Atlanta, GA, United States
Mar 26, 2020
We believe Salesforce can be the world s most accessible company for people with disabilities. We are looking for a professional who is excited to drive us further on our accessibility journey for our external and internal events, making content and experiences accessible and inclusive for all.
This position is perfect for an event manager who has focused on all aspects of accessible events (both in-person, and virtual), from event design, to attendee communications, and the overall event experience.
Bring your skills and strengths to a place that embraces diversity. At Salesforce, we believe who you are including everything that makes you unique contributes to how you add value to what you do. We are committed to fostering a supportive environment that welcomes and celebrates all ideas and perspectives.
This role is focused on ensuring attendees at our events feel like they belong and can be fully participatory, due to the technologies, navigational tools, and readily available accommodations that enhance their experience.
The successful candidate will have a passion for #accessibilityforall and an acute understanding of business diversity and inclusion for people with disabilities.
SPECIFICALLY YOU WILL:
Liaise with cross-functional teams to ensure and scale accessibility at our largest events, internal and external
Be a global resource for stakeholders planning events for attendees with disabilities
Collaborate with Real Estate and Workplace Services to develop best practices for events held at Salesforce offices
Update and amplify the Accessible Events Playbook for large and small events for all event planners
Learn from peers and share best practices, to communicate event accessibility wins
Partner with cross-functional teams to pilot new assistive technology to be utilized at events
Create pre-event planning and post event summaries for all stakeholders to learn from and improve accessibility for future events, including tracking and measuring progress.
Determine types of events that require onsite volunteer support and coordinate volunteers for those events;, look to scale the accessible services for all event management teams
THE PERSON MOST SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE WILL:
Manage multiple, complex timetables successfully in a collaborative extremely fast paced environment
Be flexible, fast-moving, execution-oriented. Track record of getting it done ;
Willingness to roll up sleeves to get the work done or go the extra mile. Strong personal work ethic and problem solver
Experience with a collaboration suite such as Google Apps
Experience in a fast-paced, high growth, rapidly evolving workplace;
Ability to collaborate with a global and highly matrixed workforce.
5 years event experience, which included ensuring events were accessible for people with disabilities
Awareness and familiarity around various captioning services and options for live and recorded events
Have a commitment to, understanding of and sensitivity to the multiple facets of accessibility
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