Strategic Events Specialist

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The database market is massive (IDC estimates it to be $121B+ by 2025!) and MongoDB is at the head of its disruption. At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity.

The Strategic Events Specialist, EMEA will be a critical member of the field marketing team and demand generation efforts, with a special focus on internally-produced and first-party strategic field marketing events. In this role, you will work closely with the Strategic Events team, the extended Field Marketing team, as well as the Demand Generation team to plan and execute a wide range of multi-pronged campaigns, with a significant focus on events, to generate leads and drive adoption of MongoDB. This role reports to the Global Strategic Events Lead. This person will assist with all aspects of MongoDB strategic events including MongoDB World, the MongoDB.local program, and Sales Kickoff.  They will also play a key support role in third party events, cloud events, and other field marketing activations and programs as needed.  

This role can be based out of our London office or remotely in the UK/Ireland region.

Position Expectations

  • Work with Global Strategic Events Lead on all aspects of field marketing initiatives, with a focus on strategic programs and events based in EMEA
  • Manage end-to-end event coordination and production, including: materials creation, event messaging/marketing, signage, giveaways, contract negotiation, vendor relations, site selection, accommodations, participant registration, agenda scheduling, staffing, on-site production, F&B, and post-event reporting and follow up
  • Own program reporting, deliver thoughtful wrap-up reports and ROI analysis, and generate learnings for improvement and optimization
  • Work with the Field Marketing team to drive sales enablement around the promotion of these events
  • Work with the Integrated Marketing team, Design team, and other cross-functional groups to ensure strategic events are supported with well-rounded, multi-pronged campaigns
  • Assist with the flow of leads from events into marketing automation systems to drive conversions and adoption of MongoDB’s products
  • Effectively manage budgets and evaluate ROI of all campaigns

Success Measures

  • Event registrations
  • Event attendance
  • Leads and pipeline generated
  • Customer satisfaction / NPS
  • Program growth and scale 
  • Increased brand awareness of MongoDB products among key target audiences
  • Embodiment of MongoDB’s Core Values

Our Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • 3+ years event, event marketing, or field marketing experience
  • Familiarity running hybrid and virtual events
  • Proven ability to take direction and input to develop engaging events that achieve organizational goals
  • Demonstrates a metrics-driven approach to success and can show Return on Investment (ROI) by tracking results from Company and co-funded marketing activity against the budget
  • Familiarity with Salesforce as well as marketing automation tools 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and/or Google Suite
  • Strong project management and analytical skills
  • Proactive, self-starter, “get it done” attitude
  • Comfort working independently and part of a large, distributed, global team
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting aggressive deadlines
  • Attention to detail and highly organized
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience copywriting or crafting compelling, audience-centric content
  • Proven track record designing and executing successful events and demand generation campaigns
  • Proven track record of working cross-functionally and collaboratively within a team and organization
  • Flexible and solution-oriented with excellent time management skills
  • Willingness to travel approximately 35% (domestically & globally)
  • Bachelor's degree 
  • Based in London or Ireland

Bonus Points If You Have

  • Experience working with a technology company
  • Fluency in French, German, or Spanish
  • Comfort with using tools including Jira, Tableau, Salesforce, and Eloqua

To drive the personal growth and business impact of our employees, we’re committed to developing a supportive and enriching culture for everyone. From employee affinity groups, to fertility assistance and a generous parental leave policy, we value our employees’ wellbeing and want to support them along every step of their professional and personal journeys. Learn more about what it’s like to work at MongoDB, and help us make an impact on the world!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter.

MongoDB is an equal opportunities employer.

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