Manager, Event Marketing (APJ)

Singapore, Singapore


We are a fast-moving, analytically driven B2B marketing team. We show innovative companies how they can improve their applications and get to market faster. We do hundreds of events, thousands of marketing campaigns, research and evangelize ideas that move our industry forward, and more. We are a team of innovators that take exciting and unexpected ideas and bring them to life  – and have fun while doing it!


Datadog’s event marketing team is the secret sauce behind our premiere experiential marketing efforts. Managing over 100 sponsored and third party events, ranging from $25K-$4M, their work is truly the backbone of our lead gen engine - drawing in nearly 60% of our new leads!


Datadog is looking for an experienced Event Marketing Manager to lead our APJ focused sponsorships, and expand our presence at numerous key industry events within the region, (such as, AWS Summits, Google Cloud events etc.). Acting as the central hub of event marketing activity across multiple lines of business, this is an exciting opportunity for someone passionate about event management who thrives taking on new challenges as they work to further build upon an already robust programme.


At Datadog, we place value in our office culture - the relationships and collaboration it builds, and the creativity it brings to the table. We operate as a hybrid workplace to ensure our Datadogs can create a work-life harmony that best fits them.


What You’ll Do:

  • Manage and grow a team while project managing global programs that will help to grow the business within the APJ region
  • Be responsible for the development, logistics, and management of Datadog’s sponsorships presence at trade shows
  • Work collaboratively with all areas of marketing, brand design, engineering, sales, finance, and legal to develop and execute effective marketing programs at events to drive lead generation and thought leadership
  • Captain our events by managing event logistics from conception to completion, staff, and booth space, and ensuring lead goals are met
  • Establish priorities, manage timelines and budgets for multiple projects, ensuring appropriate and cost-effective use of resources
  • Maintain client and sponsor relationships while managing external communications
  • Prepare and negotiate various service provider and event contracts

Who You Are:

  • 7+ years of event marketing experience with at least 3+ years experience managing a team 
  • Experienced in executing lead generating events, in a high-tech, fast-paced environment. Identifying trends, troubleshooting, escalating, tracking, and resolving issues by strategically thinking and balancing a broad range of internal and external factors
  • Confident in your interpersonal skills, with the ability to work well in a cross-functional environment
  • Extremely organized and strong at project management, agency/vendor management, and tactical execution skills
  • Comfortable driving a process with multiple stakeholders and leading meetings
  • A master multi-tasker, able to handle multiple projects at once and changing priorities or direction to overcome roadblocks and meet deadlines
  • Strong in your analytical skills as well as in your ability to think and work both strategically and tactically
  • Highly proficient in Google Suite, Excel, Marketo, Looker, Tableau and/or Metabase and
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs and stand on feet for extended periods of time during the events
  • Willing to travel up to 50% (both domestic/international) and work a flexible schedule as needed (evenings/weekends)
  • Working proficiency in Japanese a bonus but not a prerequisite


Datadog values people from all walks of life. We understand not everyone will meet all the above qualifications on day one. That's okay. If you’re passionate about technology and want to grow your skills, we encourage you to apply.


Benefits and Growth: 

  • Generous and competitive benefits package
  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan
  • Continuous career development and pathing opportunities 
  • Product training to develop an in-depth understanding of our product and space
  • Best in breed onboarding
  • Internal mentor and buddy program cross-departmentally
  • Friendly and inclusive workplace culture


Benefits and Growth listed above may vary based on the country of your employment and the nature of your employment with Datadog.

About Datadog: 

Datadog (NASDAQ: DDOG) is a global SaaS business, delivering a rare combination of growth and profitability. We are on a mission to break down silos and solve complexity in the cloud age by enabling digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure monitoring of our customers’ entire technology stacks. Built by engineers, for engineers, Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes across a wide range of industries. Together, we champion professional development, diversity of thought, innovation, and work excellence to empower continuous growth. Join the pack and become part of a collaborative, pragmatic, and thoughtful people-first community where we solve tough problems, take smart risks, and celebrate one another. Learn more about #DatadogLife on Instagram, LinkedIn, and Datadog Learning Center.

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Datadog is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to offer equal employment opportunity to everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, and more. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. Here are our Candidate Legal Notices for your reference.

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