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APAC Events Manager

Singapore Remote

D2L is a cloud company that is modernizing education and building the Future of Work. The old models of teaching and learning are in the midst of the largest transformation in history, and D2L is at the heart of that fundamental shift. 

New models of teaching and learning enable a personalized, student-centric experience – and deliver improved retention, engagement, satisfaction, and results for learners of all ages – in schools, campuses, and companies.

D2L is disrupting the way the world learns, by providing the next generation learning environment and solutions to engage and inspire learners. And most importantly, by giving customers a platform that is easy, flexible, and smart. No other company provides a solution as robust and innovative as D2L.

D2L has had a singular mission for 20 years and is dedicated to that same mission in the years ahead: to transform the way the world learns – and by doing so, we will help improve human potential globally.

A member of our Talent Acquisition team reviews ALL of our applications - yes a real person reviews resumes! They are excited to read more about what amazing things you could add to D2L. 

Please note: This role will close for applications at 4pm Eastern on April 15 to ensure the best candidate experience to all applicants. 

Job Summary:

The mission of the Global Event Manager, APAC Marketing is to create, plan, and execute phenomenal event experiences that engage attendees, and meet our marketing and broader business objectives. While part of a global team, you will primarily focus on managing events within the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

As a key member of the Global Events Team (GET) within the Marketing organization at D2L, you will be responsible for the planning and tactical execution of various D2L proprietary and 3rd party sponsored events. You will create and manage memorable event experiences that generate leads, influence pipe, build on our brand momentum, and showcase our company, customers, products, services and staff.

How you will make an impact: 

  • Manage event experiences from concept through completion – planning and preparations, coordination of on-site logistics and production as well as post-event follow-up - ensuring high-level service throughout.
  • Provide direction and coordinate with various departments across multiple countries within the organization, as well as external clients, vendors, and others to establish needs for events throughout all the phases.
  • Cross-functional coordination of tasks and the development of materials, content, assets, toolkits, creative, messaging, and event technical, production, and logistical elements.
  • Liaise and prepare speakers, sponsors, vendors, and enable event staff.
  • Prepare and manage scope, timelines, actions, tasks, risk mitigation plans, dependencies, budget, and purchase requests.
  • Serve as a liaison to key stakeholders and clearly communicate and report on event goals and results.
  • Troubleshoot and handle issues that arise in planning leading up to as well as day-of the event.
  • Assist in enabling internal and external messengers to amplify messaging, drive event registrations, engagement, feedback, and follow-up through various channels.
  • Maintain event calendar and communicate event activities and results across the organization.
  • Nurture and build relationships with internal teams, external vendors, venues, and other industry contacts.
  • Stay current and ahead of the curve on the key industry events in the APAC region to sponsor, as well as event planning, outreach, design and experience trends, with an eye towards continuous improvement, and sharing insights and learnings across the team.
  • Manage the daily details with big-picture strategic thinking to ensure truly unique and immersive event experiences.

What you’ll bring to the role and what we expect: 

  • 3+ years proven experience and success managing and owning end-to-end planning and execution of in-person events.
  • Ability to think quickly under pressure, solve difficult problems, and make split-second decisions.
  • Advanced collaboration, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities in parallel and meeting hard deadlines.
  • Strong ability to coordinate not only your own tasks but also coordinate and drive cross-functional alignment and task accountability with others.
  • Strong organization skills, including multi-tasking and time management.
  • A self-motivated and outgoing individual with the ability to work independently and with a team.
  • Great leadership qualities with the ability to delegate and clearly communicate responsibility to others to meet expectations.
  • Meticulous attention to detail as there will be an element of administration duties, data entry, and contract, venue and technical reviews.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills are an asset.
  • Proficiency with Modus, Marketo, Salesforce or similar CRM technologies preferred.
  • Experience in building enriching working relationships and managing external vendor relationships, both in-person and remotely.
  • Creative mindset and stamina to try new things and figure out how to continuously improve.
  • Communication writing and/or copywriting experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of marketing demand generation funnel is an asset, but not required.
  • Flexibility to work even at irregular hours and to travel both domestic and internationally, as needed. You will be required to travel once a month on average. 

 

The expected base salary range for a new hire in this role is listed below. The annualized base salary offered is determined by each candidate’s relevant knowledge, skills, education, training and experience. It is aligned to ensure both internal and external competitiveness using market data for the geographic location and industry. As part of the total compensation at D2L the role may be eligible for additional benefits including a Wellness Subsidy, Equity Grants, Variable Incentive, and more.

Base Salary Range$60,000—$80,000 SGD

 

Don’t meet every single requirement? We strongly encourage you to still apply! At D2L, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We encourage your application even if you don't believe you meet every single qualification outlined, because we love to help our people grow and develop!

Why we're awesome:

At D2L, we are dedicated to providing you with the tools to do the best work of your life. While some of our perks and benefits may vary depending on location or employment type, we are proud to provide employees with the following through #LifeAtD2L;

  • Impactful work transforming the way the world learns
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Learning and Growth opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $4,000 CAD for continuing education through our Catch the Wave Program
  • 2 Paid Days off for Catch the Wave related activities like exams or final assignments
  • Employee wellbeing (Access to mental health services, EFAP program, financial planning and more)
  • Retirement planning
  • 2 Paid Volunteer Days
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Home Internet Reimbursements
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Employee Recognition
  • Social Events
  • Dog Friendly Offices at our HQ in Kitchener, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Melbourne.
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Job Profile

Regions

Asia/Pacific

Countries

Singapore

Benefits/Perks

Equity grants Variable Incentive Wellness Subsidy

Skills

Budget management Communication CRM Design Education Event Management Event Planning Logistics Coordination Marketing Organization Salesforce Services Strategic Thinking Training

Tasks
  • Assist in driving event registrations, engagement, and feedback
  • Build relationships with internal teams, vendors, and industry contacts
  • Coordinate with various departments and external clients for event needs
  • Cross-functional coordination of tasks and development of event materials
  • Liaise with speakers, sponsors, vendors, and event staff
  • Maintain event calendar and communicate activities and results
  • Manage event experiences from concept through completion
  • Prepare and manage scope, timelines, budget, and purchase requests
  • Stay updated on industry events and trends for continuous improvement
  • Troubleshoot and handle event planning issues
Timezones

Asia/Singapore UTC+8