SF Bay - Sr. Tradeshow & Event Manager

  • Bay St, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description


Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is considered a global leader in the recruitment of top Sales, Technical Sales (Pre/Post), Support, Marketing, Product Management and Product Marketing candidates in the Data Center Technology space. In the past year, the Lightspeed Recruiting team has delivered top level candidates for the clients considered BEST IN CLASS  including award winners – focusing on Virtualization and Cloud technologies.  Our candidates have repeatedly been the TOP candidates in Sales Achievement, Leadership and Business Excellence. How we do know? Our clients call to Thank Us a Year after placements are made…this is success.

CLIENT INDUSTRY:  Intent Based Networking 


TITLE(S): Senior Tradeshow & Event Manager 

Job Description

In this role, you will be responsible for leading, planning, executing and measuring our clients’ participation in Trade Shows and industry events, globally. As a key member of the marketing team you will work very closely with sales, product marketing, and product teams as well as partners to ensure timely planning and flawless execution of events to accomplish our clients’ sales enablement, global awareness, demand generation, and partner goals.


  • Setting, leading, planning & driving the company’s global tradeshow and industry events calendar on an ongoing basis
  • Accelerating and maximizing global awareness through seamlessly executed events around the world
  • Working with marketing, sales, and product teams to plan and execute product exhibit, staffing, and customer/partner meetings
  • Presenting, speaking, and engaging with prospective customers and partners at industry events giving them a full understanding of our clients’ solution and business
  • Defining and measuring the success and ROI of each event based on visibility, brand awareness, and lead generation
  • Collaborating with sales and partners to ensure event strategy is aligned with marketing and sales objectives
  • Executing all logistics including procuring booth/meeting space, accommodations planning, registrations, vendor management, shipping, and tactics to attract the right audience to the booth, exhibit, and meetings
  • Managing an inventory of exhibit materials and supplies including demo hardware, banners, posters, collateral and giveaways
  • Preparing the execution plan/guide for each show to ensure each attendee is fully prepared for the event
  • Collaborating with marketing on the creation of signage and messaging at Tradeshows and industry events
  • Staffing events globally to ensure flawless execution
  • Managing, planning and tracking large event budgets and expenses to ensure fiscal discipline


  • 5 to 7 years of marketing experience in high tech including Tradeshows and industry events
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in tools such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Powerpoint and Google Suite products required, and familiarity with Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or a related field
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills, especially in a fast-paced cross-functional environment
  • “Roll up sleeves and do what it takes” attitude
  • Strong team player not afraid to present new, creative ideas

Additional Information

Lightspeed Human Capital Management Inc. is a global leader in international recruitment services, specializing in Network Optimization, Service Assurance, Security, OSS/BSS, and SDN/NFV within the telecom space.  Lightspeed works with leading clients in the technology sector and is always looking for exceptional candidates searching for their next opportunity. If this sounds like you, connect with us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter @talentxfactor, and visit our website www.talentxfactor.com.