Strategic Event Manager



Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

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Job Category

Marketing & Communications

Job Details

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We are looking for an experienced hard worker event professional who is excited by the challenge of delivering large scale innovative programs

This position is part of our dynamic World Tours team and will assist in prioritizing and planning multiple large scale events globally each year.

This role will be responsible for:

  • Completing all areas of the World Tour events and other marketing projects as needed

  • Understanding the Salesforce brand and product positioning with the ability to ensure consistent, on-brand messaging

  • Leading multiple, sophisticated timetables successfully in a collaborative very fast paced environment

  • Leading external relationships (agencies, vendors) and work with cross-functional internal teams; creative services, interactive, marketing ops, which support direct efforts and collaborate closely to develop and efficiently implement programs

  • Lead, influence and work across organizational boundaries, including a broad range of peers and executives

  • Research and reporting on creative event options and problem solving, based on program format and budget

  • Crafting pre-event planning decks and post event summary decks for all partners

  • Evaluating event performance, post-event return on investment tracking, and wrap-up reports

Ideally your DNA includes these super hero talents:

  • 5+ years successful event & project management experience planning large, complex events. Preferably in a B2B, high-tech, fast-paced environment.

  • Proven effectiveness in contract negotiations

  • Experience managing complex event budgets

  • Excellent problem-solving skills with ability to creatively negotiate demands

  • Results-oriented, customer driven, organized with attention to detail

  • Ability to assess and prioritize workload in a strict deadline oriented environment

  • Thrive on teamwork and overcoming obstacles

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills, with the ability to proactively address client's needs

  • Solid understanding of event technology

  • Excellent project management skills and a desire to improve current processes

  • Understand event audience acquisition and how to hit registration goals and attendance targets

  • Deep comfort level with program analysis, measurement, reporting and pipeline impact.

  • You are collaborative, proactive, creative, entrepreneurial, have a healthy appetite for feedback, and thrive in high-pressure situations.

  • In-depth knowledge of software programs (specifically Google Workspace, Slack,Quip, ExCel and PowerPoint) is necessary

  • Ability to travel 35-45% to event locations globally

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.


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For Washington-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $121,800 to $167,400.

For California-based roles, the base salary hiring range for this position is $132,800 to $182,600.

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