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Global Events Manager – VMware

Company Name: VMware
Location
: Palo Alto, CA 
Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The End-User Computing (EUC) Division empowers employees to do their best work from anywhere, through smart, seamless, and secure experiences.

As digital workspaces continue to evolve, we are designing and engineering VMware Anywhere Workspace, a holistic platform built on our industry-leading solutions for virtual apps, desktops, unified endpoint management and security. Our platform enables us to deliver upon our Autonomous Workspace vision, the next evolution of our offering that leverages data and artificial intelligence, to create workspaces that are self-configuring, self-healing, and self-securing. Together, our work is enabling organizations to optimize both employee experience and security, while modernizing IT and lowering operational risk.

You will join a team responsible for planning, marketing, and execution of events that touch hundreds to thousands of attendees. You’ll manage site selection, contract negotiations, and vendor management of the assigned programs, and provide cost analysis for individual events. You’ll create communications to employees for these programs.

To Be Successful, You’ll Need To

  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders including marketing, sales, product and industry marketing, finance, procurement, and executive leadership to align event strategies with business objectives.
  • Act as primary point of contact for external vendors, nurturing relationships to enhance event success, determine timelines and delivery dates.
  • Continuously evaluate industry trends and best practices to innovate and improve event experiences.
  • Develop recommended approach around 3rd party events and sponsorship opportunities.
  • Offer insights and recommendations to stakeholders across content, format, and experiences.
  • Align with regions on priorities and targets; ensure programs are meeting KPIs and metrics that deliver on value.
  • Establish the complete bill of materials and package the event kit for our flagship programs and drive the project plan to ensure on-time execution.
  • Work with Global Brand team on updates to the executive brand and instructive guide for global marketing and agencies.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience of large-scale event planning and management.
  • Experience within a corporate environment is mandatory.
  • Minimum undergraduate degree required. CMP or other industry certification a plus.
  • High degree of organizational skills (planning, coordinating, tracking) and comfort working on time-sensitive projects.
  • Proven track record of successfully planning and executing strategic events that drive business results.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proficiency in budget management, financial analysis and reporting.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • Travel required.

For US based candidates, the annual pay range (OTE for commissioned roles; Salary for other roles) for this position is: $96,000 – $230,000. The actual offer will be based on the role, location, and individual candidate experience. Bonus, commission, and/or equity may be eligible for this position. EUC, a division of Broadcom, offers comprehensive benefits including, but not limited to: medical, dental, and vision plans, company paid holidays, paid sick leave, and vacation time. Your talent advisor can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Broadcom is an equal opportunity employer. Broadcom is firmly committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religious creed, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, military or veteran status, union membership, political affiliation, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Broadcom will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own compensation or the compensation of another employee or applicant. Broadcom will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

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