Event Manager – SUSE

Company Name: SUSE
United States (Remote)
Full Time

Job Description:

Plan, manage, implement and measure an integrated presence and surround at trade shows and events in which the company participates. Define and deliver a positive company experience across both physical events – such as trade shows, conferences, field events, partner events, executive events and customer hospitality – as well as online/web events. Manage key event processes, including nomination and selection process, lead management and event metrics. Ensure events align with company’s brand identity and messaging framework.


  • Plan, implement and measure seminars, conferences, field events, hospitality, trade shows or on-line events.
  • Manage components of major corporate and internal conferences.
  • Manage assigned agencies or contractors as needed.
  • Independently manage integrated event strategy for each event in which the company participates.
  • Manage and measure total cost and return (ROI).
  • Travel requirement – >15-20%

Education and Experience Required:

  • BA or BS in Business, Marketing or Communications.
  • 5+ years of experience in event management or marketing.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong communication and people skills.
  • Organization and program management skills.
  • Ability to link event plans and activities to business results.
  • Strong analytic skills to determine closed-loop return of assigned shows or events.
  • Demonstrated experience managing events.
  • Knowledge of trade show and events strategies and tactics.
  • Knowledge of company lead management systems and processes.