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Event Thought Leader (Remote)

Marketing | Remote in Raleigh, NC | Full Time

Job Description


Guidebook is a simple yet powerful mobile application builder that lets you create an app in four easy steps with no technical skills required.

Thousands of organizations across the globe use Guidebook to create mobile applications for events, university campus open houses, venue guides, onboarding for associations, corporate trainings and so much more. These apps help people stay organized, connect with their peers, and access more information - but it doesn’t stop there.

Our mission is to connect people with the resources they need to get the most out of their experience - in person and virtually. We are a driven team on a mission to help people of all skill levels create intuitive and engaging mobile apps.

We are a driven team on a mission to elevate mobile experiences for everyone – and believe we can accomplish that while highly valuing balance, togetherness, and fun!


In this position, you will become a thought leader in the events industry and build a leadership program for other key influencers within the company. You will also take on organic demand generation such as hosting webinars, connecting our thought leaders with podcasts for interviews, and finding and cross-collaborating with other industry influencers. You will also plan and execute our events and sponsorships.

Our ideal candidate is very high-energy with a drive to take on new projects and a passion for social media (especially Linkedin). They must be a subject authority in events and a strong writer. This person should have an entrepreneurial spirit and self-starter mentality.


  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in event planning and logistics

  • This role requires high energy and a comfortability with public speaking and writing

  • Must be constantly innovating and looking for new opportunities

  • Has great communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Is able to work effectively with a manager based in a remote office

  • Is a team player, and can work cross functionally with other teams as needed

  • Has a drive to learn, grow, and take on more responsibility

  • EHS/Compliance industry experience is preferred but not required

Within 3 months you will:

  • Have a solid understanding of the product and its value proposition

  • A firm grasp on our target market and industries

  • Have built a collaborative relationship with sales and product departments

  • Outline an action plan for our Thought Leadership Program

  • Gain a good idea of the events we should and shouldn’t be attending/sponsoring

Within 6 months you will:

  • Continuously analyze our thought leadership program and make recommendations on improvements

  • Have built a strong list of partners for cross-collaboration (whether they be for webinars, podcasts, blogs, etc)

  • Have a strong plan to better our webinars and be able to recommend other forms of events that we should take on

  • Have built a calendar of events to attend and sponsorship opportunities

  • Create a best practices playbook for our events and all the logistics and marketing that goes into them

Within 12 months you will:

  • Have built high-performing and well-tested thought leader programs

  • Become a common name associated with events

  • Find more opportunities to grow our organic lead generation

  • Successfully handled logistics for multiple events


  • 100% paid benefits: medical, dental, and vision

  • Short term and long term disability benefits

  • Unlimited vacation time

  • 401k program with matching benefit

  • Stock options

  • Make your workstation yours: desk customization (monitor; docks/stands; keyboards; whatever else you need to be productive)

  • For candidates located near Raleigh, NC, you can work out of our office right downtown.


At Guidebook, we're committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment for everyone – and we know that's best achieved, in part, with a diverse workforce. We're working on increasing diversity across the company. If you're looking to join a team that is smart, highly motivated, and also values work/life balance, we can't wait to hear how you can add to our growing culture!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


A reasonable estimate of the base salary for this role is $75,000-90,000 annually, plus an additional 10% in commissions, depending on relevant experience.