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Global Events Manager - Digital & Production

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Marketing
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020274 Requisition #
The Digital & Production, Event Manager is responsible for producing and executing small to large scale Akamai internal and external events and specifically leading Akamai’s annual flagship event EdgeWorld. In this role, a successful candidate will work across the global Akamai Marketing, product marketing and enablement teams to strategize, design, plan, and produce in person events and related digital/video assets.

The candidate must be a top-notch communicator with exceptional relationship management skills, both with external and internal parties, and the ability to effectively work with senior-level executives to participate/speak at our events. The ideal candidate is a self-starter and strong project manager who is undaunted by multi-tasking and possesses exceptional creativity with a devotion to deadlines.

In this role you will oversee operations of an in-house multimedia production studio and maintaining a dynamic asset library to create and repurpose media content for events, communication, webcasts, podcasts, marketing, social media, and enablement across divisions from sales and services to channels and partners is key.

Responsibilities
  • Pre-production, Production and Postproduction Supervision
  • Podcast Strategy, Production and Publishing
  • Multimedia production strategy
  • Event A/V Production Strategy, Management and Collaboration
  • Event Production (run of show, managing rehearsals, run of show, etc)
  • Oversee In-house Studio Production and Equipment
  • Vendor and Freelance Sourcing, Negotiation, and Management
  • Enable and maintain Video Asset Library
  • Corporate Website Team Collaboration
  • Video and Digital development
Required Education and Experience:
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience with a BS/BA degree 
Required Skills:
  • 5 years of relevant experience in event production and digital
Desired Qualifications:
  • Strong leadership drive and passion with the ability to influence and support internal clients and stakeholders as well as manage third-party relationships
  • Project management experience to execute multi-disciplinary media projects
  • Technology knowledge for multimedia execution & creation
  • Strategic thinking in crafting messaging that is clear, compelling and impactful
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively across divisions and leadership levels
  • Track record of team management, building and growth
  • Ability to create effective partnerships at all levels of the organization
  • Solid understanding and demonstration of brand and corporate communications

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit www.akamai.com and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.


Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at www.akamai.com/diversity.


Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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