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Events Manager



United States · Remote
Posted on Sunday, June 30, 2024

About Us

Since 2016, dbt Labs has been on a mission to help analysts create and disseminate organizational knowledge. dbt Labs pioneered the practice of analytics engineering, built the primary tool in the analytics engineering toolbox, and has been fortunate enough to see a fantastic community coalesce to help push the boundaries of the analytics engineering workflow. Today there are 30,000 companies using dbt every week, 100,000 dbt Community members, and over 4,100 dbt Cloud customers. You can learn more about our values here.

About the role:

dbt Labs is seeking an Event Marketing Manager to oversee our event registration efforts, presence at some of our most strategic third party events annually, and ancillary programming at our annual user conference, Coalesce.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of working across teams to drive successful event marketing campaigns, have a proven ability to work with sales to drive post-event conversion and running high-impact sponsorships of third-party events that drive business impact. Key qualifications include experience managing multiple projects simultaneously, a passion for building and maintaining meaningful relationships with internal stakeholders, strong event marketing and relationship management skills, and a keen attention to detail.

The Events Manager will collaborate with internal teams, including Strategic Events, Sales, Partnerships, Product Marketing, Branding and Demand Generation teams to executive their programs. Reporting to the Director of Strategic Events, this role offers the opportunity to play a pivotal role in our biggest brand moments of the year.

In this role, you can expect to:

  • Lead our Coalesce user conference event registration and attendance promotional campaigns. This will include managing our communications calendar and driving invitation strategy across marketing, sales, partners and more to ensure we achieve our registration targets.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure events accomplish shared goals of building and accelerating pipeline, expanding our existing customer base and building the dbt community. This role will partner closely with sales to drive event ROI.
  • Manage ancillary programs at Coalesce including Executive Summit, Partner Summit, and Investor Summit. The ideal candidate will have proven experience owning high-touch, executive programs from concept to strategy to execution.
  • Own marquee third-party trade show event sponsorships. The Events Manager will own the dbt Labs presence and experience at major partner and industry events. This person will lead overall event planning for the booth, content, ancillary programs, on-site meetings and all sponsorship deliverables to drive brand awareness and pipeline generation.

You are a good fit if you have:

  • 8-10 years experience in event management, primarily with large user conferences and premium, large property sponsorships
  • Experience working at a tech, B2B SaaS technology company
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong project management skills. Proven ability to prioritize effectively while managing multiple competing priorities
  • A data-driven mindset
  • Experience with tools such as HubSpot and project management tools like Asana
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively in an international, diverse and remote environment

You'll have an edge if you have:

  • Experience in the data or analytics space

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary: $137,000 - $161,000
  • Equity Stake
  • Benefits: In the US, dbt Labs offers unlimited vacation (and yes we use it!), 401k w/3% guaranteed contribution, excellent healthcare, paid parental leave, wellness stipend and a home office stipend. For employees outside the United States, dbt Labs offers a competitive benefits package
  • Benefits - dbt Labs offers:
    • Unlimited vacation (and yes we use it!)
    • 401k w/3% guaranteed contribution
    • Excellent healthcare
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • Wellness stipend
    • Home office stipend, and more!

*Equity or comparable benefits may be offered depending on the legal limitations

What to expect in the hiring process (all video interviews unless accommodations are needed):

  1. Interview with Talent Acquisition Partner
  2. Interview with Hiring Manager
  3. Team Interviews

Who we are

At dbt Labs, we have developed strong opinions on how companies should practice analytics.

Specifically, we believe that:

  • Code-based transformations offer unmatched flexibility and transparency across various “multi-player” development to power everyone in the organization to collaborate on a common language
  • Data analysts should adopt similar practices and tools to software developers
  • Critical analytics infrastructure should be controlled by its users as open source software
  • Analytic code itself — not just analytics tools — will increasingly be open source

It turns out that a lot of other people believe this too! Today, there are 30,000 companies using dbt every week, 100,000 dbt Community members, and 4,100 companies paying for dbt Cloud. Our customers include JetBlue, Hubspot, Vodafone New Zealand, and Dunelm. dbt is synonymous with the practice of analytics engineering, defining an entire industry. We’re backed by top investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, and Altimeter.

dbt Labs is an equal opportunity employer. We're committed to building an inclusive team that welcomes a diversity of perspectives, people, and backgrounds regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or any other protected status. We feel strongly that whether or not your experience exactly fits the job description, your passion and skills will stand out and set you apart even if your career has taken some twists and turns. If you are on the fence about whether you meet our requirements, we encourage you to apply anyway! Please reach out to us directly at if you need assistance or an accommodation.

Want to learn more about our focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at dbt Labs? Check out our DEI page here.

dbt Labs reserves the right to amend or withdraw the posting at any time. For employees outside the United States, dbt Labs offers a competitive benefits package. Equity or comparable benefits may be offered depending on the legal or country limitations.