Being a remote-first company, offsites and get-togethers are an important part of what we do.
We're looking for a dynamic in-house events planner to build out and manage our internal
events program. This person will ensure successful planning, oversight and execution of our
events and programs including, internal events, Sales Kickoff and Partner events and executive
programs. This will include venue selection, travel arrangements, menu planning, swag
procurement, onsite event management, and more throughout the year.
Our People team supports over 800 team members in over 40 different countries. Our team is
highly technical and thrives on being able to dive into the details, build from scratch and create
structure through chaos. We're ambitious too. Grafana Labs is scaling at a rapid pace and we're
evolving our team, our processes and the support that we offer to the business at a fast pace.
We're looking for an exceptional Global Events Planner to support our global team. You will
need to thrive in a fast-paced environment, be able to manage through ambiguity, change and
complexity, while supporting the impact to a global organization. This role requires a subject
matter expert with excellent technical attention to detail, strong organizational and project
management skills and a "move fast to make it real" mindset.
3-5 years of experience planning events and large conferences globally (remotely a plus)
Passion for planning and running events to create a unique, positive experience for
Strong operational skills, able to coordinate all moving pieces of an event. Stellar
program development and management skills required.
Strong communication skills to ensure all the right people are informed at the right time
Ability to manage multiple event plans at once
Bring clarity to the overall event planning process, act as the sole source of truth for all
things event strategy and logistics.
Ability to work with Executive staff at all levels of the organization to bring their visions to
life with poise and confidence.
Exceptional leadership, teambuilding, collaborative skills developing and working with
high performing teams who understand business and audience needs. And proven
ability to contribute to cross-functional global teams.
Ability to communicate well at all levels of an organization via presentation, written, and
A "Yes. And..." and "How do we?" approach to exploration, problem-solving, and
A self-driven work ethic and model.
Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment
Execute in-person events at scale, including building out teams, budgets, equipment
delivery, vendor relationships, attendee management, and more
Delivering well-executed, impactful, interactive events for the Grafanistas
Building playbook, best-practices for future events, as well as resources for teams to
self-serve event planning themselves
Manage communications between multiple stakeholders and teams to align expectations
Track progress from start to finish and establish metrics and tracking for successful
Willingness to travel to events as needed to support
About Grafana Labs: There are more than 900,000 active installations of Grafana around the globe, monitoring everything from beehives to climate change in the Alps. The instantly recognizable dashboards have been spotted everywhere from a SpaceX launch and Minecraft HQ to Wimbledon and the Tour de France. Grafana Labs also helps companies including Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, and eBay manage their observability strategies with full-stack offerings that can be run fully managed with Grafana Cloud, or self-managed with Grafana Enterprise Stack. The Grafana stack has grown to include three other open-source projects, Grafana Loki (for logs), Grafana Mimir (for metrics), and Grafana Tempo (for traces).
Benefits: For more information about the perks and benefits of working at Grafana, please check out our careers page.
A note about covid-19: All Grafanistas who wish to attend in-person events or travel for Grafana Labs must be fully-vaccinated.
Equal Opportunity Employer: At Grafana Labs we're building a company where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We know that our company runs on the hard work and the dedication of our passionate and creative employees.
We will recruit, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different and unique. We believe that equality and diversity builds a strong organisation and we're working hard to make sure that's the foundation of our organisation as we grow.
Company name: Grafana Labs
Remote job title: Global Internal Events Manager
Job tags: logistics, Global Teams, Event Planning