Global Events Production Manager at Braze | Powderkeg

At Braze, we have found our people. We’re a genuinely approachable, exceptionally kind, and intensely passionate crew.

We seek to ignite that passion by setting high standards, championing teamwork, and creating work-life harmony as we collectively navigate rapid growth on a global scale while striving for greater equity and opportunity – inside and outside our organization.

To flourish here, you must be prepared to set a high bar for yourself and those around you. There is always a way to contribute: Acting with autonomy, having accountability and being open to new perspectives are essential to our continued success. Our deep curiosity to learn and our eagerness to share diverse passions with others gives us balance and injects a one-of-a-kind vibrancy into our culture.

If you are driven to solve exhilarating challenges and have a bias toward action in the face of change, you will be empowered to make a real impact here, with a sharp and passionate team at your back. If Braze sounds like a place where you can thrive, we can’t wait to meet you.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

Braze is seeking an experienced Manager, Global Events Production (Event Producer) for our owned events.

This is a fun and exciting position, as you get to work on multiple programs across multiple regions. You will play a critical role, working alongside your peers in event tech, creative, sponsorship, content, and demand generation to create memorable and meaningful Braze events for our audience. Your highest priority will be full production ownership of our City x City Sao Paulo and City x City Sydney events. You will also provide production support for other Braze-owned events, including our flagship, Forge.

As our ideal candidate, you will have organized corporate events for a B2B tech company and understand the subtle differences in customer, prospect, and employee experiences. You have an operational mindset, appreciate creativity and brand, and understand how to execute effectively within budget and time constraints. And you are genuinely kind, compassionate, fun to be around, and supportive in stressful circumstances. Events is a dynamic business, and you want and need the rush of problem-solving with urgency.

Responsibilities:

Event Strategy

  • In conjunction with Braze company goals, develop and implement event marketing strategies to best support our intended audience
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure events complement overall marketing, product, and business strategies

Event Planning and Execution

  • Plan, organize, and execute on a variety of events, including company and sales kickoffs, our global series, and the customer flagship event, Forge
  • Coordinate logistics, creative, venue selection, F&B, AV requirements, and other event details to ensure seamless execution
  • Project manage the event alongside our agency partners to ensure the experience is on brand and meets all defined objectives
  • Provide unique and creative approaches to event activations and experiences

Promotion and Outreach

  • Work alongside demand gen and lifecycle marketing to promote events and drive attendance through multiple channels, including social media, IPM, email, and digital channels, like webinars
  • Collaborate with the global campaigns team to integrate event promotions into overall marketing campaigns

Audience Engagement

  • Develop strategies to enhance attendee and sponsor engagement and experiences
  • Incorporate interactive elements, networking opportunities, and other features to create a positive and memorable event atmosphere

Performance Measurement

  • Define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of events
  • Analyze data and feedback to make informed decisions and continuously improve future events

Budget Management

  • Manage event budgets efficiently, ensuring cost-effective planning and execution
  • Negotiate contracts through agencies or with vendors and suppliers to maximize budgetary resources

Cross-Functional Collaboration

  • Collaborate with internal teams to align event objectives with broader company goals
  • Foster strong relationships with external partners, sponsors, and vendors

WHO YOU ARE

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in event marketing and event production
  • Experience managing budgets greater than $500k
  • Demonstrated competence in presenting recommendations and gaining alignment with cross-functional teams and leadership
  • Familiarity with contracting and accounting processes
  • Excellent time management, resource management, and planning skills
  • Solid budget management skills
  • Strong analytical approach to problem-solving
  • Roll up your sleeves and get the job done mentality
  • Excellent organizational skills

For candidates based in the United States, the pay range for this position at the start of employment is expected to be between $126,000 and $135,000/year with an expected On Target Earnings (OTE) between $140,000 and $150,000/year (including bonus or commission). Your exact offer may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. In addition to cash compensation, Braze offers full- and part- time employees a comprehensive Total Rewards package that includes equity grants of restricted stock (RSUs) so that all Braze employees own a piece of our company.

#LI-REMOTE

WHAT WE OFFER

Details of these benefits plan will be provided if a candidate receives an offer of employment. Benefits may vary by location.

From offering comprehensive benefits to fostering flexible environments, we’ve got you covered so you can prioritize work-life harmony.

  • Competitive compensation that may include equity
  • Retirement and Employee Stock Purchase Plans
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental, vision, life, and disability
  • Family services that include fertility benefits and equal paid parental leave
  • Professional development supported by formal career pathing, learning platforms, and tuition reimbursement
  • Community engagement opportunities throughout the year, including an annual company wide Volunteer Week
  • Employee Resource Groups that provide supportive communities within Braze
  • Collaborative, transparent, and fun culture recognized as a Great Place to Work®

ABOUT BRAZE

Braze is a leading customer engagement platform that powers lasting connections between consumers and brands they love. Braze allows any marketer to collect and take action on any amount of data from any source, so they can creatively engage with customers in real time, across channels from one platform. From cross-channel messaging and journey orchestration to Al-powered experimentation and optimization, Braze enables companies to build and maintain absolutely engaging relationships with their customers that foster growth and loyalty.

Braze is proudly certified as a Great Place to Work® in the U.S., the UK and Singapore. We ranked #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2024 Best Workplaces (Large), #3 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Wellbeing (Medium), #4 on Great Place to Work’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Europe (Medium), #10 on Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces for Women (Large), #19 on Fortune’s 2023 Best Workplaces in New York (Large). We were also featured in Built In's 2024 Best Places to Work, U.S. News Best Technology Companies to Work For, and Great Place to Work UK’s 2023 Best Workplaces in Tech.

You’ll find many of us at headquarters in New York City or around the world in Austin, Berlin, Chicago, Jakarta, London, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo – not to mention our employees in nearly 50 remote locations.

BRAZE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

At Braze, we strive to create equitable growth and opportunities inside and outside the organization.

Building meaningful connections is at the heart of everything we do, and that includes our recruiting practices. We're committed to offering all candidates a fair, accessible, and inclusive experience – regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. When applying and interviewing with Braze, we want you to feel comfortable showcasing what makes you you.

We know that sometimes different circumstances can lead talented people to hesitate to apply for a role unless they meet 100% of the criteria. If this sounds familiar, we encourage you to apply, as we’d love to meet you.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Global Events Production Manager
  • Company
    Braze
  • Location
    Remote
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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