Events Manager at Pilot | Powderkeg

The Role

Pilot has a robust and engaged community. As Pilot's Event Marketing Manager your role is to help scale Pilot’s marketing engine. We’re looking for someone to own and scale virtual and field event campaigns and other demand gen programs to accelerate Pilot’s revenue trajectory. You’ll create, manage and experiment with events from conception to promotion to nurture and reporting results. This role sits with growth marketing, but is highly cross-functional on the team—expect to work with content, product marketing, growth, web, design as well as sales, partnerships, and the leadership team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and execute webinar and event campaigns that engage the Pilot ICP, drive demand, and help move prospects throughout the funnel
  • Work closely with marketing operations and the sales organization to ensure marketing leads are flowing to the sales team as expected, and that the quality of the leads is exciting to the sales team
  • Project manage (and in some instances create) all marketing assets required for a successful campaign. This requires careful attention to detail, prioritization of tasks, project tracking, and communication.
  • Work with other Campaign Managers, Product Marketing, Design, and Content Strategy to plan effective exciting event campaigns that will meet lead objectives and conversion rates
  • Manage the events calendar aligned to the overall marketing priorities
  • Drive creation and promotion of on-demand content
  • Work seamlessly with internal stakeholders, content creators, and external vendors
  • Research and suggest new vendors and tactics for testing and learning from each quarter
  • Provide operational knowledge and support for event email, nurture, and reporting

About You

  • 2+ years of experience in B2B event marketing/operations (previous campaign management or project management experience preferred)
  • Previous experience running webinars
  • You’re familiar with the startup ecosystem—you have a good sense of what startup founders care about
  • You’re impeccably organized, analytical, and have excellent time management skills
  • You’re familiar with our tools: Google Sheets, Marketo, Salesforce
    • Nice to haves: Goldcast, Asana
  • You’re willing to roll up your sleeves and get it done often working independently
  • Passion and ability to work well cross-functionally in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to make decisions and ask questions based on data

About Pilot

Pilot launched in 2017 to bring the back office into the modern era. Pilot provides small businesses with dedicated finance experts - which Pilot hires as full-time, U.S.-based employees - who learn the ins-and-outs of their business. Pilot integrates directly with the billing, banking, expense, and payroll systems customers already use. With a special blend of custom software and expert bookkeepers, Pilot delivers accurate, consistent bookkeeping and financial management and tax services that give entrepreneurs the freedom to focus on their business.

Pilot has over 1,000 customers and has raised over $170 million in financing from Sequoia, Index Ventures, Stripe, Bezos Expeditions, and Whale Rock. Our investors also include a long list of world-class entrepreneurs, including Patrick and John Collison, Drew Houston, and Diane Greene. Our most recent funding round doubled our valuation to $1.2 billion – Meet Fintech’s Newest Unicorn.

Why Pilot?

  • We invest in our employees’ development and happiness because our employees are the keys to our success and ensuring happy customers
  • The opportunity to join a seasoned founding team that has led companies through two prior successful startups and acquisitions (by Oracle and Dropbox).
  • Flexible vacation/time-off policy
  • All federal holidays are observed
  • Competitive benefits package including wellness benefits such as Modern Health, Headscape, One Medical, Aaptiv and Rightway
  • Parental leave for birthing or non-birthing parents – 100% pay for 12 weeks
  • 401(k) plan

Pilot commits to provide a work environment free of discrimination and harassment, as well as equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. You may view all of Pilot’s recruiting notices here, including our EEO policy, recruitment agency policy, recruitment scam notice, and important E-Verify information.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Events Manager
  • Company
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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