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Senior Events Specialist (US Remote)



Canonsburg, PA, USA · United States
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Requisition #: 14640

Our Mission: Powering Innovation That Drives Human Advancement

When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.

Innovate With Ansys, Power Your Career.


The Senior Events Specialist will develop, manage, and evolve event strategies for small to mid-sized events. This position works closely to build relationships with key program stakeholders including product marketing managers, industry marketing managers, product managers, support teams, and sales to align strategies and ensure a cohesive approach to marketing event efforts. The primary objectives of the role are demand generation, account penetration, maximizing existing usage, and building industry influence through successful event execution and understanding of key industry trends, strategic market opportunities, and organizational priorities.


  • Event Strategy: Develop and execute comprehensive event plans for the entire event lifecycle, from ideation to post-event reporting, that align with our marketing objectives, target audience, and overall brand strategy.

  • Budget Management: Take ownership of event budgets, ensuring efficient allocation of resources and cost-effectiveness throughout the planning and execution process.

  • Vendor Management: Source and negotiate with vendors, including event venues, booth builders, catering services, AV teams, and other suppliers, to ensure high-quality event experiences within budget constraints.

  • Event Execution: Oversee all aspects of event logistics, including setup, registration, booth staffing coordination, and troubleshooting, to ensure flawless execution and a positive attendee experience.

  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with various internal teams, such as product marketing, field marketing, creative, and sales, to ensure alignment and cohesion across all marketing initiatives and maximize the impact of events.

  • Event Presence: Be the face of our company at various events, engaging attendees with enthusiasm and knowledge about our products and services. Demonstrate a deep understanding of our offerings and the value they bring to customers.

  • Post-event Reporting and Analysis: Evaluate event performance, gather feedback, and analyze data to provide comprehensive reports that measure the success of events against set KPIs.


  • Bachelor's degree in Event Planning, Hospitality Tourism Management, Marketing, Communications, or a related field.

  • Proven track record 4-6 years of successful event management, preferably in a publicly traded technology company.

  • Ability to travel extensively around the United States for up to 25% of the year.

  • Ability to carry up to 50 lbs

  • Strong budget management skills with experience in efficiently allocating resources, creating estimated budgets, and tracking actual expenses.

  • Exceptional verbal, written, and presentation communication and skills, with the ability to create compelling and engaging event/promotional messaging.

  • Demonstrated success in driving lead generation and achieving measurable results from event marketing event efforts.

  • Excellent project management skills with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Experience in content creation, including copywriting and design for event materials.

  • Proficiency in event management software and CRM systems for lead tracking and reporting.

  • Highly creative, detail-oriented, and resourceful problem solver.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and external partners.


  • CMP Certification
  • Located in or ability to work Eastern or Central Time Zone hours
  • Experience with event technology such as Cvent, Captello, VFairs, etc.

At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential. We are ONE Ansys. We operate on three key components: the commitments to our stakeholders, the behaviors of how we work together, and the actions of how we deliver results. Together as ONE Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement.

Our Commitments:

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper

Our Values:

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what's next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger

Our Actions:

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results

We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive.


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in working with well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high — met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head on. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at a lower cost.

At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery, and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can, and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy, and ethics.

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: Newsweek’s Most Loved Workplace globally and in the U.S., Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (Belgium, China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and U.K.).

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Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.