Senior Event Marketing Coordinator - UK Remote



Administration, Marketing & Communications
United Kingdom · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024
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Degreed is seeking a rockstar Senior Event Marketing Coordinator to join our Marketing team. This job is fast-paced and critically important to the Global Event team. You’ll have the opportunity to work on in-person & virtual events, webinars, marketing campaigns, and newsletters. You will work closely with the Global Event team to construct and organize all the logistics of planning top-tier events.

This role is at the heart of Degreed's Global Event team, offering a dynamic and fast-paced opportunity to spearhead both virtual and in-person B2B events. As a Senior Event Marketing Coordinator, you'll be deeply involved in every aspect of event planning and execution, from initial research and planning to the final stages of analyzing event success. Your days will be filled with various tasks, including negotiating with venues and vendors, coordinating logistics, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure every event is a success. This description is designed to outline primary duties and is not limited to only these tasks; flexibility and adaptability are key.

This position will report to the Senior Manager of Global Events.

Day In The Life

  • Spearhead end-to-end initiatives to ensure the successful execution of virtual & in-person B2B events (Degreed-hosted and third-party industry events)
  • Research, plan, and organize events in accordance with financial and time parameters and regional goals
  • Research, negotiate, and book appropriate venues and vendors or tech
  • Oversee technical production, F&B, housing, creative design
  • Schedule and organize time slots and speakers for event
  • Arrange promotional items, shipping (FedEx), Amazon
  • Update and maintain pre and post-event registration lists and work with the Analytics team to report data metrics
  • Track event performance including pipeline generation and return on investment
  • Collaborate with the sales and sales development team in developing engaging outreach strategies
  • Assist other event coordinators with all aspects of logistical planning and execution of trade shows, conferences, client and proprietary events
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (Sales, Client Experience, Digital Marketing, Content, Email, Brand, and Product)
  • Work with swag contact to ensure orders are processed smoothly for events
  • Track and reconcile expenses. Work closely with the finance team on all marketing invoices and expenses
  • Assist with miscellaneous projects and tasks

Who You Are

  • A detail-oriented, highly organized individual with a passion for event planning and a knack for managing multiple tasks efficiently.
  • You have a strong background in B2B event coordination, particularly within the SaaS industry, and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • You thrive in a team environment but are also capable of working independently and handling the pressures that come with event planning.

What Will Set You Apart

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, or relevant field
  • 3-4 years of experience in coordinating and managing both virtual & in-person events and webinars for B2B SaaS companies
  • Proficiency in tools such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Slack, Asana, Google Suite, Bizzabo, Hubspot, and Salesforce or similar platforms
  • Strong capabilities in Excel and data management
  • Exceptional administrative, organizational, and detail-oriented skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Flexibility to work weekends, early mornings, and evenings as required, with approximately 15% travel

100% Remote

Work Environment & Physical Demands

Degreed is a remote-first company, however our roles are open to in-office or hybrid if you live in a city with a physical office location. This role has the opportunity to operate 100% virtually from your home office. We primarily collaborate with our US and International colleagues through virtual meetings (Zoom), email, and Slack. In this role, you will be required to operate a laptop computer (PC or Mac available), computer software platforms, and other office productivity machinery as necessary. Due to the nature of this role, you must be able to remain stationary for extended periods, and must be able to observe and interpret written and/or verbal communication.

Additional Information

Degreed provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Degreed will provide reasonable accommodations to all qualified individuals with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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