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Event & Travel Manager

We are looking for an Event & Travel Manager with an outstanding mix of creativeness and excellent organizational skills. What we need in you is a strong vision on how to run and plan events that will streamline the company's growth. You’ll have to effectively communicate your vision with business values and company strategy. If you see yourself as a part of our team - apply now.

As an Event & Travel Manager at Railsware you will be responsible for coming up with the most entertaining activities, choosing the best venues for them and ensuring that everything goes as planned.

Your Responsibilities

Event management

  • Form a vision on event management at Railsware and make sure it’s aligned with the strategy
  • Organize and manage events
    • Yearly Railsware Summit
    • Team building activities
    • Knowledge sharing sessions/meetups
  • Manage company’s swag and branding materials production
  • Serve as a liaison between the internal team and external vendors
  • Gather Railswarians’ feedback on the events to constantly strive for greatness
  • Research what other companies in our category do
  • Develop, document and improve processes and procedures around company’s events
  • Oversee cultural and team building activities to maintain a happy and engaging work environment

Administrative

  • Plan, organize and manage operations budget (travel expenses, company events)
  • Organize and support business travel:
    • Visa
    • Accommodation and transportation
  • Keep all the processes balanced and up to date
  • Coordinate events and business trips according to the internal policies and local law
  • Organize record-keeping: documents, files, invoices related to company activities, event logs, deadlines, limits (like visa days)

Required Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years of relevant experience, including all the areas of responsibility listed above
  • Ability to decompose strategy into actionable items and processes, and prioritize them
  • Own vision and proactive approach to how to run events and company trips
  • Proven success in creating and implementing business processes, checklists, and policies
  • Own approaches to hyper organisation including but not limited to:
    • Ability to automate processes using Google Sheets
    • Tracking tools (like Jira, Asana, Trello etc.)
  • Ability to build strong relationships across the organization
  • Proven successful experience in people and project management
  • An eye for details and proactive nature with a positive attitude
  • High-level of resourcefulness, negotiation, confidence, and problem-solving temper
  • Strategic thinking and process ownership
  • Experience in working on multiple projects of various complexity simultaneously
  • Excellent command of English, both written and spoken
  • Experience in ​facility management​ will be a huge plus as colleagues would require assistance

About the company

Railsware is a product studio. Since 2005, we have shaped our own “know-how” in product creation and organisations management. Among others, we have helped Calendly and BrightBytes turn from small startups into close-to-billion-dollar companies.

Railsware products are the next step in company evolution. We have applied the best product development practices to creating our own solutions. Today, Mailtrap and Smart Checklist for Jira have over 500K users and generate over $1M of annual recurring revenue.

People feel great here. On average, a Railswarian stays in the company for about 6 years. We support our team with outstanding benefits and remote first working culture.

We look for people with high potential ready to evolve in multiple directions. The right hires shape a team of A-players to learn from each other and evolve together.

Benefits

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Productive
environment

  • Great clients from North America and Europe
  • World-class engineering and design team
  • Top-notch approaches in product design and engineering
  • You are the key driver for your personal growth
  • Ability to contribute to a company level initiatives
  • Allocate 10% of working time to Railsware Labs activities
  • Educational programs
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Work in the office or remotely

  • Two comfortable offices in Kyiv, Ukraine and Krakow, Poland (Ergonomic chairs and standing desks. Always fresh food and drinks)
  • Work in the office or remotely
  • Flexible hours
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Travel around
the World

  • Participation in local and international conferences and hackathons
  • Relocation to Poland (If there is a need)
  • Company retreats to amazing places like Austrian Alps, Greece or Italy
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Great compensation

  • Competitive salaries
  • Salary calculated based on 360 degree colleagues review
  • Revenue based half-year bonus
  • Additional financial services (Saving programs, Microcredits)
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Perks

  • Best hardware and equipment
  • Medical insurance for you
  • 24+10 days of vacations per year
  • 3 quick illness days and 24 long illness days, but hope you won’t need this ;)
  • To motivate our team to stay fit, we cover sport expenses
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