Marketing Event Coordinator

| Chicago

About Showpad

Showpad is the leading sales enablement platform for the modern seller. Showpad’s all-in-one platform empowers sales and marketing teams to engage buyers through industry-leading training and coaching software and innovative sales content and engagement solutions.

At Showpad, personalities and cultures connect across oceans to create something extraordinary. As a top 10 software company in the Inc. 5,000 Europe list, Showpad is changing the game when it comes to sales enablement. Our employees create the engagement and impact that drives our success as we expand globally.

In the morning, we’re drinking San Francisco cold brew coffee with a side of Portland doughnuts – English scones for afternoon tea, and in the evening we’re toasting success with Belgian tripel Westmalle to a Chicago house tune.

About the position 

The Marketing Event Coordinator will support the day-to-day development and execution of Showpad North America owned events and 3rd party sponsored events. This role will support the North American events team and interact with vendors, partners, senior leaders, and employees across the organization.

Key responsibilities as a Marketing Event Coordinator at Showpad 

  • Plan, organize, promote, facilitate and coordinate different types of owned and 3rd party events such as trade shows, partner events, lunch & learns, workshops and speaking engagements. 
  • Monitor and coordinate the timeline of events 
  • Prepare event reports 
  • Supervise and coordinate the activities of the event vendors including hotels, catering, staffing personnel as well as subcontractors 
  • Provide guidance and information pertaining to events to the sales organization 
  • Prepare event budgets 
  • Ensure that quality client/customer standards are upheld at all times 
  • Preparation of event contracts and ensure that all contractual obligations are met 
  • Schedule events and coordinate appointments 
  • Provide Project Coordination support to Event Manager to include: scheduling of logistics, travel, catering, hotel reservations and AV 
  • Write event newsletters and distribute internal communication updates 
  • Manage internal swag inventory site and maintenance for reorders 
  • Organize event folders with the proper documentation and keep them current for historical and up-to-date reference

Skills and Qualifications we are looking for 

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or event/facility management 
  • 2+ years experience in a B2B Event role
  • Experience in SaaS industry a plus
  • Should be passionate about event management 
  • Good attention to detail 
  • Works well under pressure 
  • Good negotiation skills 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Excellent management and organizational skills 
  • Works well alone and in a team 
  • Strong planning/organization skills 
  • Proven ability to collaborate and manage multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Excellent communications skills – both written and verbal 
  • Strong decision-making skills 
  • Proficient in Google Suite 
  • Ability to produce accurate and high-quality work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills 

What you can expect from Showpad

Focus on Impact and Growth

We are building the future in sales and marketing where every sales person is successful. As an international scale-up, we aim for yearly double digit growth that opens many opportunities. We want people who thrive in a fast-paced, performance-driven company, who are not afraid to stretch themselves in a fun environment, and focus on impact and growth.

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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • WordpressCMS
    • SageCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

Centrally located in the Loop and easily accessible for all commuters with tons of options for lunch.

An Insider's view of Showpad

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe in our Chicago office is unlike any other startup I've ever been a part of. Everyone is smart, humble and effective. Even though we are all busy, everyone is always willing to offer help or guidance - even if it outside of their wheelhouse. We all genuinely enjoy each other's company and want to see our teammates succeed.

Grace

Office Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration is absolutely key for my team, since we’re tasked with bringing many different groups together. And as an international organization, we’re building relationships not only across departments, but across the world too. The key for us is to show how we provide value and prove how our collaboration impacts both revenue and culture.

Gauri

Head of Global Business Development and Alliances

What is your vision for the company?

We’re building the future of sales & marketing success, by empowering sales & marketing teams to sell the way buyers want to buy. We’re delivering a better buyer experience, intelligent sales content and an analytics-powered platform that’s smarter than traditional sales enablement.

Jason

President & COO

What are Showpad Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
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