• Events Manager

    Job Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Position Type
  • Overview:

    Achievers is looking for an entrepreneurial, creative, and energetic marketer to lead our Accounts Based Programs and Events function. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a small but mighty team defining marketing for a fast-growing company on an important mission. 

    You’ll be responsible for telling our unique story and success, driving growth and conversions with Sales for Achievers. You’ll report to the Director of Demand Gen and Operations and have the opportunity to develop our field and account-based programs and event strategies, including our roadshows and customer conferences. The scope is inclusive of content strategy with the communications and content team, analyst relationships, product management and marketing, and sales. This person should be aware of event planning and management. You’ll get to work across multiple areas of marketing and have a direct and immediate impact on our company’s success. A successful A-player will bring a passion for high-quality program and event strategy, implementation, logistics, and measurement. This person thrives working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment keen on collaboration and business outcomes.




      • Develop, plan, execute and measure Achievers field programs and corporate event strategies, including industry trade/regional shows, sponsorships, partner programs, roadshows, and customer conferences - with a focus on quantifiable outcomes
      • Work closely with Account Executives, Sales Development Reps, Customer Success, and Product to identify the right events and other tactics to drive conversion and retention
      • Create and implement a new Achievers-run field event strategy
      • Manage the execution of all event planning and logistics
      • Directly work with Field Sales to create programs that target top-tier accounts in pipeline with the goal of supporting sales to convert opportunities into deals
      • Ensure tight alignment of spend against high return by analyzing and reporting full funnel contribution against marketing activities
      • Build and foster relationships with industry trade show leaders
      • Work cross-functionally to create speaking opportunities and align speakers (internal and external)
      • Lead creation of event communications and promotion to drive meaningful attendance and engagement with key prospects, partners, and customers



      • 5+ years in corporate marketing focused on events, field and account-based marketing, working for or on behalf of B2B software companies (SaaS preferred)
      • Experience planning and managing logistics for company participation in conferences and trade shows (specifically customer conferences or roadshows)
      • Stellar project management and communication skills
      • Flexible work schedule and the willingness to travel (including potential evening and weekend work)
      • Bachelors (BA/BS) degree from accredited four-year college or university or equivalent experience
      • Experience with Salesforce.com and a marketing automation platform (Marketo) preferred

    About You

      • Action and results-oriented: rolls-up sleeves and tackles work head-on - no task is too small or insignificant for you
      • Proven ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, highly dynamic and collaborative environment
      • Never satisfied with the status quo – always looking for opportunities to improve
      • Strategy is not complete unless it includes metrics and clear definitions of success
      • Excellent communicator, collaborator, and creative thinker, with an ability to use data to inform all decisions
      • Team player who is enthusiastic about helping out across the team, and learning new skills within the marketing function
      • Can work as an individual contributor or in a group and is driven.


    Engaging and retaining top talent is the #1 issue facing enterprise organizations today. Because the employee experience has a direct impact on the customer experience, leaders across the board are seeking solutions to optimize their investments in the employee experience. Achievers, a Blackhawk Network company, helps companies identify opportunities in 3 key areas; Leveraging recognition and reward strategies to drive and align behavior, providing real-time engagement measurement for identifying problem areas early on and comprehensive data insights to understand the impact on a company’s KPIs. Our SaaS solution and services drive impact on business critical outcomes and quickly demonstrate that we are a need to have solution for organizations who understand the impact their people can have on the business. Achievers has demonstrated  continuous success continuously through our research and customers. Our customer base includes some of the most significant companies in their industry and the world; Ericsson, Rogers, Smart & Final, Visa, Bayer, and Samsung. To learn more about Achievers, visit our website at https://www.achievers.com/.





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