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Director, Events, Sponsorships & Partnerships

CoStar Group, US-DC Washington DC

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Director, Events, Sponsorships & Partnerships


Job Description


At CoStar Group we are on a mission to digitize the world’s real estate, empowering all people to discover properties, insights and connections that improve their businesses and lives.  We have been living and breathing the world of real estate information and marketplaces for over 35 years, giving us the perspective to create truly unique and valuable offerings to our customers.  We’ve continually refined, transformed and perfected our approach to our business, creating a language that has become standard in our industry, for our customers, and even our competitors.  We continue that effort today and are always working to improve and drive innovation.  This is how we deliver for our customers, our employees, and investors.  By equipping the brightest minds with the best resources available, we provide invaluable edge in real estate.  CoStar Group continues to win multiple awards including one of Fortune’s fastest growing companies (2020) and including in the S&P 500 (2022).

Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, and tuition reimbursement.

Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing, the Director of Events, Sponsorships & Partnerships will be leading a team that will support all major CoStar Group brands and will be responsible for setting and driving strategy and execution for multiple annual multi-million dollar internal and external events.  They will provide leadership and hands-on execution of the concept, design and production of large-scale events, conferences, receptions, colleague engagement initiatives and special events on an annual basis.  This is a highly visible role both internally and externally, serving as consultant and partner to CoStar Group executives.  The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experiences:

Responsibilities:

  • Research, develop, plan and manage multi-million-dollar large scale internal and external events and projects from concept to delivery (NAA, NAR, ICSC, CoStar Group sales conference, etc.)
  • Collaborate across functions to drive consensus and create solutions-oriented plans as well as work with external organizations with confidence and executive presence
  • Negotiate contracts pertaining to event accommodations, entertainment, activities, transportation, etc.
  • Lead creation of design, installation/set up and event branding
  • Commercially focused to ensure that all events are focused supporting business initiatives and are tailored to various targeted audiences
  • Meticulously focused and able to drive projects/events to deadlines.  Set standards for quality, creativity, and consistency.
  • Highly organized, with grace under pressure and a mindset geared to professionalism and creative solutions
  • Responsible for multi-million event budgets, optimizing resources to create efficiencies to support brand, marketing, and sales goals
  • Manage guest invitation/communications process and travel procurement for each event

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; masters preferred
  • 10+ years planning and executing large scale multi-million-dollar events
  • 5+ years of experience leading teams
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to travel for events and any pre-event preparation – 30% +

OVERVIEW OF COMPANY:

Founded in 1987, CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availability. Behind some of the most well-known brands in the industry, CoStar Group includes CoStar, the largest provider of CRE research and real-time data; LoopNet, the most heavily trafficked mobile and online real estate marketplace; Apartments.com, the premier rental home resource for renters, property managers and owners; STR, the leading provider of performance benchmarking and comparative analytics to the hotel industry; BizBuySell, the largest online marketplace for businesses-for-sales; and Lands of America, the leading operator of online marketplaces for rural real estate.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, CoStar Group maintains offices throughout the U.S. and in Europe, Canada, and Asia with a staff of over 4,300 worldwide.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU:

Working at CoStar Group means you'll enjoy a culture of collaboration and innovation that attracts the best and brightest across a broad range of disciplines. In addition to generous compensation and performance-based incentives, you'll be supported in both your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our benefits package includes (but is not limited to):

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug
  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent)
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, prepared foods, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks

Be part of a team of professionals enjoying the opportunity to learn, do, and grow in a rewarding atmosphere. But don't just take our word for it -- see why our team chose to work at and stay at CoStar Group: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVbJRnJ2sX0

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply.  However, please note that CoStar is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

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CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

About CoStar Group

CoStar Group is the leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information, and analytics in the commercial and residential property markets.

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