Quantum Event Manager – IBM

Company Name: IBM
Location:  New York, NY
Type: Full Time

Job Description:

IBM Quantum is an industry first initiative to build universal quantum computers for business, engineering and science. This effort includes advancing the entire quantum computing technology stack and exploring applications to make quantum broadly usable and accessible. With a worldwide network of Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions, researchers, educators, and enthusiasts, we are committed to driving innovation for our clients in the IBM Quantum Network and the Qiskit Community.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM Quantum is hiring an Events Manager to help deepen our partner relationships in the IBM Quantum Network. In this role, you must have a passion for technology and partner networking. You will act as a dot connector across internal and external stakeholders and will be given flexibility to create meaningful experiences for partners and the team.

You will need solid organizational skills, project management skills, and the ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks. The ideal candidate will be proactive and demonstrate initiative, along with strong facilitation, interpersonal skills, and great communication. You will be given significant autonomy and flexibility in the performance of your role and are expected to make meaningful contributions to our business and partners’ success.

Preferred Work locations: Any Location in the US with willingness to travel up to 60%

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience planning, producing, and executing engaging events in both a face-to-face or virtual space (1-3 years)
  • Familiarity with virtual events and communication platforms (Slack, Discord, etc.) (1-3 years)
  • Experience working cross-functionally with logistical planning, event production, and long-term goal setting (1-3 years)
  • Experience in project management, including defining scope, time management, stakeholder management, risk management, budget management, and determination to meet deadlines
  • Excitement to work with a wide range of partners and stakeholders world-wide
  • Demonstrated strong client-management skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with a global team
  • Exceptional organizational, presentation, and communication skills, both verbal and written

Preferred Technical And Professional Expertise

  • Background in community building & engagement
  • Experience building developer or research communities through in-person or digital experiences

Benefits

In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to. IBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work.

  • 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
  • World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM’s learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
  • Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
  • Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
  • Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
  • Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
  • Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
  • Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.