BlackLine automates and controls financial close processes for midsize and large organizations.
Woodland Hills, CA

GTM Events Manager at BlackLine

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Job Summary

Under general direction from the Senior Director, GTM Events, The GTM Event Manager will oversee and organize events that will make an impact to a target audience. The GTM Event Manager will ensure events are successful and cost-effective, paying attention to budget and time constraints. The GTM Event Manager will be responsible for successfully implementing virtual and live events that include, but not limited to: internal meetings, executive management at conferences, and prospect and client engagements.



Roles and Responsibility (list in order of importance)

  • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand the event's strategy, objectives, targets and success metrics
  • Own the agenda, plan, contracts, and resources required to support live and virtual events from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives
  • Create and manage event timeline, including sourcing and reviewing venues, both domestic and international
  • Develop planning document for each event - event specs, project timeline, production schedules, meeting agendas and notes, attendee and budget tracking, etc.
  • Make suggestions to enhance the event’s success (i.e. virtual platform, location, speakers, etc.) in collaboration with supporting team members or vendors
  • Prepare event budgets and manage each event in adherence to the budget
  • Source and negotiate with vendors and suppliers
  • Hire 3rd party personnel (DJs, musicians, talent, hosts, chefs, entertainers, etc..) and supervise their contracted responsibilities during the event
  • Coordinate all operations related to the event including contract negotiations with vendors, talent, staff, etc.
  • Lead promotional activities for the event, including partnering with internal and external resources for design, collateral, swag, and other promotional materials
  • Order and coordinate distribution of swag; maintain inventory and adhere to timelines and budgets.
  • Work with the creative team on executing the vision of the event.
  • Track and submit weekly expense reports
  • Conduct event walkthroughs to approve all aspects before the day of the event
  • Resolve any challenges, issues, or problems that may impact a successful and smooth event
  • Analyze the event’s success to incorporate into future events
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

Years of Experience in Related Field: At least 3 years of experience in event management, marketing, an/or public relations

Education: Bachelor’s degree in a related field or Associates degree and 3 years related work experience

Technical/Specialized Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Computer savvy; proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)

Experience with Cvent, Wrike and other event related software



  • Effective project management skills
  • Knowledge of contracts
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to tailor communications to the appropriate audience
  • Effective negotiation skills and abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Customer-service orientation
  • A team player with leadership skills
  • Extremely organized, detail-oriented, self-starter, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; the ability to graciously and efficiently communicate with C-Level executives.
  • Proven capacity for exceptional hospitality to both internal and external stakeholders at all times.
  • Willingness to travel (including potential evening, weekend and holiday work).




Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with virtual platforms; ON24, MeetingPlay, Intrado and the likes are a plus.


Working Conditions

Position requires overnight travel, both domestic and international, between 25% to 50%

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Where we are

BlackLine’s headquarters feature open work stations, informal lounge areas, a game room, a music room, quiet pods, training areas, and more.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • Salesforce CPQCRM
    • WrikeCRM
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    • MarketoLead Gen
    • LushaLead Gen

What are BlackLine Perks + Benefits

BlackLine Benefits Overview

BlackLine believes in providing the best possible service to its clients, and that starts with offering amazing perks to its employees. These perks include 100% coverage for healthcare, vision, and dental, 401(k) matching, ESPP, food, drinks, games, and so much more!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
At BlackLine, we feel that paying 100% of our employees’ health benefits is 100% the right thing to do. Medical, dental, and vision are taken care of by the company.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
BlackLine has been offering company wide virtual fitness classes such as, Aerobics and Yoga!
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
BlackLine provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan.
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
BlackLine offers and Employee Stock Purchase Plan with the ability to buy stock at a discounted price.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
BlackLine hosts company outings several times per year.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table and Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We’re better together and know that amazing individuals make amazing teams. We also know that we bond through socializing and shared experiences. That’s how teams gel and support each other.

So, we like to play games together: table tennis, poker, and video games. We encourage company sports leagues and fitness groups. We relax with happy hours and team get-togethers, and we never let a holiday season go by without a celebration.

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