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(Expired) Senior Events Manager

2 months ago by Twitch

San Francisco (California), USA

Job Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Events

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Twitch is looking for a highly experienced Senior Event Manager to own the strategy and execution plan of owned and operated events including TwitchCon and other 1st party events built from the ground up for the Twitch community. Reporting to the Head of Events, this role will have high visibility across Marketing, Sales, Content, and Partnerships. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, consumer tech savvy, and extremely organized individual with 10+ years of experience building large-scale, complex branded conventions with multiple business owner stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Define the strategy, roadmap, and success metrics for all 1st party events, ensuring they are built to meet brand, marketing and other Twitch stakeholder goals
  • Share and communicate strategy within Twitch, obtain executive buy-in and necessary approvals
  • Utilize a strategic mix of quantitative and qualitative customer insights to understand how best to create events that meet customer needs
  • Develop specific programs for each of our core audiences at events based on insights
  • Manage and oversee project team responsible for execution of TwitchCon, including but not limited to operations, security, ticket sales, sales fulfillment, and special events
  • Select and manage external agencies and ancillary vendors
  • Develop and manage P&L with accurate business forecasting and managing to budget for each event by ensuring the sales team is accurately forecasting and tracking to exceed goal
  • Work closely with other marketing disciplines including PR, Community, Product Marketing, Brand Design, Growth and Creative Services
  • Manage the development of each content area (keynote, general sessions, and panels in conjunction with the programming team
  • Work with the sales organization to ensure they are well informed, well versed in the value proposition of TwitchCon, have the right supporting sales materials and strategy to maximize the sponsor opportunities
  • Work with marketing team to develop effective campaigns, maintain brand value, and effectively reach the alumni and new audiences to ensure growth year to year
  • Special events - work to ensure brand values from concept inception through execution
  • Focus on innovation, by developing programs and activations to surprise and delight the community at each event

Requirements

  • 10+ years experience of successfully developing and executing consumer-focused large scale trade shows and events
  • Minimum of five years of experience managing teams - encouraging both personal and professional growth
  • Proven success navigating complex work environments, leveraging matrixed resources, services and platforms
  • Well traveled, culturally sensitive, and able to balance human factors with professional expectations
  • Work out of San Francisco

Bonus Points

  • You are a Twitch user yourself
  • Familiarity with Twitch community and gaming space

Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.)
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
  • Free Snacks & Beverages

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Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the shared interactions of millions. At any given moment, more than a million people come together from all over the globe to interact around this distinct form of live entertainment. From streaming, watching, chatting, and cheering about video games and esports to many other interests including traditional sports, anime, sci-fi, wrestling, music, cooking, the creative arts, and more, there’s something for everyone on Twitch.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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