Strategic Events Specialist

Corporate & Brand

Remote, United States

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

About The Role:

The Strategic Events Specialist will work closely with the Strategic Events team to support, execute and track various tactics for the events portfolio. These tactics will include third-party trade show sponsorships, Confluent-hosted events, vendor onboarding, invoice follow-up, swag orders, and other event logistics. 

The ideal candidate will be a results-oriented self-starter who has a passion for tactical marketing, flawless execution, experience in enterprise B2B, a data-driven mindset, and strong execution skills. The role reports to the Senior Director, Strategic Events.

Bay Area preferred (remote candidates will be considered)

What You Will Do:

  • Provide support for workflows including vendor setup and management, POs/invoicing, SFDC campaign creation, content review, event support and execution, budget tracking, reporting and dashboards, data analysis, working with third-party vendors, and a variety of other projects
  • Communicate regularly with various internal and external stakeholders to gather inputs and support cross-functional initiatives
  • Schedule cross-functional meetings and act as a scribe
  • Proactively manage and update the event master calendar and budget
  • Create and manage event teams' Asana and Jira ticket requests
  • Order swag and manage the swag inventory

What You Will Bring:

  • 3 years experience in marketing; B2B marketing and technology industry experience preferred
  • Experience with CRM technology and marketing systems such as Allocadia, Salesforce, and Marketo, and experience with Splash registration/landing page tool a plus
  • Proactive self-starter with a results-driven mentality and ability to execute and track programs aligned to business goals
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, including experience in copywriting and presentation decks for both internal and external, B2B audiences
  • Ability to clearly communicate process improvements and outcomes to internal stakeholders
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to manage a high volume of competing tasks and demands for a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Sense of urgency, flawless attention to detail in execution, ability to prioritize and quickly adapt to a changing environment
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, executing programs on time and within budget
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Experience working both independently and within close teams in a fast-paced

What Gives You An Edge:

  • Familiarity with Salesforce dashboards and report creation
  • Experience using G Suite applications, including the ability to create visually appealing presentation decks to accurately represent data analysis and trends for Marketing meetings, Executive leadership updates, etc.

Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Confluent requires all employees (in office and remote) in the U.S. to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, Confluent will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on medical conditions/contraindications or sincerely-held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to the company.

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Best Teammates on Planet Earth
Adjustable Working Arrangements
Robust Benefits
Rest and Recharge Days
Weekly Lunch Spend
Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)

Confluent is Remote-First

At Confluent, we care about how you work - not where. We encourage you to apply for positions outside of the listed location or your immediate region.

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