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Why Join?

They’re innovators, change-makers, and collaborators. More than just a software company — they’re a cloud-based powerhouse that creates products to make customers’ lives easier. They are revolutionizing the way people do business, and they want your ideas, your enthusiasm, and your passion to help them keep on innovating.

AppFolio (NASDAQ: APPF) was founded in 2006 with the mission to revolutionize vertical industry businesses by providing great software and service. Their easy-to-use, cloud-based software helps customers more effectively market, manage, and grow their businesses. Their software solutions exist in the real estate vertical, including AppFolio Property Manager and AppFolio Investment Management.

Your Mission:

The Sr. Manager, Events will lead a team of events managers and collaborate cross-functionally to bring the event's go-to-market plans to life. This event expert will be proficient with a wide portfolio of events and help develop and execute multiple segment events strategies across the business. You will keep alignment and collaboration among teams to deliver exceptional events and experiences and help evolve a best-in-class events program.

Reporting to the Director, Events, you will effectively work across the organization with a wide range of departments and functional teams and use your leadership and project management skills to ensure the delivery of successful and impactful events.

You Can Expect To:

  • Manage an incredible team of events managers and be a great leader, mentor, and supporter of your team and their respective segments.
  • Work with the individual event managers and segment teams in the development, execution, and measurement of events, to ensure goals and outcomes are over achieved.
  • Design unique and impactful segment-specific events and experiences that align with our business objectives.
  • Ensure that all events have an integrated marketing approach, optimizing AppFolio’s presence throughout, from pre to post-show.
  • Optimize Industry Association memberships and sponsorships, and ensure hosted 3rd party events are executed at the highest level, building our brand, driving pipeline, and dominating our presence in the marketplace.
  • Help develop and mentor your team, making the AppFolio events team a world-class events team.

Is This You?

  • 10-12+ years of experience in event marketing, tradeshow, and conference management
  • 5+ years of experience as a people manager of multiple direct reports
  • Excellent project management, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Extensive experience in a wide range of events.
  • Proficiency in working across the organization from C-Suite to Procurement, IT, and Legal, as extensive management of 3rd party agencies/vendors
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously while successfully working cross-functionally
  • Strong business writing and communication capabilities, preferably with direct experience in B2B marketing
  • Resourceful problem solver with the ability to collaborate effectively across multiple groups.
  • Agile, with experience in navigating the business and getting things done
  • Strong critical thinking skills, versed in navigating complex situations
  • Creative thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit and strong implementation ability
  • Empathetic, positive attitude and a great sense of humor
  • Able to build, articulate and present presentations for the appropriate audiences
  • Experience with GoogleSuite, Slack, Salesforce and ability to grasp and use a diverse tech stack
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