Podium exists to help local businesses win. Using Podium’s technology, local businesses are able to simplify the way they build their business and modernize the way they communicate with their customers – from collecting payments, facilitating online reviews, launching marketing campaigns, and much more.  

Our work and focus on local business and helping them to build thriving businesses has been recognized across the industry, including Forbes’ Next Billion Dollar Startups, Forbes’ Cloud 100, the Inc. 5000 (#13), and Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies. For more about our product, watch this video. Podium has a positive, inclusive, and supportive culture and was recently named one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2021 (4 years in a row). We look for people who are curious, creative and are willing to do the work to be a little better every day. We also embody our company values in all that we do, which always starts with being Customer Obsessed, followed by Be a Founder, Zero Drama, and Enjoy the Ride. 

We are looking for an Event Marketing Manager to join our events team, which is responsible for a high volume of in-person trade shows throughout the year. The ideal candidate will have experience managing large volumes of shows in parallel, and deliver pre - during - and post-show plans to drive brand awareness, pipeline, and revenue. The role will require you to work closely with our sales and partnership teams – things need to be planned meticulously, with great attention to detail. The ability to travel is essential.

Please note that this is a 6-month contract position, from January to June, approximately. 

What you’ll do: 

  • Research, recommend, and manage marketing-related events and trade shows.
  • Own assigned trade shows and events: work with internal teams to develop and implement event marketing strategy. 
  • Perform event manager duties, including researching events, pre and post-event marketing, booking and setting up for events, arranging travel, overseeing trade show inventory and booth assets, and all other trade show and event logistics. 
  • Help track, measure, and report metrics across event marketing efforts. 
  • Represent Podium at trade shows and other activities as needed. 

What we’re looking for: 

  • 2-4 years of trade show or event marketing experience 
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines 
  • Experience negotiating contracts and handling complex budgets 
  • Owner mentality; willing to jump in and help with special projects
  • Excellent project management and organization skills (Asana knowledge helpful)
  • Sense of urgency, and ability to deliver results in tight timeline
  • Proven track record of successful event planning and execution
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time
  • Familiarity with CRM systems is a plus

Podium is an equal opportunity employer. Podium provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, marital status or veteran status.

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