Senior Event Planner (Contract)

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 10, 2012
Closes
Nov 09, 2012
Contact
Ms. Bloomberg Recruitment
Category
Other
The Role
- Senior event manager (10+ years in the industry) for multi-touch, complex programs
- Ability to manage a large range of event types (third party, proprietary, employee and client facing)
- High level of flexibility to handle multiple priorities and maintain a calm demeanor while handling several events at once time
- Keep management advised of event progress, budget and activities
- Develop and manage relationships with internal and external clients
- Provides event level strategic guidance, researching and idea generation
- Managing assigned events to build brand reputation and generate leads for internal client
- Successful at implementing event processes, standards and measurements across all events
- Influence content in community wide tools, trainings and meetings
- Collaborates with marketing managers and business unit liaisons to ensure compliance with internal and external guidelines, drive event attendance, and create experiences conducive to achieving the designated metrics
- Infuse customized, out-of-the-box ideas and solutions for events
- Manage the creative process, including invites, event signage, architecture layout, etc.
- Prepare and comply with event budgets, negotiation with vendors, and ensuring payments & reconciliations take place in a timely manner
- Collaboration with senior management and other internal stakeholders (for active input and direction)

Requirements:
- Venue Selection, contract negotiation, venue management, food and beverage, audio visual, registration, on site event management
- Polished and professional demeanor
- Facilitate a collaborative work environment while working autonomously
- Keep senior management aware of event components


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