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Event Manager



Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Company Description

Are you ready to trade your job for a journey? Become a FlyMate!

Passion, excitement & global collaboration are all core to what it means to be a FlyMate. At Flywire, were on a mission to deliver the worlds most important and complex payments. We use our Flywire Advantage - the combination of our next-gen payments platform, proprietary payment network and vertical specific software, to help our clients get paid, and help their customers pay with ease - no matter where they are in the world.

What more do we need to truly be unstoppable? Perhaps, that is you!

Who we are:

Flywire is a global payments enablement and software company, delivering high-stakes, high-value payments across the global education, healthcare, travel and B2B industries.

Today, weve digitized payments for more than 4,000+ global clients in more than 140 currencies across 240 countries and territories around the world. And, were just getting started!

With over 1,200+ global FlyMates, representing more than 40 nationalities, and in 12 offices world-wide, were looking for FlyMates to join the next stage of our journey as we continue to grow.

Job Description

The Opportunity:

The Event Manager will be responsible for running engaging client and third party events in the EMEA region. This role reports directly to the Senior Events Manager. In this role, you will execute on client and third party events that support the business in telling our brand story, and positions Flywire as thought-leader across key topical issues in order to build strong client relationships and drive growth.

Working closely with the field marketing team, the Event Manager will be responsible for executing on a range of events across all the EMEA region.

Our ideal candidate will be able to provide outstanding client service and organize memorable events that meet the intended goals and expectations. You must be able to work well within time limits to plan, resource, and oversee the events. Excellent people and collaboration skills are a must. The abilities to multitask and prioritize are essential.

  • Design, develop, plan and execute high impact client events, maximising client engagement

  • Project management and delivery, from end to end, of a range of event types (including conferences, training events, briefings, roundtables, webinars, third party conferences and exhibitions etc) utilising a range of formats including virtual, hybrid and face-to-face

  • Ability to see the big picture and meet objectives in all stages of event planning, design, and production

  • Collaborative approach to working with the wider marketing team and other stakeholders to promote and publicize events

  • Exceptional communication skills to liaise with stakeholders, identify their requirements and ensure client satisfaction

  • Negotiate contracts and maximise supplier relations

  • Venue sourcing

  • Management of all project elements within time limits and on budget

  • Budget management including detailed project budgets and forecasts

  • Commitment to compliance with all insurance, legal, health, and safety obligations

  • Providing high quality on-site/on the day virtual/hybrid logistics management, working closely with the project team / onsite support staff for flawless delivery

  • Proactive approach to handling issues and troubleshooting any emerging problems on the event day

  • Conduct detailed post-event evaluations, reporting on the outcomes - maximising ROI and achievement of event objectives

  • Ability to be able to articulately propose ideas to improve services and event quality


Here's What We're Looking For:

  • 5-8 years of relevant experience

  • Experience working within the corporate events sector / in-house corporate

  • Demonstrates successful track record of managing events from start to completion

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, work to deadlines, and prioritize between competing demands

  • Previous experience using Cvent, Zoom, Marketo (desired but not essential)

Additional Information

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation, including Restricted Stock Units
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Flying Start - Our immersive Global Induction Program (Meet our Execs & Global Teams)
  • Work with brilliant people that will keep you on your toes, learn more about their journeys by checking out #InsideFlywire on social media
  • Dynamic & Global Team (we have been collaborating virtually for years!)
  • Wellbeing Programs (Mental Health, Wellness, Yoga/Pilates/HIIT Classes) with Global FlyMates
  • Be a meaningful part in our success - every FlyMate makes an impact
  • Competitive time off including FlyBetter Days to volunteer in a cause you believe in and
  • Digital Disconnect Days!
  • Great Talent & Development Programs (Managers Taking Flight for new or aspiring managers!)

Submit today and get started!

We are excited to get to know you! Throughout our process you can expect to meet with different FlyMates including the Hiring Manager, Peers on the team, the VP of the department, and a skills assessment. Your Talent Acquisition Partner will walk you through the steps and be your go-to person for any questions.

Flywire is an equal opportunity employer. With over 30 nationalities across 12 different offices, and diversity and inclusion at the core of our people agenda, we believe our FlyMates are our greatest asset, and were excited to watch our unique culture evolve with each new hire. #LI-Remote