Senior Event Manager

DreamBox Learning - Bellevue, Washington or Remote - Full time

About the Role:

We are seeking an enthusiastic, strategic, and highly organized Sr. Event Manager to produce sales & marketing VIP event, national conferences, and webinars from conception through completion. Our ideal candidate will have experience collaborating with C-suite employees and customers, be able to develop effective strategies, and execute memorable, results-driven event (in-person and virtual) that meet the intended goals from lead generation to brand awareness. S/he must be able to work well within time and budget constraints, yet still bring a highly creative flair to deliver superb experiences to event and tradeshow attendees. We need an organized, results-focused individual who has excellent verbal and written communication skills, remains calm under pressure, and is good at solving problems. If you have a track record of executing event with business impact, we’d love to meet you!

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Work with senior sales leadership and marketing teams to align event and tradeshow programs with overall business goals
  • Research, identify, and recommend appropriate event opportunities, bringing your understanding of the market and event program best practices
  • Ensure internal clients (sales, marketing, and executive teams) are kept abreast of overall program deliverables, as well as the details of all phases of the event, including goal setting and pre- and post-event activities
  • Identify and recommend ways to increase brand awareness, delight event attendees, and contribute to an exceptional event experience
  • Oversee all tradeshows logistics, including booking booth and meeting space, managing registration process, coordinating, packing, and sending exhibition material from the warehouse and returning exhibition materials to the warehouse
  • Lead the strategic planning of event promotional marketing campaigns and project management of the execution
  • Source and negotiate contracts with vendors and suppliers. Work with vendors (e.g. exhibit house, printers, etc.) to ensure timely, cost-effective, seamless execution
  • Maintain show and staff schedules, project checklist, and processes through exhibit management templates
  • Travel to and support onsite execution and management of key events, including show set-up and take-down, decision making to resolve issues, and serving as the overall hub of the onsite DreamBox team
  • Track expenses and assist in complete financial reconciliation
  • Ensure accurate processing of show leads in Marketo and distribution to sales team members
  • Provide clear, well-written ROI and impact reports understanding event contribution to sales leads and prospect/client engagement
  • Maintain program budgets, reporting, and ROI metrics

About You:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Event Planning and Marketing at a corporate/executive level with a good understanding of the B2B SaaS and/or Education markets
  • Expert planning, managing, and coordination skills
  • Creativity to produce memorable experiences to drive the best outcomes
  • Strong written, presentation, and verbal skills to showcase the event and tradeshow program to internal stakeholders
  • Ability to take decisive action to remedy onsite issues and minimize negative impact
  • Ability to work under pressure and deadlines
  • Outstanding project management, communication, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to oversee multiple projects independently
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • BSc/BA in PR, marketing, hospitality management, or related field is preferred
  • CTSM, CME, CMP, or CEM certified a plus
  • Willing to travel up to 30% (seasonal, depending on event schedules)
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

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About Us: Right now, even though STEM skills are increasingly important, over 60% of students in Kindergarten through 8th grade are not proficient in math or literacy at their own grade-level. The pandemic has increased the opportunity gap for our most vulnerable students. As a society, we need to bring together our best, most creative minds to tackle this critical problem and ensure all kids are successful in math and school and have the tools they need to reach their potential. This includes developing the most innovative learning technology using advanced data science in a way that inspires students and empowers teachers. Come help us make a difference at DreamBox Learning.

We’re passionate about our mission to radically transform the way the world learns. Today, our Intelligent Adaptive Learning platform – with its rigorous curriculum and game-based environment – is helping 5 million kids and over 150,000 educators improve math achievement and build a love of math at the same time. In the wake of COVID-19, and the broad range of learning experiences: in-person, all virtual and hybrid models, we are uniquely positioned to bring our best-in-class adaptive learning platform to more students and provide Educators and Parents with insights into their student’s learning.

We offer a flexible, hybrid work solution once it is safe to go back into the office. We are all 100% remote at this time.

At DreamBox, we believe diversity is an essential strength. That’s why we’re committed to providing an inclusive culture, an equitable work environment, and creating the most effective educational products that celebrate the diversity in students, families, communities, and the world. We know that talent exists everywhere, but opportunity does not. Therefore, we are a proud equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, but we don’t make these commitments simply because they’re required by law. We hold ourselves to a higher standard and make these commitments so that everyone at DreamBox can bring their full selves to our important mission. Our identities matter, and in order to create a more just, equitable world, we know it begins with DreamBox being an inclusive workplace that serves as a model for that change.

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