Senior Manager, Marketing Events – Upwork 

Company Name: Upwork
Georgia, United States 
Full Time

Job Description:

Upwork’s Field and Event Marketing team is seeking a motivated, creative, and highly organized Senior Manager, Marketing Events that will play a vital role in shaping, delivering, and measuring events that contribute to the growth of the company.

In this role, you will work closely with the Director of Field & Marketing Events to create and implement digital, in-person and hybrid experiences for customers and prospects. You will build brand visibility through hosted, partner and sponsored events that highlight creative, innovative, and forward thinking Upwork culture and products. The ideal candidate has a passion for marketing events and understands how to shape them to raise brand awareness, foster customer loyalty, and has experience with driving event strategy, management, creative planning and logistics that bring them to life, especially for an enterprise audience. If you have the skills, we have a people first, collaborative and high-quality culture organization where you can thrive.

Your Responsibilities

  • Research and identify strategic trade shows and events that will help grow brand awareness and drive sales
  • Create event budgets, timelines, run of shows, event briefs and post-event follow-ups and debriefings
  • Drive strategy and development of our exhibit properties, collateral, and promotional give-aways & collaborate with internal and external resources to design, build and install tradeshow booths
  • Work directly with tradeshow and event management teams to secure exhibit space and conference sponsorships
  • Act as an on-site point of contact at events including overseeing deliveries and transportation of supplies, attendee check-in and organization of on-site details
  • Research and suggest venues, and negotiate details for hosted customer events
  • Prepare post event analysis for each event, incorporating feedback and improvement recommendations

What It Takes To Catch Our Eye

  • Project management expertise and superior organizational skills, attention to detail and an ability to anticipate needs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate and integrate with geographically dispersed points of contact
  • Self-starter and independent judgement with financial oversight of event budget(s)
  • Strong problem-solving ability with prioritization and experience working under tight deadlines and a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to travel up to 50% both national and international scope

Upwork is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we never discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.