Events ManagerThe Events Manager is responsible for the planning, organization, management and execution of all or partial aspects of corporate events. Under the direction and supervision of the Senior Director of Events, the Event Manager may assume the lead role on an event or may be directed to provide management and leadership in particular areas of an event. Under the supervision of the Senior Director of Events, the Events Manager is responsible for managing the event from start to finish, including possible site visits, initial venue and vendor contract negotiations, speaker coordination, development and execution of timelines, coordination with vendors and venues, budget development and tracking, development of a master schedule for execution of the event, staff direction, debriefings.
Minimum Requirements: The Events Manager position requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and at least 2 years of experience in meeting and event planning, or an equivalent combination of training and experience; professional events certification preferred. The successful candidate must be productive, competent, and dependable with team spirit, have the ability to direct and carry out multiple tasks and work gracefully under pressure. The successful candidate must also be able to adapt quickly to changes while executing solid professional judgment, multitask, develop and meet deadlines among various events; ability to prioritize various tasks and determine the timing for tasks to be accomplished and strong attention to detail with organizational and administrative skills, Excellent people skills and communication skills; both written and verbal. The Events Manager position also requires proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project Manager, excellent bookkeeping skills and the ability to accurately prepare and track event costs both in Excel and with the Accounting Department.