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Senior Manager, Events Marketing

Slack is looking for an experienced Senior Manager, Events Marketing in Tokyo to run our marketing events strategy across Japan. This will be Slack’s first event marketing hire in region and will report to the department lead in the San Francisco HQ. As the Senior Event Marketing Manager in Tokyo you will be responsible for partnering with the broader marketing team including product marketing, platform marketing, design, and content to extend an integrated event marketing strategy to target priority audiences within Japan. You will also work closely with the Tokyo-based sales team to understand markets priorities and inform customer and prospect facing programs contributing to pipeline and opportunity creation. As the first events manager in Japan, one of Slack’s fastest growing markets, you will be responsible for developing a full funnel event marketing strategy for the region, sourcing and creating a range of in person events including proprietary events and sponsorships, that support growth for both brand awareness and sales.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the HQ based marketing team and Tokyo based sales team to create and drive an integrated strategy for event marketing across Japan.
  • Extend strategic US field and events programs to the Japanese market.
  • Manage all aspects of the event marketing program in Japan including sequencing, budget, vendor management, execution and reporting.
  • Think creatively about audiences and goals to design outstanding, targeted in-person experiences that extend the Slack brand.
  • Report out program effectiveness against designated metrics and goals.  

Requirements:

  • 7-10 years of experience in event marketing or field marketing
  • Proven track record of building and running scalable event programs including small - medium proprietary events and sponsorships of all sizes.
  • Clear understanding of B2B events success metrics and measurement.  
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time.




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