Events Marketing Manager (Remote)

Toronto, ON

Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description

At Gradle Inc. our mission is to transform how software is built and shipped. Our technology helps companies to develop their software significantly faster and more reliably. We are the company behind the Gradle Build Tool, one of the Top 20 Most Popular Open Source Projects for IT used by millions of  Android and Java developers.

Our commercial product, Gradle Enterprise, has set new standards in software development and is used at companies like LinkedIn, Google, Netflix, SAP, and most valuable technology and Global 1000 companies from around the world. As such, Gradle is one of the fastest-growing start-up ventures based in Silicon Valley. 

As the Events Marketing Manager you will design and implement a strategy for Gradle marketing events, think in-person events, virtual events, sponsorships and gathering important speakers. The outcome of your events is directly tied to both of our goals to fill the funnel with relevant leads and build pipeline for the Sales team.


  • Own the in-person and virtual event strategy; collaborate with internal stakeholders to drive engagements that lead to pipeline growth 
  • Focus efforts on driving the Gradle enterprise business, but have experience and understanding of how our open source activities and the IT practitioners support our company.
  • Manage event projects, budgets, and timelines
  • Track and analyze key marketing metrics and event performance
  • Partner with various marketing functions divisions to develop an innovative, effective, and effective events campaign, from approach to execution
  • Travel for on-site and live events globally as restrictions open up
  • Own the Events Calendar - establish the events and calendar globally of all priority activities across digital and live engagements, including sponsored (industry conferences, trade shows) and owned events (webinars, our own digital conference)

Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications

5+ years of relevant marketing experience managing events
Experience crafting, implementing, and leading events and field marketing initiatives in support of B2B demand generation and pipeline creation
Experience using data and metrics to measure impact and determine improvements
Ability to lead multiple projects at the same time in a fast-paced environment
Experience with Salesforce, Pardot, Clearbit, DemandBase, Drift, Wistia is a plus

What we offer
Collaborating closely and daily with remote colleagues distributed across the globe
Attractive compensation and benefits package
Opportunity for growth into roles in other departments and functions

Remote from North America
While our team works remotely and is spread across the globe, we deeply value daily interactions and collaboration.

How to apply
The following is required with your application:

Please include a cover letter along with your resume and describe why you believe you would be a great addition to the team
For candidates that are invited to interview for this role, the process includes an initial screening, interview with the hiring manager, and a brief panel discussion where you would bring your insights and recommendations.

About us
We are committed and skilled software engineers, product designers, and marketing experts who are passionate about developer productivity. We take pride in delivering products that are relied upon daily by some of the world's leading software organizations, such as Netflix, LinkedIn, Airbnb, Spotify, Twitter, and Atlassian.

Our team is globally distributed but deeply connected. We value our interpersonal relationships as much as we value our achievements. We are a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other and together. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.

Visit our careers page to learn more about the company and see other open positions. Visit Glassdoor to read what current and former Gradle employees have to say about the company.

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