Events Manager (CONTRACT)

| Watertown
Markforged is liberating designers and engineers from the long lead times and high costs of traditional manufacturing. We build cutting-edge next generation cloud connected industrial 3D printers that produce parts 50x faster that are 23x stronger and 20x lower-cost. NASA, Google, Ford, Amazon, Siemens and thousands of companies in 50 countries use Markforged printers to produce same-day prototypes and stronger end-use parts than ever before.
We are seeking an experienced events manager to lead and execute all efforts for industry trade shows and other events. This is a contract position for 6 months to start as soon as possible. We are looking for a solutions-oriented individual able to work cross-functionally both internally and externally. In this role, you will be driving ROI through external events.

In this role you will:

  • Develop and distribute all pre-event, results and post-event communication plan
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop objectives/messaging at shows as well as post-event evaluation including metrics and learnings
  • Travel to priority events to manage on-site logistics, vendor relations and staffing
  • Measure and report ROI metrics for all activities
  • Work closely with sales team to track lead scoring/lead routing from event campaigns
  • Manage events calendar event-related staff needs
  • Support speaking opportunities/sponsorships in conjunction with rest of marketing team
  • Work with marketing team on pre and post marketing communications for all events.

What we look for

  • 3+ years experience manager corporate events/trade show program
  • Strong written and verbal communication and negotiating skills
  • Data-driven mindset, knowledge of Marketo and SalesForce preferred– this is a marketing role. Loving data results is key.
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment – in this role you will be juggling internal and external stakeholders on a regular basis. 
  • Intellectually curious - if additive manufacturing and 3D printing doesn't get you excited about how cool and interesting it is, this probably isn't the right place for you. We love this stuff. Not all of us came from this domain, but we came here since we think it is the future.
  •  Adaptable and Flexible
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs or more
  • Strong written and verbal communication and negotiating skills
  • Ability to travel internationally & domestically
  •  Bachelor’s degree required, CMP preferred

Why Markforged?

  • At Markforged, we have a culture that values learning and teaching, data-driven decisions, and makings things work
  • We learn from failure and are not afraid to keep trying after others have given up
  • We are a team of talented individuals and are looking to grow with enthusiastic individuals who share our vision of improving how the world innovates
  • We offer a competitive compensation package and a full suite of benefits, including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k), parental leave, commuter benefits, open PTO policy, and more
  • Our work environment includes casual dress, a fully stocked kitchen, bike storage, free parking, weekly catered lunches, and fitness perks

Markforged values the differences among our employees and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. These differences include but are not limited to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. This goal emphasizes the development of inclusive work environments that capitalize on each employee’s skills, experience, and unique perspectives as we strive to achieve an unparalleled standard of excellence. To all recruitment agencies: Markforged does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Markforged employees. Markforged is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages

Location

85 School Street, Watertown, MA 02472

An Insider's view of Markforged

What are some social events your company does?

Our office has periodic happy hours and company offsite parties, as well as a weekly all-hands meeting where different teams present and lunch is served.

Daniel

Content Engineer

What does your typical day look like?

A typical day at Markforged is exciting. I work with different teams across the organization on a wide array of projects. Each new day brings a unique set of challenges, and we pride ourselves in repeatedly coming up with effective solutions to the challenges that arise.

Ibraheem

Project Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started at Markforged on the Solutions team. After taking the initiative to learn, attend trade shows, and help with training sessions, the growth of the applications team allowed me to graduate to the role of an Application Engineer. Markforged has continuously allowed me to use my increasing expertise and skill set to grow my career.

Michelle

Application Engineer

What are Markforged Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Markforged provides up to 12 weeks of parental leave to eligible employees.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Markforged has a take what you need vacation policy.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
We have a conference room named "Smash" with plenty of controllers - and ping pong tables in both offices.
Stocked Kitchen
Snacks, hot and cold coffee, gourmet tea selection, soda, Soylent, Chobani yogurt, string cheese, fruit and veggies!
Some Meals Provided
Markforged provides free catered lunch every Monday.
Happy Hours
Monthly New Hire happy hours and weekly Friday happy hours.
Parking
Free, dedicated employee parking lots.
Fitness Subsidies
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