Overview

About Wurl, LLC

Do you want to help grow an incredible entertainment and ad tech company with a fantastic culture, collaborate and grow your career, while working remotely?

Wurl is redefining TV through our mission of connecting all the world’s programming with all the world’s viewers. And in pursuit of this, Wurl has become the world leader in powering streaming TV. Our industry-leading platform helps renowned media companies such as A+E Networks, AMC Networks, BBC Studios, Bloomberg, CNN, Reuters, and Sony create streaming TV channels and deliver programming to the world’s biggest Streamers, including Amazon, Roku, Samsung TV Plus, LG, VIZIO, and Rakuten. Today, Wurl interconnects over 1200 streaming channels and Streamers, reaching more than 300 million connected TVs in over 50 countries. The Wurl Network makes it effortless for Content Companies to build global distribution for branded FAST channels, live events, and on-demand programming, as well as manage and monetize their ad inventory.

We’re an entertainment tech startup with 160+ team members across the world. We’ve been recognized as a “Great Place to Work” after the first two years by fostering an inclusive and mission-driven culture. In addition to RSU’s and great benefits, our people work remotely.

Event Manager (Remote):

Wurl is looking for a seasoned event professional, someone who has been in the industry for at least five years, to manage assigned events across the globe.  This role is meant for someone who obsesses over the details, is super organized, loves to plan and who can creatively solve problems.

We have pre-scheduled events across the globe; North America, LATAM, EU and the UK. We need someone who wants to manage vendors, venues and temporary staff expertly.

Your experience managing many moving parts, showing calm under pressure, moving quickly and collaboratively with confidence, managing budgets and executing onsite will be vital in delivering next-level experiences in this role.

What You’ll Do:

  • Conceptualize, design, and create high-profile external events that portray company in a positive light to media, customers, and other key stakeholders. Events include but are not limited to industry events such as MIPCOM Cannes, Cancun, IBC Amsterdam, Content London, NAB Las Vegas, CES, customer dinners and receptions on the East and West coast
  • Work with creative team to concept, develop and execute all marketing communication
  • Ensure all event materials are always on brand
  • Provide strategic guidance for events and other experiences in streaming CTV
  • Design recommendations for strategic approach, policies, budget, and creative direction of new events
  • Manage all communications and promotional materials for events
  • Develop approach and methods to evaluate and measure event success. Leverage insights in the development of an annual strategy
  • Influence and negotiate with internal partners as needed
  • Produce detailed proposals for events, e.g., timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing, and budgets
  • Ensure insurance, legal, health, and safety obligations are adhered to
  • Coordinate venue management, caterers, stand designers, contractors, and equipment hire
  • Coordinate staffing requirements and staff briefings
  • Liaise with marketing and PR colleagues to promote the event (if in-house and ticketed)
  • Oversee the dismantling and removal of events and related materials
  • Perform post-event evaluation, including data entry and analysis and producing reports for event stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of event planning experience
  • Track record of successful event planning and execution
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Proven experience in managing multiple activities at once
  • Someone with a can-do attitude who enjoys traveling 10-20%
  • Experienced traveler

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary & Equity

  • Strong Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits, 90% paid by Wurl

  • Remote first policy

  • Flexible Time Off

  • 12 US Holidays

  • 401(k) Matching

  • Pre-Tax Savings Plans, HSA & FSA

  • Ginger, Aaptiv and Headspace subscriptions for mental and physical wellness

  • OneMedical subscription for 24/7 convenient medical care

  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave for all family additions

  • Discounted PetPlan and easy at home access to Covid testing with empowerDX

  • $1k Work From Home Stipend to set up your Office

Few companies allow you to thrive like you will at Wurl. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the industry’s brightest minds and most innovative thinkers. You will enjoy ongoing mentorship, team collaboration and you will understand what we mean by ‘human connection”.  You will be proud to say you’re a part of the company revolutionizing TV.

At Wurl, we value work-life harmony and believe that family and mental health should always come first.  Our team is fiercely passionate and contagiously enthusiastic about what we are building.  While we are seeking those who know our industry, there is no perfect candidate and we want to encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all requirements.