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Event Marketing Manager



Administration, Marketing & Communications
Austin, TX, USA · United States · Austin, TX, USA · United States
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024


We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities, and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences – the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world’s most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence while being direct, humble, collaborative, and inclusive of diverse perspectives.

AMD together we advance_


An opening is available to join the AMD Global Events Team, which manage worldwide events for key business segments and corporate marketing. This role is an instrumental part of the team and requires strong collaboration and influencing skills to deliver excellent experiences for stakeholders and program attendees. Successful execution is reliant on strong relationships with our business unit leaders and marketing colleagues, as well as ecosystem partners.


To succeed, you will need to effectively manage multiple priorities. You should enjoy working with a wide variety of people. You are both highly creative and well-organized. You can make decisions quickly – even with limited information. You can translate business objectives into clear visual narratives that can impact an audience. You are an experienced program manager who can take a project from concept to delivery, with patience and professionalism, and know when to manage up. You are comfortable managing vendor and senior-level relationships and communications. You understand the impact of events on business growth and are fluent in event marketing. You can manage a budget, including reporting, and have a consistent track record of meeting budget requirements. Travel will be required as 25-50% of the role and a valid passport/travel documentation will be necessary.


The team member selected for this role will be required to work cross-functionally throughout the company to:

  • Determine the vision, scope, and objectives of a program with feedback from stakeholders
  • This role requires strategic event planning with success measured by the employee's ability to drive business acquisition, KPI's, and other metrics as defined by programs stakeholders.
  • Build the project plan, execute deliverables, and report on key milestones and activities
  • Track program spend and report on budget allocation and metrics to stakeholders
  • Marshall the appropriate resources (internal and external) to ensure a program’s success
  • Manage internal stakeholders, external partners, and vendors to achieve desired program objectives while staying within budget
  • Lead all program-related communications, including internal and external communications, as well as marketing communication initiatives
  • Coordinate as a team the development, logistics, and onsite production of all program elements (varying by type of program)
  • Analyze, track, and report on program ROI based on budget and marketing metrics; inclusive of collaboration with the applicable marketing team(s)
  • Travel both domestically and internationally, as needed


  • Experience desired in managing large-scale events and projects
  • Experience working in multi-disciplined teams in a medium or large-sized business
  • Expertise in event planning, program management, and budget management
  • Ability to manage people directly, or indirectly through influence
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Comfortable in worldwide scenarios with respect to local trends, social issues, and news


AA, BA or higher education preferred


Austin, Texas



At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package. Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.