Manager, Events


Lead, execute, and deliver event logistics from initial stages of development, through on-site & conference wrap-up. Evaluate all assigned events for global consistency. Own and execute flawlessly on multiple, simultaneous projects.

  • Leadership of the logistics team to ensure flawless execution of assigned regional events portfolio
  • Communication and collaboration with internal Business Unit stake holders to ensure we understand their MCPs in order to deliver top quality events
  • Overall responsibility for budgets including preparation, negotiations, accurate and timely forecasts for events
  • Alert management about risks and deviations to plan, and make recommendations for corrective action
  • Implement and maintain a globally consistent standard for event logistics
  • Constantly evaluate the experience, feedback and results and implement changes accordingly
  • Review RFPs: detailed specs, identifying prospective vendors & determining selection process, criteria
  • Proactively identify operational problems and potential process improvements, in relation to event logistics
  • Responsible for training new associates, and influencing existing team members
  • Contributes to actionable ideas in team meetings




Qualifications:



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years of event operation experience
  • Proven financial and budget management skills
  • Project management experience
  • Team leadership experience
  • Contract negotiation and vendor management/review
  • Strong client focused/customer service skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong oral & written communication skills



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