Event Specialist

All locations
  • Houston, TX, United States
  • San Diego, CA, United States
  • Oakland, CA, United States
  • Portland, OR, United States
  • Seattle, WA, United States
  • Medford, MA, United States
  • Austin, TX, United States
  • Columbus, OH, United States
  • Detroit, MI, United States
  • Dallas, TX, United States
  • Cincinnati, OH, United States
Supply Chain & Product Assurance
Position type:
Full Time


About us

We are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence.

As a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.

About SCPA

We help our customers respond to the increased demand for trust and transparency around products, assets, supply chains, and ecosystems, driving the transformation of the assurance industry. Whether certifying products, sharing claims or optimizing and decarbonizing supply chains, DNV helps companies manage risks and realize their long-term strategic goals, improving ESG performance and generating lasting, sustainable results. Drawing on our wide technical and industry expertise, we work with companies worldwide to bridge trust gaps among consumers, producers and suppliers. 

About the role

We are looking for an Event Specialist to manage DNV – Supply Chain & Product Assurance (SCPA) divisions to manage physical and digital events across the Americas region.

The SCPA Marketing & Communications unit is tasked with supporting our organization in driving the industry transition towards a digital, efficient, and eco-friendly future; through broadening our reputation as a thought leader and supporting revenue generation. The Event Specialist (Americas) will be responsible for developing and implementing our presence at both owned and attended events across the continent, and thus plays a critical role in an integrated marketing strategy in the Americas.

Reporting directly to the Regional Marketing Communications Manager, Americas in the Supply Chain and Product Assurance business area and indirectly to the Global Event Manager, the Event Specialist (Americas) will work to meet business requirements, goals, and KPIs and will have the overall responsibility for building and maintaining the DNV reputation in the local Americas market.

We are looking for an ambitious, creative and customer driven individual to lift our event footprint in the region to the next level. As the global and regional team and business grows this role will be a vital contributor; this role needs a self-driven, natural team player who loves to work in an international, dynamic, and agile environment.

This position will ideally be located in our DNV North America offices, to include Cincinnati, San Diego, Oakland, Portland, Seattle, Medford, Houston, Columbus, Detroit, Austin, Dallas with flexible hybrid/remote work arrangements

What You’ll Do:

The Event Specialist will have a range of responsibilities, including:

  • End-to-end stewardship of events both physical and digital. These include both ‘owned’ and attended conferences, trainings, and networking events across the continent.
  • Enacting workflows that tie live events into digital lead generation pipeline where possible.
  • Owns contacts from events until subsequent assignment to stakeholder counterparts as leads.
  • Onboards regional event captains, preparing training and branding materials where needed.
  • Ensures brand alignment with the globally recognized DNV brand in all event management aspects for a unified brand experience.
  • Manages and negotiates network of vendors, delivering value to the company.
  • Maintains inventory of physical assets across continental storage locations.
  • Continuously collects feedback from internal stakeholders to evaluate event ROI and implement improvements.
  • Manages event-related engagements and logistics for high-level prospects, including new and existing key accounts. Works to synergize operational aspects of global Marketing & Communications team with those of regional stakeholders in Americas.
  • Reconciles event results with digital marketing tools in order to ensure accurate reporting.
  • Works across global Marketing & Communications team to ensure contacts are onboarded correctly in compliance with GDPR regime.
  • Assist commercial teams in conducting training events through the use of a digital platform such as Cvent or equivalent (intermediate to advanced experience required).

What we offer

  • Generous Paid Time Off (Vacation, Company Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick, and Disability)
  • Multiple Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefit Plans to choose from
  • Spending Accounts – FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, Company-Seeded HSA
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits.
  • Education reimbursement program
  • Employer-Paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities

**Benefits may vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election

How We Do It

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About DNV

Careers in DNV

DNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment department (hrrecruitment.northamerica@dnv.com). Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.

About you

What is Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Marketing, Media management, Business Administration or similar
  • 3+ years hands-on experience in managing event footprint of a sensitive global brand(s). Those without event management experience will not be considered.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience in managing event footprint of a sensitive global brand(s).
  • Intermediate to advanced experience or certifications with prominent CRM’s and marketing automation tools such as Oracle Systems, Salesforce (or equivalent)
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of an international, virtual team.
  • Advanced grasp of how physical/virtual events live on in greater customer experience.
  • Excellent fluency in English is essential (read, write, speak)
  • Native fluency/ proficiency in either Spanish or Portuguese (read, write, speak) for use in business context required (to be audited in interview process)
  • Must be willing to travel up to 75% domestic and 25% international as needed.
  • Must be willing to report to physical office as needed.
  • We conduct a pre-employment background and drug screen.

What Is Preferred:

  • Experience of working in a complex, multinational environment
  • Certification or advanced experience in digital platform such as Cvent or equivalent
  • Experience of working within professional services with a focus on sustainability, ESG or product assurance

Competency Requirements:

  • Predisposition for systems thinking, improving workflows, reducing friction and process improvement where possible.
  • Customer and results driven marketeer.
  • Pro-active, innovative, creative
  • Team player, strong communication and influencing skills both orally and written.
  • Continuous improvement and high-quality/performance mindset
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Willing to experiment and test new concepts, channels, and strategies.
  • Comfortable working on multiple initiatives at the same time, prioritizing effectively to meet tight deadlines.
  • Eye for detail, while keeping the focus on the big picture
*Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position*


Profit Share

You’ll be part of our global profit share scheme that means we all share in our success as a business. If we profit, so do you. This will be part of our Total Compensation approach each year and depends on our year-end results.

Personal Development

You’ll have a lot of opportunities to learn and grow. Whether it’s building your network, having resources to plan and realise your career goals or enjoying genuine freedom to satisfy your curiosity, we’ll make sure you’re always growing and developing

Purpose-led organization

You become part of a world-leading company where we know and live our purpose; to safeguard life, property, and the environment, with the opportunity to tackle global change through your work.


DNV provides the option for eligible employees to enroll in our professional managed 401(k) plan. We’ll match up to a percentage of employee elected investment, which will become fully vested after a few years.

Healthcare and more

You’ll have multiple medical plans to choose from including Dental, Vision, RX plans, AD&D, Critical Illness, ST/LT Disability, Paid Parental Leave, Virtual TalkSpace Therapy.

Additional benefits

ID theft protection, generous PTO accrual, company paid holidays, discounted pet insurance, charitable donation matching, additional vacation hours purchase plan, commuter benefits, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), tuition reimbursement.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At DNV, our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is not only an ethical choice, but also a business decision.

Diversity, fairness, and a sense of belonging are a source of strength for our people, our business, and our customers, and help us to deliver on our purpose, vision, and values.

Working here

Since 1864 we’ve been dedicated to safeguarding life, property and the environment. Today we remain at the forefront of new technologies and techniques to help our customers transform for a more sustainable future.

At DNV you can expect to deliver career and industry defining work. You’ll be given the time to build your network, the resources to support your development, and the freedom to satisfy your curiosity and desire to learn.

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