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Director of Events Marketing



Administration, Marketing & Communications
United States · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Pulumi is looking for a Director of Events Marketing who will play a key role in driving awareness and consideration for our product within developer communities. In this role, your mission will be to generate awareness of our product through industry and community-led events, and accelerate the impact of our sales team using field marketing programs and tactics.

Expect to be challenged, learn, teach, and collaborate with a world-class team of people.

Location: Remote - USA. Pulumi is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

In This Job You Will:

  • Define and develop event marketing at Pulumi - assess our community’s needs and build programs to support sales, marketing and most importantly, our customers.
  • Play a key role in driving community growth and engagement through event marketing, in partnership with our partner, developer advocate, sales, and customer support teams
  • Develop and maintain an integrated events calendar and related budget
  • Project manage events end-to-end; manage contracts, communication, planning, logistics, and overall execution of events, including trade shows, conferences, webinars/workshops, meetups, user groups and occasional team-building activities.
  • Act as the primary logistical support person for marketing events and trade shows. This includes shipping of materials, booth properties, graphics, computers, literature, promotional items, rental equipment, and tracking during transportation.
  • Educate internal staff on event responsibilities, task assignments, and equipment allocation to ensure alignment with department and company objectives
  • Partner with other members of the team to develop promotional strategies
  • Ensure that all event lead metrics are recorded and subsequent follow strategy is implemented

To Be Successful In This Role, You Have:

  • 6+ years in field marketing with deep developer events and field marketing experience
  • Ability to manage large-scale first and third-party events (industry trade shows, user conferences, etc.) as well as smaller community-focused user groups and meetups
  • Experience with end-to-end event marketing
  • A strong collaborator with excellent communication and cross-functional project management skills
  • An appreciation of Open Source startups and their impact on the technical community
  • Successful at delivering, accelerating and expanding the sales pipeline through field marketing initiatives
  • Experience working with partner marketing programs and engaging with a partner community


  • Base Salary Hiring Range: $140,000 - $180,000
  • All full time employee offers at Pulumi include base salary, bonus or variable, equity and benefits (details below).

Pulumi Benefits:

  • Health (US Only) - We offer competitive medical, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance. It is free for our direct employees to be on our insurance.
  • Time Off - Unlimited personal time off (PTO) we ask that employees take at least 3 weeks off during the year in addition to the two annual company-wide wellness weeks and 13 US holidays.
  • 401K (US Only) - with employer match
  • Parental Leave - 20 weeks paid parental leave for the birthing parent or primary caregiver, and 16 for non-birthing parent or secondary caregiver.
  • Remote-First - We are a 100% remote-first company with employees in nearly 20 states, and growing internationally; we encourage asynchronous communication and autonomy. We also provide an annual work from anywhere fund to help cover the employee costs of working remotely.
  • Professional Development & Growth - We encourage a lifelong learning mindset and every employee is given an annual professional development budget.
  • Equity - As a small but growing startup, we all act like owners and you will earn equity in the company.
  • Additional Funds - We offer employees a monthly wellness fund to be spent on anything physical and/or mental wellbeing related. We also provide a quarterly happiness fund to be used toward anything that makes our employees happy!

About Pulumi:

Pulumi is reimagining how developers and DevOps teams create and manage cloud software, through a unique combination of developer tools and system innovation. The company leads with an open source platform that embraces real programming languages, tools, and techniques, and offers an innovative SaaS product that helps teams collaborate.

Pulumi was founded in 2017 by developer and cloud experts from many corners of our industry to deliver innovative approaches to cloud software development. Since emerging from stealth in mid-2018, we are accelerating our platform momentum and product adoption. The team is built on a culture of openness, diversity, respect, and thinking big.

At Pulumi, we don't just accept difference, we look for it, celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our customers. Pulumi is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.