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Event and Trade Show Manager

San Jose, CA
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Job Title: Event and Trade Show Manager 155474

Primary Location United States-California-San Jose
Job: Human Resources
Schedule: Full-time
Xilinx is the leading provider of All Programmable FPGAs, SoCs, MPSoCs and 3DICs. Xilinx's all-programmable devices are designed into tens of thousands of products that improve the quality of the everyday lives of billions of people worldwide. For over 30 years, Xilinx has been behind some of the greatest advancements in technology and science - from the industry's first fabless semiconductor model to the NASA Curiosity Mars Rover, to today's autonomous vehicles and hyperscale data centers. Xilinx uniquely enables applications that are both software-defined, yet hardware optimized - enabling smart, connected and differentiated applications across technology's biggest megatrends, including Machine Learning, 5G Wireless, Embedded Vision, Industrial IoT and Cloud Computing and more.

If you are a passionate, innovative and an out-of-the-box thinker that enjoys challenging projects, Xilinx is the right place for you. Our global team is growing and we are looking for bold, collaborative, and creative people to help deliver groundbreaking technologies that enable our customers to differentiate. Come do your best work and live your best life through collaboration, wellness and giving back to your community as a member of the ONEXILINX team.


The Events and Trade Show Manager requires strong collaboration and influencing skills to deliver excellent experiences for event attendees and stakeholders.  Successful execution requires strong relationships with Marketing, Sales, Engineering, Operations, IT, Security, Human Resources, and leaders from our distribution/ecosystem partners.


The team member who is selected for this role will be required to work cross-functionally throughout the company to:

  • Determine the vision, scope, and objectives of the programs
  • Build the project plan, execute the deliverables, and report on key milestones and activities
  • Marshall the appropriate resources (both internally and externally) to ensure each program’s success
  • Manage internal support partners and 3rd party vendors to achieve desired program objectives while staying within budget
  • Lead all program-related communications to employees, partners, and other stakeholders
  • Track, measure, and report on agreed metrics with marketing, sales, or other stakeholders as appropriate.




You are someone who enjoys working with a wide variety of people.  You are both highly creative and well organized.  You are willing to make decisions quickly – even with limited information.  You are able to translate organizational objectives into clear narratives that move the audience.  You are an experienced program manager who can take a project from concept all the way to delivery.  You are comfortable managing vendor relationships. You understand managing a budget and are determined to meet budget requirements. 



  • 10 years of experience managing events, tradeshows, and large projects with the goal of educating & motivating event attendees and increasing awareness of the Xilinx brand with customers, partners, and other stakeholders.
  • Experience working cross-functionally in a medium or large-sized business
  • Expertise in field marketing, program management, and project management
  • Ability to manage people directly or indirectly through influence
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Willingness to learn and try new things

Job Posting: Jun 28, 2018, 7:02:40 PM

Xilinx is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Applicants and employees are treated throughout the employment process without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender Identity or sexual orientation. The self-identification information requested is not gathered for employment decisions. It is used only for compliance with US Federal laws. Your responses are strictly voluntary, and any information provided will remain confidential. If you choose not to "self-identify", you will not be subject to any adverse treatment.


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