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Event Technology Specialist

Company: Splunk
Location: Plano
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Join us as we pursue our mission to remove the barriers between data and action, so that everyone thrives in the Data Age. Splunk is filled with people who are passionate about pushing the boundaries of technology in an effort to help our customers succeed. As the worlds first Data-to-Everything Platform, Splunk is creating a world where data provides clarity, elevates discussion and accelerates progress. We invite you to explore what has made us one of the fastest growing technology companies in history, and how you can be an integral part of our journey! The Event Technology Specialist is an active member of Splunks Global Event Marketing team, working on event technology strategy and supporting events such as our global user conference, .conf, SplunkLive!, Sales/Partner Kickoffs, industry programming and other high-value programs. Although broad marketing and event management experience is welcome, this position requires clearly defined skills, specifically software and event platform system knowledge and proven success in working cross functionally leading teams toward a project goal.The Manager, Event Technology is responsible for recommending, managing and maintaining event technology solutions such as registration platforms, call for papers backend, speaker and exhibitor resource centers, 1:1 meeting tools, mobile applications and lead retrieval systems. This team member will enable events such as Splunks global user conference, .conf, SplunkLive!, Sales Kickoff, executive meetings and other high-value programs. This role will establish goals and business requirements to ensure high-levels of end user satisfaction, accurate data capture and provide reporting to drive growth and profitability.This person will achieve event program goals, identify areas for improvement, and implement methodologies and process plans related to the overall management and execution of technology strategy and operations. This role falls under the Global Event Marketing team with a companion role being supported under the Marketing Operations (MOPS) team.Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with program partners/leads, create event checklist to source Reg/Web/Integration needs for each program seeking support.
  • Effectively manage data integrity in accordance with established event registration policies for all programming
  • Offer insights into how other non-registration tech can support various programs.
  • Report building, managing and distribution as requested by extended event teams.
  • Design registration and website plans to execute successful user journeys on each program.
  • Investigate new technology vendors for virtual programs, registration and other GEM needs
  • Collaborate with MOPS counterpart on new technology needs and effective integration planning.
  • Create timelines and event schedules to ensure goals are met and ensure consistency and accuracy can be mapped across programs.
  • Work cross functionally with agency partners, vendors and internal program owners
  • On-site event support and supervision of established vendors
  • Bring Splunks core values into your decisions and your daily workSkill Requirements
    • 2-5 years of demonstrated success in systems management in a rapid-growth environment, corporate or agency-side, tech sector preferred
    • Ability to work on multiple projects at once, set goals, work proactively and independently, problem solve, improvise and function as part of a team that must perform under pressure
    • Commitment to collaborate and develop positive business relationships with all team peers and business owners
    • Tact, integrity, and composure that allows you to work effectively at all levels within a large organization
    • Enthusiastic colleague with outstanding communication, project management and interpersonal skills
    • Experience with multiple tech event platforms desired. Software knowledge should include: Rainfocus, Swoogo, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Jiffle Now and Slack.
    • Experience with Eloqua and SFDC is useful and knowledge of virtual event platforms and mobile apps is a plus; platforms such as Intrado, On24, OEP, EventBase.
    • Travel limited to assigned events.We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.About SplunkSplunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big datagenerated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. Its what we call Operational Intelligence.Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.Weve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!SF OnlyMedical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQs, soccer, Fun Fridays.Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.Non SFMedical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQs, soccer and Fun Fridays.This isnt a job its a life changer are you ready?Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labors EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunks Affirmative Action Policy Statement.Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunks Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.Splunk is also committed to providing access to all individuals who are seeking information from our website. Any individual using assistive technology (such as a screen reader, Braille reader, etc.) who experiences difficulty accessing information on any part of Splunks website should send comments to Please include the nature of the accessibility problem and your e-mail or contact address. If the accessibility problem involves a particular page, the message should include the URL of that page.Splunk doesn't accept unsolicited agency resumes and won't pay fees to any third-party agency or firm that doesn't have a signed agreement with Splunk.To check on your application click here.

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