client Communication & Services
- Project Management & Coordination
- Campaign Analysis & Strategy Implementation
- Creative brainstorming & proofing
- Vendor management

Account & Field Coordinator

Department Zero

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

August 2010September 2011 (1 year 2 months) Kansas City, MO

• Daily point of contact for clients including: Southwest Airlines, McDonalds Co-Op via Bernstein Rein, Verizon Wireless, Houlihan’s Restaurant Inc.,TGIFriday’s Denver via Philosophy Communications, GM‐Chevrolet
• Coordination in social media management for experiential programs, including work in Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare and YouTube
• Daily management of financials for accounts
• Responsible for creation of proposals & estimates, project scopes, program recaps
• Creation and start up of proprietary programs, turnkey events & national tours
• Management of online database for daily program recaps, sweepstakes & register to win entries

Account Services Intern

Department Zero

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Marketing and Advertising industry

June 2010August 2010 (3 months)

Working on various experiential marketing accounts; responsibilities include assisting both account and staffing teams in event preparation and set up, event research
Account assistance for 6-week campaign coordinating with Bernstein-Rein agency on the Kansas City McDonalds Crave Crew; responsibilities included area activation scheduling & research, assistance in street team training, presence in all client meetings and creation of event recaps, responsibility for asset tracking on agency owned McDonald's branded SmartCar and variety of premium giveaways
Worked as an Event Manager on various active campaigns including McDonalds Crave Crew and Time Warner Road Runner Block Party

Sales & Service Coordinator

Trapp & Company

October 2009May 2010 (8 months) Kansas City, MO

During my time at Trapp and Company I served as an executive assistant to the president/CEO and the two head event designers. Tasks included writing and delivering contracts to current clients for upcoming events, management of orders,shipments and deliveries of linens, florals, etc. for upcoming events and extensive consierge service management.
Assisted in the launch of Twitter and Facebook accounts for the business.

Server

The Wagon Wheel

August 2007August 2009 (2 years 1 month)

Good times at a Lawrence, KS landmark.
Hot pizza, cold beer.

http://www.facebook.com/thewagonwheel
@thewagonwheel

Sales Associate

Trapp & Company

December 2005January 2009 (3 years 2 months)

I seasonally worked at Trapp & Co. in Kansas City, MO throughout my time in college as a sales associate in the store and on event sites as an assistant coordinator and photographer.

Annie Thompson's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Event Planning & Community Involvement Advisor - Missouri Alpha Chapter

      Pi Beta Phi Fraternity
      • Education
      January 2010 May 2012 (2 years 5 months)

Annie Thompson's Skills & Expertise

  1. Event Management
  2. Facebook
  3. SEM
  4. Email Marketing
  5. Social Media
  6. Event Producing
  7. Marketing Strategy
  8. Field Marketing
  9. Experiential Events
  10. Train Staff
  11. Venue Management
  12. Radio Promotions
  13. Account Management
  14. Marketing
  15. Event Planning
  16. Marketing Communications
  17. Direct Marketing
  18. Sponsorship
  19. Brand Development
  20. Guerrilla Marketing
  21. Lead Generation
  22. Brand Management
  23. Budgets
  24. Leadership

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Annie Thompson's Education

University of Kansas

Bachelors, Communications; Concentration in PR & Business

20052009

Major - Mass Communications
Member - Pi Beta Phi sorority
International Study - Consortium Institute of Management & Business Analysis

Activities and Societies: Pi Beta Phi Sorority, Consortium Institute for Management & Business Analysis - Paderno del Grappa Italy, KU Sports Marketing Club

Consortium Institute of Management and Business Analysis

of study, International Business & Communications

20082008

Received Certification in Rapport Leadership International - Leadership Breakthrough 1 & Kepner-Tregoe - Decision Analysis workshop

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