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Role Description

This role will evolve and up-level Dropboxs existing events & experiencesboth internal & external. In partnership with existing event teams, agencies, & Brand Studio, this role will help reimagine the experience customers & employees have at our in-person & virtual events, all while keeping Dropboxs brand promise to design a more enlightened way of working top of mind. The ideal candidate will use existing resources with an opportunity to expand & scale programs by tying events & experiences to tangible business outcomes (ex., customer events, sales experiences & prospecting, leadership engagement, etc.). In Dropboxs new Virtual First working model, in-person experiences need to offer a consistent vision of our culture & brand & an even more unique & creative way of bringing Dropbox to life.

Responsibilities

  • Evangelize & bring to life a new era of experiences that align with Dropboxs brand promises. 
  • Serve as a trusted partner to existing event teams & agencies, working with their teams to reimagine & elevate Dropbox experiences.
  • Inspire a team of creatives & agency partners to execute world-class events that surprise & delight our customers, employees, & community members.
  • Define an overarching and consistent creative strategy for how we approach eventswhat do we want attendees to think/feel about our experiences? What is the tone of our communications? What gifts do we send them home with?, etc. 
  • Whether it's internal events like large team & leadership off-sites or external events like brand partnerships, customer conferences, etc., this role will define how we can give attendees a memorable and delightful experience that stands out & leaves them feeling inspired and welcomed by the Dropbox brand.
  • Lead the redevelopment of event guidelines & toolkits to enable all teams responsible for putting on events to execute cohesive & inspiring experiences.
  • Reimagine partner, influencer, customer, & employee gifting as a critical part of the in-person experience
  • Key Partners: Brand Studio, Executive Team, Talent Team, Marketing Team, Sales Team, Internal Events, Offsite planning teams, and Workplace Team

Requirements

  • 15+ years of professional experience 
  • In-depth & hands-on experience in events services, hospitality, client service, or consulting
  • Creative thinker with the ability to conceptualize unique event themes, experiences, & activations that resonate with target audiences & reinforce the brand's messaging.
  • Several years of experience in event planning & strategy, preferably in the technology industry.
  • Proven track record of successfully planning & executing large-scale events, such as conferences, product launches, trade shows, & customer events.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with & mentor a team of event planners & coordinators.
  • Strong project management skills & attention to detail, including the ability to prioritize tasks, delegate responsibilities, & meet deadlines.
  • Ability to develop & implement innovative event strategies that align with the brand's overall marketing & business objectives.
  • Experience in analyzing market trends, competitor activities, & audience preferences to inform event planning decisions.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with internal teams, external vendors, & stakeholders at all levels.
  • Proficiency in budget development, forecasting, & management to ensure events are executed within allocated financial resources.
  • Experience in evaluating ROI & effectiveness of events to optimize future budget allocations.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced & dynamic environment, with the flexibility to adjust event plans & strategies in response to changing market dynamics or internal strategy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in event planning & strategy, preferably in the technology industry
  • Proven track record of successfully planning & executing large-scale events, such as conferences, product launches, trade shows, & customer events

Total Rewards

Dropbox takes a number of factors into account when determining individual starting pay, including job & level they are hired into, location/metropolitan area, skillset, & peer compensation.  We target most new hire offers between the minimum up to the middle of the range. Dropbox is a Virtual First company & is open to hiring candidates in all authorized locations. However, for this role, the locations posted are preferred.

Salary/OTE is just one component of Dropboxs total rewards package. All regular employees are also eligible for the corporate bonus program or a sales incentive (target included in OTE) as well as stock in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Current Salary/OTE Ranges (Subject to change):
US Zone 1: $166,600 - $196,000 - $225,400.
US Zone 2: $149,900 - $176,400 - $202,900.
US Zone 3: $133,300 - $156,800 - $180,300.
 
Dropbox uses the zip code of an employees remote work location to determine which metropolitan pay range we use. Current US Zone locations are as follows:
US Zone 1: San Francisco metro, New York City metro, or Seattle metro
US Zone 2: Austin (TX) metro, Chicago metro, California (outside SF metro), Colorado, Connecticut (outside NYC metro), Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York (outside NYC metro), Oregon, Pennsylvania (outside NYC or DC metro), Washington (outside Seattle metro), Washington DC metro & West Virginia (DC metro)
US Zone 3: All other US locations

 
 
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