Department: Marketing
Location: Reading, UK

Job Title: ​Events Marketing Manager - EMEA
Department & Organization: ​Marketing
Level: ​Professional
Location:​ Reading, UK

Acquia, is transforming the digital strategies of companies all over the world with our open cloud platform. We are passionate and relentlessly committed to helping our clients create digital experiences that are more relevant, personalized, and built for a fast-changing, always-connected, mobile-first world. Headquartered in the US, we have been named as one of North America’s fastest growing software companies as reported by Deloitte and Inc. Magazine, and have been rated a leader by the analyst community and named one of the Best Places to Work by the Boston Business Journal. We are Acquia. We are building for the future of the web, and we want you to be a part of it.

The Event Marketing Manager will work alongside the Head of Marketing. You will support the planning and execution of Acquia’s field and partner events program across EMEA, with a particular focus on the Northern European region. You are passionate about events management in the technology space and working with local sales teams. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and define success in terms of the impact of your events on the sales pipeline and revenue.

You will take responsibility for core elements including, but not limited to:

  • Pre-event and onsite execution
  • Event messaging, content and branding
  • Attendee registration management
  • General event logistics
  • Product demonstration schedule management and staffing
  • Partner sponsorship management
  • Ancillary events & training programs
  • Event research
  • Contract negotiation and budget management
  • Venue selection
  • Speaker acquisition and management
  • Booth design and management
  • External communications: Contribute to the development of event communication plans including websites and registration site, invitations, social media etc.
  • Internal Communication: Effectively communicate event plans to stakeholders and extended team on event progress, key milestones and action plans throughout the planning process.
  • Data collection and analysis of event results against quarterly ​targets

Criteria

  • Degree educated with proven track record in B2B IT event marketing (​5 +yrs experience minimum)
  • Demonstrable skills of working in a fast-moving changing environment, start-up experience desirable
  • Able to work across several projects with conflicting deadlines simultaneously and manage time effectively
  • Takes ownership and takes initiative
  • Creative thinker and strong collaborative approach.
  • Experience using Salesforce and Marketo desirable
  • Exceptional planning and organisational

Acquia is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. We hire without regard to age, color, disability, gender (including gender identity), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.