Event Planner – SpyCloud

Company Name: SpyCloud
Location:
Austin, TX
Type:
Contract

Job Description:

SpyCloud is on a mission to stop criminals from profiting off stolen information. Our solutions thwart cyberattacks that originate from the use of stolen credentials, including account takeover and ransomware, and protect more than 3 billion accounts worldwide. We are looking for an Event Planner to support in-person and virtual activities. Cybersecurity is an exciting, evolving space, but being at the forefront of the fight to disrupt the cybercriminal economy makes SpyCloud a special place to work. If you’re driven to create engaging experiences that facilitate connections between InfoSec decision makers and our experts, this role is for you.

Reporting to the Field Marketing Manager, the Events Coordinator role is hands-on in the planning and management of events of all sizes and varieties. Sponsored & Hosted Programs include: tradeshows, roundtables, virtual summits, channel events, and customer advisory board meetings. You will support a highly-engaged team and collaborate with leaders and sellers across the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the Field Marketing Manager to evaluate event proposals and manage the master event plan
  • Manage internal communications with team members attending events
  • Run regular cadence meetings with SpyCloud event attendees & stakeholders to ensure alignment
  • Create schedules for booth staff
  • Handle logistics for multiple events at a time
  • Research venues; craft and submit RFPs
  • Establish and maintain relationships with vendors and venues
  • Negotiate contracts and track budgets
  • Research, source, and manage promotional items and inventory
  • Attend events as necessary
  • Work closely with the demand gen team to create pre- and post-show communications

About you:

  • You are a disciplined multi-tasker with the ability to manage competing deadlines.
  • You are extremely organized and planning ahead comes naturally.
  • You have a passion for exceeding expectations.
  • You understand the role events play in the larger marketing landscape and can strategically align with other programs.
  • You are customer service-oriented, whether you’re collaborating with internal stakeholders or actual customers.
  • You are poised and calm under pressure.
  • You are used to collaborating with leaders, marketers, and designers to make magic happen.
  • You are agile and adaptable to change.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of event planning experience, preferably for a technology company (cybersecurity event experience is a plus)
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • High degree of responsibility and follow-through
  • Able to juggle multiple, simultaneous projects
  • Familiarity with project management and marketing automation systems is a plus