About the Role:
CrowdStrike is looking for a seasoned Sr. Events Manager to join our fast growing team and company. The primary focus of this role is to plan, manage, recommend, collaborate, and coordinate between stakeholders to deliver experiential events whether virtual, physical, or hybrid. You will interface with the broader marketing, product, and internal support teams to ensure both our external and internal events reflect our company’s strategy and vision. This role will also build relationships and collaborate with marketing managers, product managers, solutions architects, and business developers to help create unique content showcases for events. The Sr. Events Manager plays a critical role in bringing our brand and messaging to life through engaging and memorable events that ultimately drive demand and sales pipeline. The ideal candidate brings a proven track record of flawless event planning and execution, effective communication, and project management.
Additional Locations: REMOTE
What You’ll Need (5-7 maximum bullet points):
10+ years corporate event planning and tradeshow experience, preferably at a SaaS-based B2B technology company
Skilled negotiator and ability to foster consultative relationships to achieve results
Ability to assertively project manage teams and hold team members accountable for deliverables.
Extensive knowledge in managing events from conception to completion, including digital event platforms, complex logistics, venue liaison, production, speaker sourcing, budget management and onsite execution
Demonstrates strong critical thinking skills and ability to problem solve and come up with solutions and recommendations.
Collaborate, consult and influence leaders and stakeholders within the function, across functions and outside of the organization.
Analyzes data and provides insights as a result for future executions to ensure we are optimizing our event marketing investments and aligning our event strategy to our campaigns and business objectives.
Effective budget management and budget reconciliation.
Exceptional project management, and time management skills – highly organized, detail focused, results-driven, and accountable with the ability to handle high pressure last-minute, urgent requests
Demonstrate strong understanding of various digital and virtual event technologies and applicability to different programs.
Bonus Points (3-5 maximum bullet points):
Exceptional communication skills, including strong verbal and Powerpoint skills, ability to present at all levels of the organization
Define and execute internal and external event awareness and communication plans and associated deliverables. Including but not limited to email invitations, web pages, direct mail, social media, PR, and webinars.
Strong attention to detail, excellent customer service and creativity in problem-solving
Evaluate event performance, including post event analysis, de-briefs and wrap-up reports