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Corporate Events Director – MathWorks

Company Name: MathWorks
Location: Natick, MA
Type: Full Time

Job Description:

MathWorks has a hybrid work model that enables staff members to split their time between office and home. The hybrid model provides the advantage of having both in-person time with colleagues and flexible at-home life optimizations. Seeking a seasoned event marketing professional to build out and lead a world-class Corporate Events team and help MathWorks strategically scale its largest customer-facing and internal events.This position will sit at our corporate headquarters located in Natick, MA. MathWorks has a hybrid work model that enables staff members to split their time between office and home. MathWorks nurtures growth, appreciates diversity, encourages initiative, values teamwork, shares success, and rewards excellence.


  • Lead all aspects of in-person and online event planning and execution, including budgeting, site selection, content and program management, audio/visual production, registration, logistics, and post-event evaluation.
  • Develop scalable event strategies, leverage best practices and processes, and propose initiatives that anticipate and reflect the changing needs of the company and industry trends.
  • Develop and lead a high-performance event management team, leveraging existing event planning and execution resources within the company, as well as recruiting external talent
  • Partner with senior decision-makers to define event objectives, schedules, required resources and measures of success for all events. Develop and present proposals to senior managers and other internal stakeholders, as appropriate
  • Collaborate and coordinate with international field teams, internal support teams (e.g., audio/visual, travel, facilities) and other cross-functional departments to ensure flawless planning and execution of events
  • Work with adjacent teams on development of effective experiential marketing and promotional strategies
  • Prepare RFPs for event services, negotiate and execute contracts/agreements with venues, speakers, transportation and audio-visual companies, and other ancillary services for all events
  • Manage all relevant vendor and staff resources on-site to ensure flawless execution of events
  • Document and continuously improve all event related processes


  • A bachelor’s degree and 7 years of professional work experience (or equivalent experience) is required. 2 years management experience is required.

Additional Qualifications

  • 10+ years of event and experiential marketing experience in the high technology or software industry required
  • 5+ years of direct management experience required
  • A proven track record of planning and executing complex, large-scale events (5000+ participants); demonstrated experience leading global event programs consisting of in-person, virtual, and hybrid formats
  • Superior negotiation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with executive management and outside vendors
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to demonstrate event ROI
  • Experience implementing event and project management systems (e.g., Cvent, Jira)
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