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Event Marketing Manager


Posted by Ruger Firearms on 11/09/2022

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Hunting/Shooting

Job Categories: Events, Marketing & Digital Marketing

Company Type: DoesnotApply



Country: United States

Required Experience:

Job Type: Full Time


Required to Relocate: No

Required to Travel: Yes

Employee May Telecommute: Yes

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

Position Summary

Ruger is seeking an Event Marketing Manager to lead the execution of event marketing plans including event production, trade show management and sales support. The Event Marketing Manager will report to the Director of Marketing Operations.



  • Exceptional project management skills.
  • Strong managerial skills and ability to lead a team.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, spanning across sales, marketing and product management functions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills when interacting not only internally with colleagues, but also externally with industry partners and external vendors.
  • Exceptional communication skills, especially written.
  • Wide breadth of traditional marketing skills, with the ability to move between strategic planning and ideation, as well as hands-on execution.
  • Ability to recognize new marketing trends and experiment with them, innovate and create new strategies that attract customers and help us succeed over the competition.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Event Production / Trade Show Management – Execute end-to-end event details including sponsorship, staff, travel, marketing materials and shipping coordination for B2B and B2C trade shows and sponsored events. To include major trade shows, regional shows / events, sales driven promotions, store-within-a-store locations and other corporate / sales / marketing events.
  • Budget / Vendor Management – Source, negotiate with and track all event related expenses, partners, vendors and suppliers.



  • Event management and coordination.
  • Firearms industry experience preferred.
  • Corporate marketing and/or agency experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in marketing, communication or business administration preferred.


Additional Requirements: 
Must be able to successfully pass a drug and background screen. 

Salary: D.O.E-Please include your salary requirements with your resume.


Additional benefits to becoming a member of our team:

  • Competitive compensation package including competitive salary, profit share and bonus (bonus and profit sharing based on company performance)*
  • Health benefits including medical, dental, and vision
  • Life and Retirement benefits including 401k match, discretionary supplemental 401k contribution, basic and supplemental life options, as well as short- and long-term disability plans
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Relocation Assistance is available for the right candidate.
  • Desirable work/life balance utilizing a hybrid work schedule is available.


Applications will be reviewed as received.  If we have further interest, we will reach out to you directly.  Thank you, for your interest in Ruger Firearms.


*Quarterly profit sharing for associates is based on the Company’s profits earned for the quarter.  Visit our website at relations to view earnings statements.


About Ruger Firearms

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. is one of the nation's leading manufacturers of rugged, reliable firearms for the commercial sporting market. With products made in America, Ruger offers consumers almost 800 variations of more than 40 product lines, across both the Ruger and Marlin brands. For almost 75 years, Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. has been a model of corporate and community responsibility. Our motto, "Arms Makers for Responsible Citizens®," echoes our commitment to these principles as we work hard to deliver quality and innovative firearms.