Job Title: Events & Marketing Coordinator

Report To: Head of Finance

Job Location: Remote / London: please disclose right to work in the U.K.

Employment Status: Full Time

Salary: Competitive

Who is ControlPlane?

We are a London based cloud technology company, helping to keep people safe online. We work with cloud providers and their customers to secure the building blocks of the internet, by offering consulting, training and products related to cloud native development, security and operations.

ControlPlane’s priority is to continue to be a leader in the Kubernetes and Cloud DevSecOps space. We secure the next generation of software systems and provide a clear, risk-based adoption guide for organisations looking to implement best practices.

Trusted by Google Cloud, UK Home Office, JPMC, among many others, our clients are world leading organisations.

What We’re Looking For in Our Events & Marketing Coordinator

You will represent the technical and cultural values of ControlPlane whilst supporting the company with organisation and management of events and marketing.

We are looking for an experienced, motivated, and ambitious Events & Marketing Coordinator to support ControlPlane's events and conference attendance. You will be closely aligned with the company’s culture, supporting our unique brand of friendly, technical excellence; assisting with the organisation, coordination and management of conference and event attendance.

You will work directly with external organisers, associates, and senior management to help track and manage various conferences and events that ControlPlane hosts and attends throughout the year.

Our Events & Marketing Coordinator will have at least 2 years’ experience in marketing and events with experience of conference management and attendance a plus. You will have experience of working with small businesses and/or technology start-ups, and be comfortable performing a variety of duties, with tech savviness being a must. We work on London time and have employees based in Europe, APAC and North America. The position pays a competitive London salary plus a performance-based bonus and provides an exciting and extensive opportunity for a driven and enthusiastic individual to grow with the business’s success.

This is a unique job role within a successful start-up company where you will have the chance to make a positive impact, learn, grow and work with great colleagues who consistently challenge the status quo.

This is a remote-first position, with once- or twice-weekly travel to Central London for meet-ups and in-person collaboration in our London office.

Roles, Responsibilities and Requirements of Our Events & Marketing Coordinator

  • Support the senior management and wider team in their coordination and attendance of various conferences, both in the UK and internationally
  • Liaise with organisers and potential co-sponsors to facilitate smooth running of all conferences that ControlPlane hosts and/or attends
  • Promote and exhibit our ebullient team spirit and kind company culture
  • Assist the finance team with pulling together budgets and compiling proposed budgets for future events
  • Take charge of ControlPlane's social media, making sure that we are promoting ourself to the best of our ability at events and within the wider community
  • Manage the ordering and sending of company swag from our offices to new hires, and external clients and associates
  • Work with our sales team to assist and ideate on our business development events

Our Events & Marketing Coordinator Will Have These Preferred or Specific Skills

  • Strong organisational, planning, multi-tasking, and time management skills
  • A proactive problem solver with exceptional communication skills – excellent English language skills at a native or fluent level
  • A focussed team player with a “can do” attitude and excellent attention to detail
  • Pride in technology use - early adoption of new technologies, excellent grasp of Google Workspace (G Suite) applications, MS Office Suite and other office productivity tools, and aptitude for learning new software and systems
  • Ability to prioritise the team's delivery and be flexible in order to facilitate the success of the team
  • An interest in the events and marketing process and a desire to make incremental improvements as the company grows and develops
  • Ability to act with total discretion and diplomacy and show sound judgement in responding to complex circumstances
  • Enthusiasm, consummate professionalism, and excellent attention to detail
  • Experience of reporting to management, using spreadsheets and other software to prepare effective reports and management information


ControlPlane is a dynamic, cutting edge and passionate business for which to work. Our employees are the heart of our business, which means we care about our company culture and our employees’ wellbeing and progression. Alongside this, as our colleague you will have the following benefits:

  • Generous and competitive salary
  • Discretionary team bonus
  • 33 days of paid holiday, including paid leave for the standard 8 UK Bank Holidays
  • Statutory pension contribution

We are looking for technical practitioners who can work with our clients and the team to deliver these projects and help establish ControlPlane as a world-class technical thought leader.

We believe our peers are equally as important as the technology we use. We’re looking for people of the highest personal calibre, quietly confident, with a good work ethic, keenness to learn, emotional maturity and respect, who know that “we” is more than “me”, and who embrace human diversity of all kinds. As we grow you will help us to build a company culture of which we can all be proud. If you espouse these values, we want you!

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