Job Description

Title: Strategic Events Marketing Manager

Location: Remote – US

Who we are

Samsara (NYSE: IOT) is the pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, which is a platform that enables organizations that depend on physical operations to harness Internet of Things (IoT) data to develop actionable insights and improve their operations. At Samsara, we are helping improve the safety, efficiency and sustainability of the physical operations that power our global economy. Representing more than 40% of global GDP, these industries are the infrastructure of our planet, including agriculture, construction, field services, transportation, and manufacturing and we are excited to help digitally transform their operations at scale.

Working at Samsara means you’ll help define the future of physical operations and be on a team that’s shaping an exciting array of product solutions, including Video-Based Safety, Vehicle Telematics, Apps and Driver Workflows, Equipment Monitoring, and Site Visibility. As part of a recently public company, you’ll have the autonomy and support to make an impact as we build for the long term.

Recent awards we’ve won include:

  • Great Place To Work Certified 2023
  • Best Place to Work by Built In 2023
  • Financial Times The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies 2023
  • Deloitte Fast 500 Companies
  • IoT Analytics Company of the Year in 2022’s IoT Breakthrough Winners

We see a profound opportunity for data to improve the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of operations, and hope you consider joining us on this exciting journey.

About the role:

We are looking for an energetic, highly organized, A-player who loves a fast paced, high performing environment. Working within Marketing, this role will support the planning and logistics for Samsara’s annual customer conference, Beyond, including hotel management, ancillary programs & events, the Beyond Bash evening celebration and more! Your work will be critical across stakeholders in marketing, sales, customer success, and leadership in driving a best-in-class customer experience through programming and engagement that align with the company’s business objectives.

You should apply if:

  • You want to impact the industries that run our world: Your efforts will result in real-world impact helping to keep the lights on, get food into grocery stores, reduce emissions, and most importantly, ensure workers return home safely.
  • You are the architect of your own career: If you put in the work, this role won’t be your last at Samsara. We set up our employees for success and have built a culture that encourages rapid career development, countless opportunities to experiment and master your craft in a hyper growth environment.
  • You’re energized by our opportunity: The vision we have to digitize large sectors of the global economy requires your full focus and best efforts to bring forth creative, ambitious ideas for our customers.
  • You want to be with the best: At Samsara, we win together, celebrate together and support each other. You will be surrounded by a high-caliber team that will encourage you to do your best.

Click here to learn about what we value at Samsara.

In this role, you will:

  • Own end-to-end event logistics and vendor management including audio visual, food and beverage, social elements, and travel and transportation; create detailed production timelines and run-of-show documents
  • Manage overall program planning & execution including stakeholder interlock, executive level approvals, timelines, budgets, vendors, floor plans, catering, facilities set up/breakdown, collateral production, registration, hotel room blocks, signage, etc.
  • Collaborate with Design team & external agency to develop creative elements which enhance the attendee experience; including stage set design, graphics and visuals, and video production
  • Manage multiple concurrent events/programs with overlapping schedules
  • Develop and manage program budget, reconciliation, & expenses and notify manager of status
  • Understand Samsara’s brand and collaborate on and contribute to developing overall event experiences that reflect it
  • Bring energy, creativity, and new ideas to build a successful event experience
  • Champion, role model, and embed Samsara’s cultural principles (Focus on Customer Success, Build for the Long Term, Adopt a Growth Mindset, Be Inclusive, Win as a Team) as we scale globally and across new offices

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • 3+ years of experience in event marketing, people operations, and/or project management
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required along with the ability to travel 20% of the time for live events

An ideal candidate also has:

  • Strong communication, negotiation, and budget-management skills, with the ability to work across all levels of an organization
  • Extraordinary attention to detail and able to run multiple concurrent project demands within established timelines
  • Creative skills to design events that fit the Samsara brand and produce exceptional experiences for our customers
  • Ability to work independently in an ambiguous and rapidly changing environment