• Event Marketing Manager - UKI

    Location UK-Berkshire-Reading
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  • Company Description

    Veeam® recognizes the new challenges companies across the globe face in enabling the Always-On Enterprise™, a business that must operate 24.7.365. To address this, Veeam has pioneered a new market of Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ by helping organizations meet recovery time and point objectives (RTPO™) of less than 15 minutes for all applications and data, through a fundamentally new kind of solution that delivers high-speed recovery, data loss avoidance, verified recoverability, leveraged data and complete visibility. Veeam Availability Suite™, which includes Veeam Backup & Replication™, leverages virtualization, storage, and cloud technologies that enable the modern data center to help organizations save time, mitigate risks, and dramatically reduce capital and operational costs, while always supporting the current and future business goals of Veeam customers.


    Founded in 2006, Veeam's global headquarters are located in Baar, Switzerland, and the company has offices throughout the world. To learn more, visit


    Veeam is seeking an experienced events manager to oversee and manage a combination of external and internal events, spanning but not restricted to; customer & alliance shows, partner summits and participation at UKI industry events.  The Event Manager will draw on diverse skills and direct experience to manage all elements of the UKI event programme, from conception through to planning and execution.  This is an exciting opportunity for an individual looking to thrive in a dynamic environment and demonstrate programme management skills while working towards driving interactive event experiences and ultimately the sales pipeline.


    Reporting into the UKI Senior Field Marketing Manager, this role works closely with the regional field and channel sales & marketing team to execute against local objectives whilst working to the broader Global strategy of strengthening Veeam’s position in the Enterprise market.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a mature team within a successful and ambitious software vendor which has enjoyed double digit growth since conception in 2009.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Contribute to the regional marketing KPIs for event component; MQLs, SQLs and marketing-sourced pipeline

    • Effectively business partner with local Marketing & Sales team to develop exciting agendas, interactive experiences, dynamic speaking opportunities and compelling events which appeal to the regional market

    • Develop and organise show plans for all UKI events; communicating plans to internal stake holders, and executing onsite

    • Integrate digital and social promotions in pre- and post-event plans

    • Assist in multiple projects simultaneously while effectively managing time and ensuring budgets and deadlines are met

    • Assist with recruitment and administration of sponsorship from key alliances and partners of Veeam-own events

    • Ability to work with conference and event stakeholders, including Veeam executives, product and sales teams, and individuals in senior positions with customers and partners

    • Work with fellow Global Event team members (US and Russia) and cross-functional teams in growing event programmes that support the attendee experience

    • Perform site visits to assess suitability of conference facilities and hotels for large Veeam events

    • Track and analyse the effectiveness of all events and adjust based on key findings. B

    • Be a thoughtful, engaged and positive team member with an appetite to develop creative approaches to building/sustaining a best-in-class event experience.


    Key Requirements

    • Significant experience in event management

    • Inventive, self-starter with a sense of urgency and strong work ethic

    • Sound understanding of the marketing mix and applications, including digital and social techniques

    • Experience in broader marketing roles (marketing communications, campaign management) is a strong advantage

    • Ability to assist in multiple projects simultaneously while effectively managing time and ensuring budgets and deadlines are met

    • Problem-solving skills, strong communication skills (particularly writing), solution orientation

    • Travel to UKI events - 10-20% travel, season dependent

    • Ability to deliver high performance results in a fast-paced, dynamic workplace

    • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills

    We offer

    • Modern, energetic, global working environment

    • Opportunities for professional growth and promotion

    • Work in a stable, dynamic company

    • Competitive salary, depending on skills and experience

    • Comprehensive healthcare

    Veeam Software is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. Veeam promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons and veterans. Veeam also maintains a drug-free workplace.




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