VentureBeat is seeking a Director of Content to report directly to the CEO. The Director of Content will be responsible for overseeing the content research and speaker recruitment for VentureBeat’s portfolio events (Mobile Summit, DataBeat, MobileBeat, GrowthBeat, GamesBeat, and HealthBeat).
You will determine the overarching themes for each of VentureBeat’s events and acting as a liaison with external VentureBeat content advisers and the other internal VB teams: Sales, Marketing, and Editorial. You will also work closely with the Head of VentureBeat’s new Research & Intelligence unit, and you will collaborate with the Senior Manager of Event Content.
You will be responsible for proactively reaching out to top tier executives and speakers, reviewing speaker submissions, ranking potential speakers, securing selected speakers for each of VentureBeat’s events.
- 10-15 years of industry experience, preferably with experience in the mobile space. Experience in data, health, cloud, gaming a plus.
- Extensive personal network of executives, PR agencies, and representatives at top companies.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
If interested, please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Director of Content Position” and your name in the subject line.
VentureBeat is a popular technology news site, with significant traffic and industry-leading events. While we’re growing quickly, we’re still a small company that entrusts significant responsibilities to all of our team members. VentureBeat’s media business deals with Silicon Valley, so working here is an awesome way to get front-row access to how this dynamic place works. We provide a fun, energetic startup environment in downtown San Francisco, with panoramic views from the 32nd floor of our 50 California St. office.
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