Tradeshow & Events Planner



Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023

As passionate about our people as we are about our mission.

What We’re All About:

Q2 is proud of delivering our mobile banking platform and technology solutions, globally, to more than 22 million end users across our 1,300 financial institutions and fintech clients. At Q2, our mission is simple: Build strong, diverse communities by strengthening their financial institutions. We accomplish that by investing in the communities where both our customers and employees serve and live.

What Makes Q2 Special?

Being as passionate about our people as we are about our mission. We celebrate our employees in many ways, including our “Circle of Awesomeness” award ceremony and day of employee celebration among others! We invest in the growth and development of our team members through ongoing learning opportunities, mentorship programs, internal mobility, and meaningful leadership relationships. We also know that nothing builds trust and collaboration like having fun. We hold an annual Dodgeball for Charity event at our Q2 Stadium in Austin, inviting other local companies to play, and community organizations we support to raise money and awareness together.

The Job At-A-Glance
Q2 is currently seeking a Marketing Event Planner who will be responsible for the planning and execution of industry trade shows and Q2 hosted events. If you enjoy planning and logistics around events, have a creative side and enjoy strategy, and thrive in a collaborative environment, you'll likely feel right at home on this team.

A Typical Day:

  • Drive strategic tradeshow selection process & lead tradeshow planning, logistics, communication and measurement

  • Determine & maintain master tradeshow schedule

  • Gather feedback from sales team on trade shows for consideration & develop effective trade show plan

  • Manage the event or tradeshow budget

  • Manage Q2 attendee & sponsorship registration and payments

  • Manage and oversee booth shipping/inventory via third party company

  • Work directly with venue to order booth furnishings/electricity/cleaning

  • Manage and lead event brief and debrief meetings & run of show schedule

  • Order and maintain inventory of marketing collateral and give-away items

  • Lead and manage pre & post show attendee communications & lists

  • Develop and maintain tradeshow scorecards and additional follow-up items

  • Core team planning member for the Q2 annual Client Conference

  • Plan & support annual Collaborate programs

  • Lead the research, idea generation, coordinating and measurement of other client and employee events as needed

  • Responsible for ensuring that all security, availability, confidentiality and privacy policies and controls are adhered to

  • Maintain marketing inventory and storage area

  • Determine & execute direct mail and e-mail campaigns related to events

  • Attend meetings, tradeshows and conferences as planned

  • Organize and host client and prospect visits

  • Work closely with other organizations within the company such as sales, solutions consulting, finance and product

Bring Your Passion, Do What You Love. Here's What We're Looking For:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 5 years of related experience; or an advanced degree with 3+ years of experience; or equivalent related work experience.

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills are a must

  • Solid Microsoft Office skills – Word, Power Point, Excel

  • Strong skills in Cvent, Marketo & preferred

  • Strong ability to manage multiple projects and tasks in a professional and positive manner

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and must be comfortable in front of C-Level Executives & Clients

  • May require up to 15% of travel


Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

Health & Wellness

  • Hybrid & Remote Work Opportunities

  • Flexible Time Off

  • Career Development & Mentoring Opportunities

  • Generous Retirement Benefit Plans, including a company-matching HSA program.

  • Health & Wellness Benefits, including a 12-weeks of parental leave for eligible new parents

  • Community Volunteering & Company Philanthropy Programs

  • Employee Peer Recognition Programs – “You Earned it”

Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer.

How We Give Back to the Community:

You can learn more about our Q2 Spark Program, Q2 Philanthropy fund, and our employee volunteering programs on our Q2 Community page. Q2 supports dozens of wide-reaching organizations, such as the African American Leadership Institute, Ladders for Leaders, and The Trevor Project, promoting diversity and success in leadership and technology. Other deserving beneficiaries include Resource Center helping LGBTQ communities, JDRF, and Homes for our Troops, a group helping veterans rebuild their lives with specially adapted homes.

At Q2, our goal is to be a diverse and inclusive workforce that fosters mutual respect for our employees and the communities we serve. Q2 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.