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The Role: Junior Events Manager
The Team: The events team is responsible for developing, planning, and executing paid global events on time and on budget while providing a best-in-class client experience for our live events. The events team runs most effectively and efficiently when teammates work collaboratively and are aligned by a common goal. We strive to have open minded discussions including a can-do attitude to accomplish our goals.
Provide operational and logistical support to the OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics events team to ensure effective and successful planning and delivery of live events
Responsibilities include, but not limited to venue and third-party vendor management, registration, décor, housing, transportation, audio visual, floorplan and room sets, F&B, giveaways, signage, sponsorship deliverables, and other event related logistics as required.
Create key timelines and support project scopes, including critical path, event playbooks, and quality assurance
Monitor events expenses, including the creation of purchase orders, invoicing, and payment management
Grow to become the in-house product specialist for event tools and platforms used by the events team
Build strong working relationships across the organization to move projects forward quickly & effectively
Support contract negotiation and manage vendor relationships
25% domestic and/or international travel required to assist with the on-site execution and breakdown of events
Assume additional responsibilities as necessary for the continued growth of the team
Skills and knowledge you should possess:
3-5 years of corporate event experience (internal or external) for mid-size to large events.
A good understanding of MS Office, Google applications, JIRA ticketing, Risk and Third-Party onboarding, SAP and data analytics is advantageous
Working knowledge of event management tools and platforms i.e., Cvent – Flex, Attendee Hub and On Arrival, Aventri and Bizzabo
Strong project, expense, and time management skills
Experience negotiating and building partnerships with third-party vendors
Consistent ability to work under pressure and manage multiple projects with an optimistic attitude while keeping priorities in order
Comfortable dealing with ambiguity, shifting priorities and the occasional abrupt change
Proven track record collaborating effectively with all levels of stakeholder across a company
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
May be required to move materials weighing up to 15-30 pounds
Capacity and willingness to invest longer hours during peak event seasons
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Business Area: OPIS
Job Category: Marketing & Product Management
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Req ID: 37635