Marketing Event Coordinator

About Cobalt Iron

Cobalt Iron is the global leader in SaaS-based enterprise data protection. The company was founded in 2013 to fundamentally change the way the world thinks about data protection. Through analytics and automation, Cobalt Iron enables enterprises to transform and optimize legacy backup solutions into a simple cloud-based architecture. By leveraging the cloud, Cobalt Iron reduces overall CapEx by more than 50% while eliminating backup failures and inefficiencies. Processing more than seven million jobs a month for customers in 44 countries, Cobalt Iron delivers modern enterprise data protection for enterprise customers.

Who We Are Looking For

We are seeking a marketing event coordinator to manager our small and large events. Our events occur both on and off site, and the event coordinator will have the responsibility of managing all events for the organization. The event coordinator oversees all aspects of event planning and management, including internal and external events. A successful candidate will be extremely organized and be able to manage the logistics of multiple events simultaneously.

This is a full-time, 40 hour per week, on-site position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Understanding the complex needs of different events, and diverse partners
  • Planning event aspects, such as venue, seating, dining, and guest list
  • Coordinating event entertainment, including music, performers, and guest speakers
  • Attentive to the value of staying under budget while planning event specifications
  • Managing and overseeing events on the day of, including problem-solving, welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communicating with staff, organizing vendors, and managing take-down
  • Communicating with marketing team to create effective messaging and collateral for each event
  • Creating sales opportunities for future events during client liaisons and during events
  • Strong communication skills, and the ability to present event ideas and plans to client and vendors.


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or event management
  • Previous event planning experience
  • Excellent time management and communications skills
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Calm under pressure

Job Type



Greater Kansas City / Lawrence, Kansas

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