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Events Manager
📍 Austin, USA

Capital Factory

[Expired] - Events Manager

Capital Factory
Coworking Space:
Capital Factory
Austin, USA 701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701

The events we host at Capital Factory are a big part of what makes us special. You ensure that Capital Factory stays the premier location for hosting events for the Dallas startup community.

The Events Manager manages the application process, selection, planning, setup, execution and follow up for all group events at Capital Factory in Dallas including Meetups, parties, pitch days, hackathons and other special events. You manage the Event Coordinators and Part-Time Event Staff and serve as Director of Special Events during Dallas Startup Week. You will work with the Programming Team, the Partnerships Team, the Venture Team, the Operations Team and other internal

All of our partners are understaffed and can be hard to work with. It’s up to us to make them successful – that’s a big reason they choose to keep working with us. Our goal is to provide the type of service you might expect from the Four Seasons or Tiffany’s. We sweat the small stuff. We respect their time. We do whatever it takes and do it with style.

About You...


  • You have 3+ years experience in event management and planning. You MUST have 3+ years of experience managing people and events to be considered. (People does not include vendors and customers. You must have managed direct reports for at least 3 years.)
  • You are detail oriented
  • You are organized and plan ahead, but you don’t get stressed out when things change at the last minute. Because they will. You roll with it.
  • You are a problem solver. You look for ways to make things work better and how to turn chaos into systems
  • You’re unfazable. When everyone else is getting stressed or excited, you keep your cool.
  • You are prepared to work at least 45 hours per week.
  • You are available in person during business hours (10am-6pm), frequently in the evenings and on the weekends.
  • You are available during Dallas Startup Week (also SXSW and Austin Startup Week).
  • You plan on staying in Dallas and being available for this job for the next 3 years.
  • You don't mind traveling to Austin occasionally.

About Our Team...

  • We have a passion for startups and technology.
  • We are transparent and we over-communicate.
  • We have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • We are professional and presentable and greet everyone cheerfully. We’re ready to deal with an immature student, a pushy salesperson, top VC’s, a fortune 500 CEO, and even the President of the United States.
  • We are excited to work in downtown Dallas and have reliable transportation.
  • We have a reliable laptop computer and smartphone.
  • We are security aware. We have a passcode on our computers and phones and use a password manager.
  • We are available during SXSW (Spring Break) and Startup Week.
  • We get to Inbox Zero every day.

You’ll know you’re successful if...

  • Events and Meetups continue to progress in volume and attendance
  • Clients are satisfied and want to return to Capital Factory + The DEC for their events and Meetups
  • Word-of-mouth and the success of events and Meetups brings people to ask how they can collaborate with Capital Factory + The DEC
  • Your programs are well attended and the participants and sponsors have a high satisfaction rate (to be defined)
  • You have a productive and collaborative relationship with the Ventures Team, Programs Team, Partnerships Team and Operations Team
  • You know your role and the duties expected to be carried out on a daily basis
  • Your team is successful and they know it



  • 4 weeks paid vacation (one week is between Christmas and New Year’s) includes all personal and sick days.
  • Personal health, vision and dental insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Coworking membership at Capital Factory
Full time