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Posted Dec 03
Upload, Inc.

Event Director @ Upload

Los Angeles, CA, United States Full Time

Background: Upload, Inc. is the leading news, events, coworking, and education provider in the Virtual Reality/ Augmented Reality industry, with a community of millions worldwide. We are a venture-backed company with our principal offices located in San Francisco and Los Angeles. We are a small team embarking on a huge mission - to unlock every human’s potential.

Upload hosts about 150 events every year, from intimate influencer mixers with the industry leaders, to huge 1,500 person parties at some of the largest events and conferences in the technology/music/creative industries, such as Sundance, SxSW, CES, IEEE, GDC, E3, and more.

Description: Upload is looking for a master Events Director, to help build and execute its event strategy. The job requires building a vision for company events that is authentic to the brand, meeting ambitious revenue goals, and helping to grow the company to new cities in the short term. The job is fast paced and dynamic, and involves highly-tuned coordination and management skills. This is a full time position, preferably in Los Angeles, but San Francisco-based is possible.

You are (skills):

  • A high performing self-starter who enjoys autonomy and broad responsibility
  • Fun, outgoing and enjoy people
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Cool and collected, don't stresses easily, and drive a hard bargain
  • A tech lover
  • Open-minded and fast learner

You have (experience):

  • 3-5 years of event management experience
  • Event experience that should include:
    • Small intimate events
    • Professional events (panels, conferences, etc.)
    • Large conferences / festivals a huge plus
  • Experience building budgets and teams
  • Financial planning and modeling skills (preferred)
  • A technology background (preferred)

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