Manager, Event Programs

Manager, Event Programs

The Role:

The Manager, Event Programs is a proven conference marketing leader with strong editorial and communication skills. The Manager is a type-A person that is self-motivated, always puts clients and speakers first and is driven for high performance for the company. SAPinsider provides hands-on continuous training and professional development.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Manages a rigorous research-based event programming methodology to create compelling event session and speaker agendas across the B2B Technology landscape.
  • Research industry trends, identify market challenges and opportunities, conduct competitive event analysis and aggregate information to identify the story arc of each event program.
  • Manage and own the development of all event programs from initial planning to final execution.
  • Identifies, engages, and manages all speakers with strong communications and relationship with speakers before, during and after events.
  • Build program frameworks, including writing compelling event session descriptions, identifying, and recruiting speakers, reviewing presentations and developing interactive content experiences for attendees.
  • Accountable for meeting all event programming timelines and deliverables.
  • Organizes, writes, and compiles all session abstracts and speaker biographies for an event landing page.
  • Publishes all session decks and recorded sessions to the website.
  • Manages all session elements leading up to the event, including speaker presentations and loading event app content.
  • Ensures smooth execution of all event content and provides a high level of customer service throughout both live and virtual events.
  • Perform post-event speaker follow-up, content analysis and reporting metrics.
  • Qualifications and Experience:
  • 2+ years of relevant content and programming experience with strong preference for experience in developing programming panels and content for educational conferences.
  • Passion for telling stories through event experiences.
  • Experience working in content production, content marketing and/or event management preferable in the technology industry.
  • Exceptional program and project management skills with a strong preference to candidates that have experience with JIRA project management.
  • B2B technology and software knowledge is a huge bonus.
  • Adept at speaker acquisition, conference programming, and coordinating multiple sessions/tracks.
  • Strong editorial and communications skills.
  • HTML, CSS, Abobe Creative Suite, email systems experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in business, marketing, journalism or related discipline along with

What We Offer You:

As an Manager, Event Programs you will enjoy a competitive base salary with an annual bonus program. In addition, the role participates in all company employee benefit programs including healthcare coverage, life insurance, spending accounts, three weeks vacation and a 401K plan with company match.

Next Steps:

Send your confidential resume and cover letter to Jamie Bedard at and reference the role in your cover letter and why this is the right next step for you.

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