Events Manager

  • 225 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

At SmartRecruiters, we believe that people are the heart of an organization. That’s why we’ve built our modern Talent Acquisition Platform to help companies hire the best talent!  In 7 years, we expanded our customer base to 4000 companies in every industry and continent and have given transparency and feedback to millions of candidates on their applications.


We offer a competitive salary, generous equity, and strong career progression opportunities. We enjoy a collaborative environment that spans offices in San Francisco, Berlin, Krakow, Paris, London, and Spokane. This is a casual and pet-friendly place. We pride ourselves for being a product first organization, and we have one spot open on our product team!

Job Description

This position can be either based in our San Francisco office or can be a remote position.

The Events Manager will be responsible for the planning, implementation, and execution of SmartRecruiters events that drive brand awareness and generate sales pipeline. This includes key industry tradeshows and SmartRecruiters’ annual industry conference, Hiring Success.

This position reports to the Director of Field Marketing & Events and works closely with individuals across the company including sales, customer success and the marketing team (product marketing, communications, design, digital, and customer marketing).

If you’re passionate about creating high-value memorable event experiences, we want to hear from you!

You Will:

  • Deliver world-class event programs that drive successful results with strategic objectives, timelines, and budgets

  • Develop integrated event plans from project plan and kickoff, to on-site event management and post-event follow up

  • Bring together cross-functional teams to deliver all event-related marketing including: content development, offers and promotions, email campaigns and landing pages, and sales outreach and engagement

  • Run pre and post event planning meetings and communications including event staffing, speaker management, agendas, on-site needs, and sales preparation

  • Evaluate event performance, including lead and ROI tracking and deliver wrap-up reports

  • Manage and process event leads with marketing ops in a timely and efficient manner

  • Manage event calendar and identify future opportunities

  • Assist with key components of SmartRecruiters’ annual industry event, Hiring Success



  • 3-5 years managing B2B marketing events and industry trade shows with a proven success record. Experience in the HR industry is ideal

  • Strong understanding of event strategy, operations, and integrated event marketing

  • Highly organized, detail focused, results-driven, ability to handle stress and last-minute, urgent requests

  • Experience with event ROI reporting and tools including Salesforce and marketing automation (Marketo or equivalent)

  • Excellent budgeting and vendor management skills including booths, swag vendors, printing vendors, and trade show management companies

  • Responsive and proactive on timely and priority campaigns and/or tasks

  • Proficient in Google Drive applications, i.e. Docs, Sheets, Slides

  • You have a 'make it work' attitude – someone who is scrappy, creative, asks questions, solution-oriented, provides status updates and speaks to performance results

  • You're fun, upbeat & positive and contribute to the fun team environment and culture

Additional Information

We are an equal opportunity employer and we encourage diversity of thought, age, race, gender, education, and culture. Thanks to this approach, world class enterprises like Adidas, IKEA, VISA, and Square abandoned their Application Tracking Systems for our modern talent acquisition solution. What once started as a freemium product is now one of the world's fastest growing enterprise solutions.


We are a series C funded startup, backed by Insight Ventures, Mayfield, and Rembrandt. Our entrepreneurial environment will make you feel supported, grow your career, and make it a joy to go to the office. We operate on four values: CEO of your job, As One, Smarter, and Impact. We expect you to own your role and have the confidence to bring creative ideas to the hands of millions.