Startup job spotlight: Event marketing manager at Axonify


With startups leading the way in Canadian innovation, every day, BetaKit does its part to help fill the talent gap with our BetaKit Job Board.

To highlight some of the great places prospective employees can work at across Canada, we’ll put one startup in the spotlight each week to find out what makes their company tick.

Right now, Axonify is looking for an event marketing manager. We talked Lindsay Cournoyer, director of marketing communications, about the best parts of working there.


If someone were to come in to work for Axonify on their first day, what’s the first thing you tell them to get them excited to work there?

You’re about to join a team of highly-talented people (marketers), who are all rock stars in their areas of expertise. And the leadership team is second to none: experienced, transparent, and empowering.

What are some company perks that people can expect when working at Axonify?

Axonify offers the a well-rounded mix of perks and incentives, from an assortment of healthy snacks such as fruit, yogurt, nuts, cheeses, and granola bars, to regularly planned team lunches, a full menu of hot and cold beverages, along with regularly scheduled team socials. For us it’s our exceptional culture that we are most proud of and makes coming to work every day enjoyable. We believe great attitude leads to great results, we listen and deliver exceptional experiences for our customer, we are not afraid to challenge convention, we are respectful, authentic, collaborative and foster trust, and we are empowered to be bold, tenacious, have fun, and get it done!

When working as part of the marketing team, what kind of problems could the event marketing manager expect to tackle? What makes the team so dynamic?

Your goal is to create memorable event experience for our customers and prospects. What can we do to take our events to the next level? Huge opportunity to be strategic, while using your creative juices and expert event-planning skills to their fullest potential. You’ll be part of a group of high-performing marketers, who are super passionate and constantly pushing themselves to be better.

In what ways do you help to foster personal and/or professional growth in your team?

We trust the people we hire to drive their area of expertise. They will be given budget, and ample opportunity to build their own programs from the ground up. We learn from each other, and by trying new things!

What’s the best part about working with the Axonify team?

Genuine, talented people who work hard for our common objective — making Axonify (and our customer’s organizations) the best they can be.

Jessica Galang

Jessica Galang

Freelance tech writer. Former BetaKit News Editor.

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