Red Hat Event Marketing Manager - APAC in Singapore, Singapore

Company Description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

The Red Hat Marketing team in Asia Pacific (APAC) is looking for an experienced Event Marketing Manager to join us Singapore. In this role, you will play an important part in the planning and development of Red Hat's largest APAC customer roadshow, partners summit, C-level events, and internal events. Our team aims to collaborate, connect, excite, and transform the attendee experience, and you will ensure all Red Hat events run smoothly and successfully promote the values of Red Hat’s brand and suite of solutions. We'll need you to be highly motivated, positive attitude and results-oriented with great communication skills and ability to handle multiple priorities.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Plan and manage multi-cities events across APAC

  • Organize and implement a vendor request for proposal (RFP) process

  • Develop and maintain project timelines and guide regular team meeting to ensure event deliverables are on track

  • Manage event registration; work closely with internal stakeholders and external vendors to develop codes, attendance models, tracking documents, detailed reports, and full event microsites

  • Research, evaluate, manage, and build relationships with vendors to achieve best results within budgets

  • Manage the attendee experience, ensuring the overall conference themes and current look and feel are consistent and implemented into every detail of events across APAC

  • Good vendors and venue relationships across APAC cities

  • Communicate between the global, regional, and field teams, providing monthly and timely updates via conference calls or in-person presentations

  • Good network of vendors across APAC

  • Work closely with various stakeholders to keep event production within the allocated budget

Required skills

  • Highly creative in conceptualising and executing unique event experience

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field

  • 5+ years of related regional B2B event experience

  • Good experience in managing multi-cities roadshows

  • Solid communication and influencing skills with all levels of internal stakeholders

  • Meticulous, flexible, resourceful, creative, and highly organized; great problem-solving skills

  • Ability to follow budget guidelines and manage spending

  • Passionate about the event industry and making customers feel celebrated

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience collaborating with cross-functional teams

  • Ability to quickly understand complex issues then develop and apply simplifying frameworks to facilitate a broader organizational understanding, decision-making, and action

  • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks, and work within deadline

  • Able to work on your own and under pressure

  • Willingness to travel as needed

  • Experience with Salesforce and Eloqua is an advantage

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Job ID 63043

Category Corporate Marketing