Experiential & Events Specialist



United Kingdom
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Building the Future of Crypto

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 70+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

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The Team

Kraken is looking for an Experiential & Events Specialist to join our Brand Marketing team. In collaboration with our Head of Brand Partnerships and VP of Brand and Creative, you will manage our events program and strategy, including producing and participating in events, conferences, brand partnerships, activations, VIP experiences and more. You will work closely with all Marketing functions including Brand, Social, Growth and Creative teams, as well as Managed Accounts, Product and other departments, to produce quality events and activations to engage customers, partners and investors. You will also own our hospitality management and execution across Kraken.

The ideal candidate for this position is someone who is creative, versatile, a strong communicator and collaborator internally and externally, and able to ideate and produce creative, efficient and engaging events content on tight deadlines. You are a self-starter that has experience wearing multiple hats in a fast-paced environment, switching effortlessly between planning and execution.

This position is a full-time remote position reporting to the Head of Brand Partnerships.

The Opportunity

  • In collaboration with our Head of Brand Partnerships and VP of Brand and Creative, plan our in-person and virtual events strategy

  • Manage event logistics and execution for conferences, partnership activations, virtual events

  • Connect Kraken business priorities, objectives and key messages across events and partnerships

  • Coordinating and managing pre-event promotion, on-the-day management and post-event follow up activities, including email campaigns, surveys and other inbound and outbound correspondence

  • Lead event execution logistics internally by collaborating with cross-functional Kraken Marketing and business teams to develop assets for event communication and execution

  • Oversee all hospitality logistics across brand partnerships, as well as sponsored conferences and events

  • Help lead the development of post-event content for various distribution channels

  • Assist with the creative development of event initiatives, from branding, agenda design, content creation, and venue selection to event execution

  • Negotiate and manage external partners/vendors

  • Manage event budgets efficiently through forecasting and tracking

  • Demonstrate results and effectiveness of events efforts internally through related data collection and reporting

  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned

Skills you should HODL

  • 2+ years of experiential and virtual event management and planning experience, preferably within the digital assets industry

  • Experienced and willing to work across all aspects of the Marketing process: future products, current business, marketing communications, branding, positioning and messaging, and downstream demand / lead generation

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, along with strong communication, partnership / relationship-building, collaboration, and project management skills

  • Strong time management, organizational and multitasking skills, flexibility and professional confidence

  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently work on multiple project requests simultaneously in a fast-paced environment

  • Passionate about Crypto with a solid understanding of the space

  • Experience working cross-functionally and communicating to a wide range of stakeholders

  • Experience in a fast paced and high growth environment, ability to pivot to the needs of the market.

  • Ability to learn and manage a number of different organizational tools

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Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

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