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Events Manager – Zscaler

Company Name: Zscaler
: San Jose, CA
Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Zscaler is looking for an individual to support and manage event experiences (project management and execution) of GTM programs. This may include Bootcamps, Leadership Events, and various regional trainings. This person will mobilize experts & team members to build and execute high quality experiences, considered “best in class” in the technology space.

They will share in the Global GTM Events Team mission to accelerate productive capacity by driving focused action through experiences. This individual will work with various stakeholders to align on objectives for each program. They will provide strategic consultation to drive toward the most effective experience, and will build a plan for flawless execution. This person will play an active role in ensuring all elements of the experience are properly aligned to support the objectives of the program, driving toward predefined success criteria. They will commit to the effort of coordinating all event/program details (big buckets / owners / deadlines, etc.), leverage experts where appropriate, and ensure all teams / owners meet required milestones and deadlines.

This individual will focus time and efforts on the following:

  • Obtain vision, feel, objectives, and success criteria
  • Define specs (dates, location, # of attendees, space needs, F&B, AV, evening activities)
  • Clearly define roles and responsibilities of all stakeholders and relevant parties
  • Prepare tools and templates (budget, Asana, etc) and run kickoff calls
  • Proactively identify opportunities to enhance the overall event experience and exceed

Participant Expectations.

  • Independently manage multiple projects, demonstrating strong organizational and time management skill
  • Manage communication cadence with project manager/core team
  • Confirm travel needs (visas, passports, covid requirements, etc)
  • Work with travel/finance/legal team to finalize contract(s)
  • Build F&B and AV orders to meet the needs of the program
  • Stay on top of event planning best practices and advise on the same
  • Ability to work with various event stakeholders (leaders, salespeople, REV parties)
  • Review all contracts
  • Communicate with program manager on projected headcount vs actual attendee registration (for attrition rates, staying with budget, proper swag/printed materials, etc. count, etc.)
  • Track and report on success metrics
  • Coordinate all details pertaining to executing an effective event, including, but not limited


  • Build surveys and synthesize survey data
  • Post-Event metrics reporting, event debriefings, final reconciliation of budgets
  • Budget management and reconciliation

The Right Candidate Should Have

  • Experience in corporate events planning and or/marketing
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Proven track record of project managing cross-functional, high-visibility projects
  • Demonstrates strong technical aptitude
  • Excellent people skills at the executive level, effectively mobilized stakeholders
  • Familiar with best practices for engaging experiences and always looking for

Opportunities to Improve

  • Innovative, creative and organized
  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across internal stakeholders
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Go-getter mentality, takes complete ownership, dives in without hesitation

Base Pay Range

$80,000 — $100,000 USD

Zscaler is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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