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Events Manager & Marketing Generalist (m/f/d)

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We are the original creators of Apache Flink, the open-source unified batch/stream processing system that powers applications for all types of companies, from tech giants (Alibaba, Amazon, Netflix, etc) to more traditional enterprises like banks and telecommunications companies. We contribute heavily to Apache Flink while building enterprise-grade products on top of Flink.

Come join our highly talented team at Ververica and work with friendly colleagues on problems and products that change how companies implement data processing, analytics, and applications. Become part of one of the biggest and most active open-source communities, connect with users around the world, and do work that has a visible impact. You will have the opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge technology or be an advocate for new approaches to long-standing problems.

Innovation thrives when diverse points of view come together. Thus, we strive for an equal and inclusive work environment and welcome diverse life experiences and diverse work/educational backgrounds. We’d love to hear how you bring something unique and valuable to our teams.

Time Zone to work in: EMEA (UTC to UTC+2) or Americas (UTC-4 to UTC-8)

 

The opportunity

We are seeking a full-time Events Manager & Marketing Generalist (m/f/d) to join our marketing team at Ververica. In this role, you will report to the Head of Marketing and work cross-functionally with our Growth and Product Management teams organising tech events from small to large. You will also get to work as Marketing Generalist across various tasks and projects.

We are a highly motivated software company originally from Berlin, Germany - now operating globally. We love open source but understand commercial needs as well. We are following an open-core business model looking for additional talents helping us achieve our goals and that of our parent company. We are not a start-up anymore, your employment is backed by one of the largest tech companies.

At Ververica, we embrace diversity and diversity embraces us. If you can add to it, please apply! And if not, still apply – we love diverse skills just as much.

 

Your Work

  • Oversee and lead the Events Management area of Ververica (ie., meetups, Flink Forward, roadshow and training events)
  • Collaborate with our Growth and Product Management teams to help uncover insights and strategies to promote new and existing products, internally and externally through tech events and other marketing activities
  • Often multi-task and prioritize key tasks while maintaining an eye for detail
  • Assist in development and implementation of the Ververica brand and its products and service across entire eco-system (from open source to commercial software audiences)
  • Help identify opportunities within our established client base ensuring consistent growth
  • Understand key marketing performance metrics and tracking tools

 

You will love this job if you …

… have 3+ years of experience in event management, BIG plus if you have a background in tech company B2B events,

… have experience across all event stages: concept, strategy, planning, budget management, execution to post-event review/follow-up,

… can define the marketing events calendar – working with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities,

… want to drive and own the event marketing strategy, manage your budget,

… are a strong negotiator and communicator (good English is a must both in writing and speaking),

… fancy being responsible for leading, planning and executing on Ververica-owned conferences, tradeshow sponsorships, webinars and/or meetups,

… master event-driven lead generation and audience growth across virtual and physical events,

… want to also play a more generalist role from time to time in our marketing and communications activities as a strong team player with a can-do attitude,

 

You will get …

... a very competitive compensation (salary, stocks, bonus) and benefits,

… flexible working arrangements (in European or American time zones),

… access to offices in many locations to come and meet colleagues – but also work if you like!

 

If this is the next step in your career, please apply! We are looking forward to getting to know you personally.

 

Please be informed that by applying for the job offer you hereby agree that Ververica would use your personal data in the recruitment process. The legal basis for processing your application data is Article 6 par. 1 lit. b) GDPR. Your rights in respect of data protection can be found in Chapter 3 of GDPR, and you have the right to contact a supervisory authority. Further, you may contact our data protection officer via dataprotection@ververica.com.

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