Director of Global Events – Unity 

Company Name: Unity 
Location:
Bellevue, WA
Type:
Full Time

Job Description:

Unity is looking for an experienced Global Events Head to lead all aspects of strategy and execution of major events such as GDC, Siggraph and Unite, Unity’s premiere event for our users and customers. You bring significant experience producing large scale events and can lead and evolve Unity’s strategy to meet the pace of a fast-growing, global company. To succeed, you will need to be highly collaborative, creative, and engaged!

As a Director of Global Events at Unity, you will be passionate about high-impact pivotal initiatives that support brand awareness, recognition and penetration for our company. In this role, you will lead and drive the strategy, implement, and measure the impact of our portfolio of events. In addition to growing and supporting the team, you will own and lead corporate events on a global scale and help us build Unity into a world class brand.

This position isn’t just about repeating the current playbook. We want someone who will come to Unity with fresh ideas and new thinking including using emerging technologies and platforms to engage our very active, passionate, and engaged user base! You and your team will partner closely with the Communications, Brand/Creative and Business Unit marketing teams, amongst other departments.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Build and lead the full global events strategy and plan; including being accountable for the appropriate KPIs, targets and success metrics
  • Develop a well-formed, 360 degree strategy for carrying out events on a global scale (as applicable) to ensure close alignment with targeted outcomes
  • Ensure that throughout planning, strategizing and executing, aspirations such as: growing brand awareness, audience generation, contributing value, setting outstanding experience etc are always infused as part of our strategy
  • Ensure a clear well carried out cadence of activities that will support building company’s brand awareness and market visibility
  • Run and lead all aspects of global events, working within budget parameters, meeting timeline and deadlines, as well as supervising operations and quality of execution
  • Demonstrate big thinking, orientation to details, full rounded understanding of mission and impact for the corp even channels
  • Understand market context to inform the right development of strategy and planning
  • Hire and develop a team of 10+

What We’re Looking For

  • 10+ years experience running global events at fast-growing, global companies
  • Strong experience and knowledge of Event Marketing: event management, logistics, and marketing
  • Experience crafting and leading all aspects of large corporate events, summits, etc
  • Demonstrate successful execution of events of 1k+ attendees
  • Proven experience in collaborating with performing teams that have a strong culture and exceed targets
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment while multitasking, prioritizing projects, and communicating updates to internal and external customers
  • Empathetic, passionate leadership towards crafting outstanding experiences and running/mentoring an impactful team
  • Data-driven, budget-conscious, creative problem solver
  • Experience in leading revenue generated events is a plus

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations or accommodations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.