Sr Events Manager

  • Sumo Logic
  • San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA
  • Mar 08, 2018
Full time Event Management Event Planning Trade Shows

Job Description

Sr Events Manager

at Sumo Logic Redwood City, CA

As the Senior Manager of Corporate Events, you’ll be responsible for working effectively with internal teams, industry organizations and external vendors to deliver world class event programs that drive successful results against strategic objectives, timelines and financial goals. 

Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Senior Manager of Corporate Events position plays a key role in the design, development and implementation of the organization's participation in high profile events. The ideal candidate can thrive under pressure, champion overall breakout event experiences and have a passion for event production and logistics. You must be creative, with an incredible eye for detail and be able to consistently execute with a solid sense for the Sumo Logic brand, culture and products. 

Major tasks include directing and managing the processes of scouting and securing event venues/booth space, budget forecasting and management for marketing operations and events, exhibit layout creation, sourcing and overseeing all on-site vendors, negotiation of staff hotel blocks, on-site trouble-shooting, receipt and organization of event assets post-show, and processing of all corresponding paperwork.


  • Event development and planning
  • Manage event master calendar and strategic plan
  • Budget management
  • Contract negotiation and processing
  • On-site event management
  • Work closely with sales to orchestrate sales motions for each event
  • Forecast and procurement of event resources and technical services
  • Evaluate and provide counsel on new event opportunities


  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5-10 years corporate tradeshow management, preferably in the B2B space
  • Experience managing and forecasting six and seven-figure budgets
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and deliver on time is critical
  • Proven record of producing and managing successful, well-recognized events

Physical Demands 

Ability to lift objects of up to 25 pounds in weight. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. This job includes regular domestic air travel—applicant must be willing to travel regularly. Job entails long work days during events up to 12-14 hours per day.