Equinix Content And Program Manager Events in Denver, Colorado

Content and Program Manager - Events JOIN THE EQUINIX TEAM At Equinix, we're always breaking new ground in theinformation-driven world. As we continue to expand, we are committed tofinding the best and the brightest minds in the industry. We realize that oursuccess depends on the talents of our people. If you thrive in an exciting,fast-paced environment and wish to be a part of a visionary,industry-leading company, then start your career with Equinix today. Weembrace our responsibility for equal opportunity in employment bydemonstrating respect for each employee's unique background and capabilities. The Events Manager is an exciting new position at Equinix, reporting tothe Events Senior Manager. It has been created to focus on programming forEquinix s annual multi-million-dollar global sales kick off Connect aswell as other events including Presidents Club (sales incentive trip),Analyst Day, Executive Offsites and much more! Equinix takes pride inputting on world class events. As such, it is imperative that the content isrelevant to the current market/industry trends, highlights the currentstate of our business, and is both educational and motivating. The rolerequires a person with exceptional project management skills, someone whohas experience with events and is highly collaborative. This is an Individual Contributor role responsible for managingprogramming and content for events, in collaboration with other eventplanners. RESPONSIBILITIES Content & Programming Event Strategy Creation * Determine goals and objectives * Determine target audience/persona * Create strategy timeline * Determine desired business & event outcome * Map out the attendee journey pre, during and post-event Voice of the Customer Research * Help focus budget investments * Create measurable objectives (SMART goals) * Measure against objectives * Qualitative and quantitative pre- and post-event research * Analyze and summarize data for output/distribution Agenda Creation * Determine event theme * Determine agenda framework: topics, priorities, concerns,gaps, opportunities * Recommend agenda design: breakouts, keynote, fireside chat,interactive activity, etc. * Recommend assets: video, PPT, skit, event app integration, etc. * Utilize event agenda best practices including time management,audience experience and engagement, etc. Content Creation * Create content framework * Create deadlines * Determine resource requirements and manage workflow Communications plan * Create and manage plan and deadlines * Manage resources to deliver on plan, including writing and editingcontent * Identify creative ways to communicate with audience and stakeholders Guest Speaker * Research and placement * Manage speakers content and customize for Equinix Project Management * Ensuring the project teams stays on task and on time * Ability to manage internal teams and external vendors to deliver workon time and within budget * Schedule calls, meetings, etc. * Manage meeting agendas, time management and note taking * Manage deadlines and outstanding deliverables * Manage time during meetings * Maintain and manage WorkZone (our online Project Management tool) Maintaining and creating project dashboards and templates * Overall project dashboard * Change management * Project team org chart/R&R/contact list Managing against an agreed upon budget * Capture accurate budget information * Proactively communicate budget status, including overages QUALIFICATIONS * 7+ years experience preferred * Bachelor's Degree required * Experience in planning large-scale, internal events is highly valued * Equinix is growing very rapidly and the desire and ability to functionin a very dynamic and fast-paced environment are critical to success * Self-starter with the ability to