Worldwide Marketing Event Manager

at Puppet, Inc. Portland, OR

Hi, I’m Alanna Brown, Sr. Director of Field Marketing and Community Relations at Puppet,

I’m looking for a Worldwide Event Marketing Manager to join our team to manage the execution of and logistics for our worldwide program of events.

Meaningful work you’ll contribute:

  • Advance engagement within our target markets to increase Puppet’s brand awareness and engagement.
  • Drive the development and execution of programs successfully across various types of events including: industry trade shows, smaller regional events and executive dinners.
  • Own executing and constantly improving events logistics and processes to ensure optimal results. 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to own the definition and execution of Puppet’s events

You are: 

  • Flexible and adaptable. You love a fast-paced, ever changing work environment, and are energetic and calm under pressure.
  •  A skilled negotiator with a knack for developing creative solutions when resources are limited. 
  • Scrappy and self-directed. You are skilled at autonomously driving projects in a startup environment with minimal guidance. You roll up your sleeves and drive execution and results. 

Valuable experiences and skills you’ll bring to Puppet:

  • 5 years experience in event industry required, including, but not limited to: event execution, logistics management, venue negotiations, vendor management, budget management for events such as trade shows, roadshows and proprietary events.
  • 2-3 years experience managing software user conferences.
  • Skilled cross functional project manager
  • Event software, SFDC and Marketo experience in regards to lead management and event contribution preferred.
  • Strong understanding of demand generation practices.
  • Experience working with sales teams and technical experts.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to thrive on cross-functional teams.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through skills.
  • Budget-minded, enjoys numbers and meticulous tracking event metrics.
  • Solutions oriented and relentlessly interested in continuous improvement.

Essential Functions:

  • Requires logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Requires contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, virtual meetings, VOIP or otherwise) and working and interacting in a group or team.
  • Ability to collaborate across groups in fast paced, dynamic environment both in-person and virtually
  • Requires the ability to perform physical activities, including but not limited to, walking, standing, sitting for long periods of time, lifting items up to 35 lbs. and/or using, handling and controlling tools
  • Ability to travel up to 40% including international travel

*Visa Sponsorship

Please note, this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

About Puppet

Puppet’s core mission is to eliminate soul crushing work. We created the industry standard for managing infrastructure as code. And we didn’t stop there—our product portfolio has grown to help organizations automate across their entire software delivery lifecycle. With more than two-thirds of Fortune 100 companies using Puppet’s open source or commercial products, our code is helping power thousands of organizations across the world.

As the industry leader in DevOps solutions, we realize that our success is a collective effort; all made possible by the incredible people working here, our customers, partners, and Puppet community. Our culture is built on positivity, diversity, inclusivity and support—and we seek people who are resilient, entrepreneurial-minded, team players who continually strive to be incrementally better every single day. In our work together we aim to be curious, accountable, empathetic and, above all, collaborative. If this sounds like the environment you’d thrive in, why not say hello?

Learn more about Puppet by checking out the values we live by and the awesome benefits and perks we offer employees!

Puppet is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact +1-877-575-9775 for assistance.

 

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An equal opportunity employer

Puppet is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact recruiter@puppet.com for assistance.

Staffing agencies: We do not accept unsolicited resumes. If you are not an approved Recruiting Partner and have not been approved to submit candidates for specific positions, we will not accept your submission. If you submit anyway, we will consider it a gift, free of charge! If you are interested in becoming an approved Recruiting Partner, please send an email request to recruiter@puppet.com.

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