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Community: Global Marketing & Communications
Location: , United States
Date Posted: Jul 21, 2021
Travel Requirements: 25% Travel
Remote – US
We’re looking for an Events Manager to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology. Education is our passion, and our team members bring that to work each day as they aim to advance learning in every region of the world. Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community. We’re focused on driving innovation in EdTech and working with our clients to create a smarter learning environment.
For more information about Blackboard Inc. and our career opportunities, please visit www.blackboard.com.
As Events Manager reporting to the Senior Director of Global Events, you will be key in the driving of event best practices and exceptional program execution while leveraging knowledge and experience to negotiate favorable pricing and terms with vendors supporting company events. You will also drive engagement, collaboration, and management across a matrix organization, external vendors, customers, leadership, and peer level staff to maximize event outcomes that support multiple goals and objectives. As a subject matter expert, you will be responsible for the management, training, and adoption of best practice Global Event tool(s). You’ll also support managing the relationship with event vendors in Blackboard’s Regions and ensure alignment with overall quality and event branding.
Specific responsibilities will include:
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.
Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.
This position is not available for candidates residing in the following states: CA, CO, MA, HI