Events Manager

Communications & PR · Frisco, Texas
Department Communications & PR
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

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Events Manager


The Gearbox Entertainment Company is an award-winning creator and distributor of entertainment for people around the world. Gearbox Entertainment develops and publishes products through its subsidiaries, Gearbox Software and Gearbox Publishing. Gearbox Entertainment has become widely known for successful game franchises including Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, as well as acquired properties Duke Nukem and Homeworld. Gearbox’s ambition is to entertain the world and its key driving objectives include the pursuit of happiness for our talent, partners and customers, the prioritization of entertainment and creativity and a measured respect for profitability. For more information, visit www.Gearbox.com


Gearbox seeks an Events Manager to be responsible for the direction, production, and management of its internal and external events. This leader will engage, supervise, and motivate a matrix of stakeholders, including Gearbox team members, vendors, and partners.


Responsibilities:

  • Develop, plan, and executive experiences that reflect the Gearbox brand and vision, engaging our customers, community, and partners.
  • Manage resources, external support agencies, and contractors to host high-quality events;
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and business partners with support from Gearbox’s Legal and Communications team leadership;
  • Work with Communications, Marketing, and other internal stakeholders to set goals, define metrics, and ensure these are align with Gearbox’s business, communications, and marketing goals;
  • Staff events and assist with set-up/tear down. Some travel, including nights and weekends may be required.


Qualifications:

  • Qualified candidates will possess five to seven years directing conferences and events;
  • An understanding and working knowledge of video games and video game communities;
  • Experience developing and managing event budgets;
  • Superior project management skills;
  • Strong communications skills;
  • Comfort with communicating ideas, projects, and plans to a wide range of levels and leadership; and,
  • Value and understand the importance of collaboration, empathy, teamwork, and humor.



Gearbox Entertainment believes that all team members should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of the world we strive to entertain. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we provide fair and equal treatment to all team members and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. 

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  • Location
    Frisco, Texas
  • Department
    Communications & PR
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced