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Events Manager

San Francisco, CA | Marketing

Job Description

Are you looking for a fast paced, high profile role that requires creativity and strategy to develop live brand experiences?  Wikia is seeking a rock star Events Manager to lead the events program in our rapidly growing marketing team.  Reporting to the VP of Marketing, you will be critical in Wikia's effort to lead and fuel our brand, create buzz and help drive our customers.

Like our fans and communities, Wikia is passionate, high-energy, and collaborative. Wikia is one of the largest Creative Commons-licensed sites in the world, as we maintain over 300,000 wikia communities across an impressive array of subjects, spanning all aspects of entertainment, games, and lifestyle. We are rated as a Quantcast Top 30, ComScore Top 100, and Nielsen Top 10 Social Media Site and are visited by over 100 million people a month.

We need YOU to lead the charge in planning all of our trade shows, events and conferences. In close collaboration with our leadership and marketing teams, you will define strategy, scope and budgets to ensure that events are executed seamlessly. You're a creative and innovative events mastermind who will make sure Wikia has a strong brand presence at all major events including Comic-con, South by Southwest, E3, and CES.

Your impact will extend far beyond your own team to encompass our business as a media platform, consumer products and even technology.  Our exciting fan platform is going to introduce great career challenges for you but it is also coupled with a culture that emphasizes strong work life balance. For your expertise, we will offer a competitive salary, stock options, and full benefits.  Our dog-friendly digs are located in San Francisco (between BART and CalTrain) and also come with a stocked pantry and gaming room, where some employees practice yoga at lunch. 

We're a company in its heyday with a website visited by millions.  Up for the challenge?  Inquire within and let's get you started. 

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