Senior Virtual Events Manager

  • Amazon
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Jun 10, 2019
Full time Event Management Event Planning Marketing Project Management Technology Virtual Events

Job Description

Senior Virtual Events Manager

Job ID: 873424 | Amazon Web Services, Inc.

Seattle, Washington



Amazon Web Services is seeking a talented, self-directed virtual events manager to join our Major Events Team. As a virtual events manager, you will be responsible for driving the planning process and execution for very large virtual events in the Americas region. This role requires superior project management, time management, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. The candidate should be extremely detail-oriented and have hands-on experience in planning, producing, and promoting virtual events.

Key Responsibilities:
· Build a rolling 12-month virtual events calendar aligned to campaigns, key programs, and business objectives
· Create comprehensive event project plans, conduct regular checkpoints with deliverable owners, escalate risks and challenges appropriately and ensure event is delivered on time and on budget
· Manage agency relationships and production of virtual events to execute events at the highest level
· Drive creation of live, recorded, and on-demand event content
· Lead live event recordings, speaker preparations, session recording, and event moderation activities
· Drive all event testing and quality control procedures before and during the events
· Work with demand generation team to create event emails, landing pages and demand generation activities to achieve event goals
· Build processes for repeatability and scalability of events activities
· Think big to deliver new ideas and creative approaches to constantly improve the customer experience
· Deliver post event reports with data-driven analysis including attendee feedback, goal attainment, and recommendations for future event improvements


· Minimum 5 years of events marketing program management experience
· Experience that demonstrates ability to create new, virtual event programs from the ground up
· Excellent project management skills with demonstrated ability to deliver events on time and on budget
· Ability to deliver virtual events across time zones and geographies
· Outstanding communication skills – written and verbal
· Highly organized and detail oriented
· Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, technology or a relevant field of study.
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role.
· Willing to travel up to 25%


· Knowledge of industry tools including, Marketo, HTML and analytics packages
· Digital marketing experience across email, search and social
· Constantly strives to improve results
· Thrives in highly ambiguous, very fast-moving environment
· Strong team player, motivated to work collaboratively across a variety of stakeholders is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation