Senior Event Marketing Manager – Podium

Company Name: Podium
Denver, CO 
Full Time

Job Description:

Podium exists to help local businesses win. Using Podium’s technology, local businesses are able to simplify the way they build their business and modernize the way they communicate with their customers – from collecting payments, facilitating online reviews, launching marketing campaigns, and much more.

Our work and focus on local business and helping them to build thriving businesses has been recognized across the industry, including Forbes’ Next Billion Dollar Startups, Forbes’ Cloud 100, the Inc. 5000 (#13), and Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies. For more about our product, watch this video. Podium has a positive, inclusive, and supportive culture and was recently named one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2021 (4 years in a row). We look for people who are curious, creative and are willing to do the work to be a little better every day. We also embody our company values in all that we do, which always starts with being Customer Obsessed, followed by Be a Founder, Zero Drama, and Enjoy the Ride.

We are looking for a Sr Event Marketing manager to join our events team responsible for a high volume of virtual and in-person trade shows throughout the year. The ideal candidate will have experience managing large volumes of shows in parallel, and deliver pre – during – and post show plans to drive brand awareness, pipeline, and revenue.

What You Get To Do

  • Own assigned trade shows and events: work with internal teams to develop and implement event marketing strategy. Define goals and objectives around each event to ensure ROI.
  • Manage end-to-end event cycles, including researching events, pre and post event marketing, booking and onsite logistics, oversee trade show inventory and booth assets, and all other trade show and event logistics. (Note: Candidates must be willing and able to work outside of normal business hours.)
  • Collaborate closely with Brand Marketing, Marketing Operations, Field Marketing and Sales teams. Demonstrate strong communication of plans and tactics across organizational stakeholders while being able to roll up sleeves and execute
  • Own tracking, measurement and reporting metrics across events executed.
  • Represent Podium at trade shows and other activities as needed.
  • Demonstrate and contribute to best-in-class event marketing and executional best practices

In order to succeed in this role, the ideal candidate will have

  • 4+ years of trade show or event marketing experience
  • 1+ years experience in virtual event management
  • Experience in B2B high growth tech company environment
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Experience in negotiating contracts and handling complex budgets
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, especially amongst key executives and stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently with little to no supervision, strong decision-making abilities, and attention to detail
  • High-energy, resourceful and solution focused attitude
  • Ability to multi-task in a deadline-driven atmosphere with multiple competing priorities
  • Familiarity with CRM systems is a plus.
  • A positive personality and would be willing to jump in and help with special projects
  • “Driver mentality”. Take ownership and initiative for your scope of work and have the ability to work effectively and independently.
  • Strong work ethic, high sense of urgency, and ability to deliver results in tight timeline
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time


  • A positive, diverse, and supportive culture, ranked as one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces in 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.
  • Flexibility to work in this building in Lehi, UT
  • Excellent opportunities for career growth
  • 401k with a competitive matching contribution plan
  • Unlimited Vacation (yes, we want you to have a work-life balance)
  • Great medical, dental, vision benefits
  • If in Utah, a stellar onsite gym with local professional coaches, morning and night classes offered
  • Access to Snowbird lift tickets
  • Life insurance, long and short-term disability coverage
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave