Events Manager

CA (Remote)

Wurl, the world leader in powering streaming TV, interconnects over 1200 streaming channels from the world’s top content companies with the leading streaming distribution services in over 50 countries. The Wurl Network platform helps leading studios such as A+E Networks, AMC Networks, BBC Studios, Bloomberg, CNN, Reuters and Sony, deliver programming to the biggest streaming platforms, including Amazon IMDb TV, LG, Roku, Samsung TV Plus, Rakuten, Twitch, and VIZIO, while maximizing monetization. Reaching over 300 million connected TVs around the globe, Wurl makes it effortless for content companies to build and track global distribution for branded linear channels, live events, and on-demand programming to manage and monetize their ad inventory.

We're an entertainment tech startup with 160+ team members across the world. We've been recognized as a “Great Place to Work" after the first two years by fostering an inclusive and mission-driven culture. In addition to stock options and great benefits, our people are currently all working remote. 

We are looking for a seasoned event professional, someone who has been in the industry for at least 7 years, to manage assigned events across the globe.  This role is meant for someone who obsesses over the details, is super organized, loves to plan and who can creatively solve problems.

We have pre-scheduled events across the globe, North America, LATAM, EU and the UK. We need someone who wants to manage vendors, venues and temporary staff expertly. 

Must have a proven track record producing events, as well as experience managing many moving parts, showing calm under pressure, working quickly and collaboratively with confidence, managing budgets and executing onsite, all in order to deliver next-level experiences for Wurl.

What you'll do:

  • Conceptualize, design, and create high-profile external events that portray Wurl in a positive light to media, customers and other key stakeholders. Events include but are not limited to industry events such as Mipcom Cannes, Cancun, IBC Amsterdam, Content London, NAB Las Vegas, customer dinners and receptions on the East and West coast.
  • Work with creative team to concept, develop and execute all marketing communication.
  • Ensure all event materials are on brand.
  • Providing strategic guidance for events, and other experiences in streaming CTV.
  • Designing recommendations for strategic approach, policies, budget, and creative direction of new events
  • Manage all communications and promotional materials for events
  • Developing approach and methods to evaluate and measure event success. Leverage insights in the development of an annual strategy
  • Influencing and negotiating with internal partners as needed in the best interests
  • Producing detailed proposals for events, e.g., timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing, and budgets
  • Ensuring insurance, legal, health, and safety obligations are adhered to
  • Coordinating venue management, caterers, stand designers, contractors, and equipment hire
  • Coordinating staffing requirements and staff briefings
  • Liaising with marketing and PR colleagues to promote the event (if in-house and ticketed)
  • Overseeing the dismantling and removal of the event and clearing the venue efficiently
  • Performing post-event evaluation; including data entry and analysis, and producing reports for event stakeholders.

What we're looking for:

  • 7+ years of event planning experience
  • Strong Communications Skills
  • Proven experience in managing multiple activities at once
  • Someone with a can do attitude who enjoys traveling 30-40%
  • Experienced traveler
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Marketing is a plus

What We Offer

Wurl provides a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life/disability insurance, 4 weeks of paid time off, 10 paid holidays, 401(k), flexible schedules and HSA. We are a fun, creative and collaborative remote work environment, headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. We live our values everyday in how we work with one another and support our clients. Wurl is truly a unique place to learn, create and have a daily impact on millions of people every day.  

Our promise to you

Few companies will allow you to thrive like you will at Wurl. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the industry’s brightest minds and most innovative thinkers. You will enjoy ongoing mentorship, and you will understand what we mean by “human connection.” You will be proud to say you’re a part of the company revolutionizing TV.