Head of Corporate Events

| Greater LA Area

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and inspire a team of event professionals to conceptualize, coordinate, and execute BlackLine events and the company's presence at 3rd party events (200+ events annually), including:
    • IntheBlack series: annual conference series with 500 to several thousand attendees per event, held in Europe, Asia and the Americas
    • BlackLine Best Practices Summit series for customers
    • BlackLine Financial Transformation Summit series for prospects
    • Small-scale in-market Field Marketing events-breakfasts, happy hours, dinners, lunch-and-learns.
    • Tradeshows and conferences
    • Partner events like SAP Sapphire and Oracle NetSuite Suiteworld
  • Develop comprehensive strategy for global events to drive client engagement and expand sales pipeline
  • Collaborate with budget owners across marketing, sales, alliances and other groups with event needs to develop event concepts and budget proposals
  • Execute all events within approved budgets and timeframes.
  • Measure and look for opportunities to improve delivery cost, efficiency and ROI of events
  • Drive the creation of a messaging strategy for all events
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with vendors and industry professionals to negotiate contracts and secure high-profile venues, entertainment, keynote speakers, and production services
  • Collaborate with Creative team to ensure brand consistency and continuity across channels
  • Keep abreast of corporate event marketing trends to recommend new ideas and supporting technologies to enhance attendees' experience and BlackLine's business results

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of event management/corporate marketing experience in the software space, preferably B2B cloud-based vendor
  • 8+ years of team management and leadership, ideally in an events capacity
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Quantitative ability to model and manage budgets, forecasts, and expenses in Excel and understand financial implications of event decisions and changes
  • Strong negotiation skills and proven ability to manage multimillion-dollar budgets
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Keen business sense and intuition, with the ability to find creative solutions to unforeseen, last-minute obstacles
  • Strong results orientation with a dedicated client focus
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines, prioritize workflow and adjust to frequent workload fluctuations
  • Ability to work independently while also collaborating with other functions and areas
  • Ability to motivate, inspire and manage performance of a team of event professionals
  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, technology or related field, MBA preferred
  • Experience developing marketing targeted towards the CFO & finance department audience is not required but preferred
  • At least 50% travel required
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Location

21300 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 91367

What are BlackLine Perks + Benefits

BlackLine Benefits Overview

BlackLine's core belief is to offer the best service possible to its clients and that starts with offering amazing perks to it's employees. These perks include 100% coverage for healthcare, vision and dental, 401(k) matching, food, drinks, games, and so much more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
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
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
BlackLine provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
BlackLine offers and Employee Stock Purchase Plan with the ability to buy stock at a discounted price.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
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
Parking
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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