Global Events Manager

at

Zscaler

San Jose, CA
Full Time
11mo ago

Company Description

Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS) accelerates digital transformation so that customers can be more agile, efficient, resilient, and secure. The Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange is the company’s cloud-native platform that protects thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss by securely connecting users, devices, and applications in any location. 

With more than 10 years of experience developing, operating, and scaling the cloud, Zscaler serves thousands of enterprise customers around the world, including 450 of the Forbes Global 2000 organizations. In addition to protecting customers from damaging threats, such as ransomware and data exfiltration, it helps them slash costs, reduce complexity, and improve the user experience by eliminating stacks of latency-creating gateway appliances. 

Zscaler was founded in 2007 with a mission to make the cloud a safe place to do business and a  more enjoyable experience for enterprise users. Zscaler’s purpose-built security platform puts a company’s defenses and controls where the connections occur—the internet—so that every connection is fast and secure, no matter how or where users connect or where their applications and workloads reside.

Job Description

The global events manager will report to Zscaler’s Director of Global Events and
be responsible for executing on the direction of the Zscaler brand experience at
virtual and eventually in-person/hybrid industry tradeshows and company-driven
events.
As a member of the demand generation team, this person will help develop,
manage, execute and measure a portfolio of internal and external event
initiatives, and will be responsible for the following:

  • Help develop, flawlessly execute and measure a portfolio of internal and external event initiatives, aligned and integrated into Zscaler’s campaigns and overarching marketing strategy
  • Manage the logistical execution and cross-functional project management of our Zenith Live virtual and live/hybrid conferences that bring together thousands of our customers and partners from around the globe
  • Drive the execution and cross-functional project management of the
  • Zscaler brand experience and pipeline generation at major industry tradeshows and large-scale company-driven events
  • Work closely with the broader marketing team to curate content and maintain consistency across all event branding, messaging and programs
  • Partner with the demand generation and digital marketing team to drive high registration and deliver a compelling pre-, onsite and post event experience that maximizes customer and prospect engagement and drives pipeline
  • Maintain a budget for large scale events and closely track spend against targets
  • Research and understand personas for each event type to maximize impact
  • Set success criteria, measure and report out the impact of each major event on awareness, engagement and pipeline acceleration metrics
  • Validate event investment versus the ROI driven from each major event
  • Develop strong cross-functional relationships to ensure involvement and input on event strategy from product, customer success, and sales

Qualifications

  • Experience in managing complex virtual and live events in B2B software, SaaS or IT security industries
  • Experience in planning and managing virtual, live and hybrid event logistics across multiple teams
  • Experience project managing complex events/projects and motivating global teams, remote workers, contractors and vendors
  • Strong analytical skills and enthusiasm for data-driven marketing
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well across teams, customers, sales, partners, vendors
  • Understanding and ability to align events to pipeline generation and acceleration
  • Outstanding written communication and organization skills
  • Excellent project management skills with an eye and attention for details
  • Self-motivated and sense of urgency, must have the ability to manage multiple projects/events at one time
  • Must be able to assess and prioritize workload in a strict deadline-driven environment
  • Event management software experience a plus
  • Some interaction with international teams and occasional travel

Additional Information

Why Zscaler?
We are playing in a rapidly growing 20B + TAM and huge market mega-shifts that leads directly to Zscaler; tracking a growth path similar to Salesforce, Workday, & ServiceNow.  People who excel at Zscaler are smart, motivated and share our values. Ask yourself: Do you want to team with the best talent in the industry? Do you want to work on disruptive technology? Do you thrive in a fluid work environment? Do you appreciate a company culture that enables individual and group success and celebrates achievement?

If you said yes, we’d love to talk to you about joining our award-winning team!

Learn more at zscaler.com or follow us on Twitter @zscaler. Additional information about Zscaler (NASDAQ : ZS ) is available at http://www.zscaler.com.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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What You Can Expect From Us:

  • An environment where you will be working on cutting edge technologies and architectures
  • A fun, passionate and collaborative workplace
  • Competitive salary and benefits, including equity

Why Zscaler?

People who excel at Zscaler are smart, motivated and share our values. Ask yourself: Do you want to team with the best talent in the industry? Do you want to work on disruptive technology? Do you thrive in a fluid work environment? Do you appreciate a company culture that enables individual and group success and celebrates achievement? If you said yes, we’d love to talk to you about joining our award-winning team. 

Additional information about Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS ) is available at https://www.zscaler.com

Zscaler is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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