The Event Operations Coordinator is a fierce negotiator, focused on bottom-line gains and margins. He/She maintains a tight budget and analyzes spending trends of show management and its customers. Although not responsible for direct sales, the Event Operations Coordinator plays a critical role in the fulfillment of sponsorship and attendee experience. The Event Operations Coordinator is responsible for bringing the brand to life at the events and maintaining the high standard our customers expect. The Event Operations Coordinator is the person ultimately responsible for the successful event execution from move-in to move-out.
A bachelor's degree in marketing, hospitality, or other related field
3+ plus years of experience in live event management required, plus 1 year of experience in hybrid/virtual events preferred
Excellent project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; proven ability to work well under pressure to meet established deadlines
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-based environment with multiple stakeholders and cross-functional teams across multiple time zones
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in Excel, Word, and Outlook
Industry Event Tools: Cvent Flex knowledge a plus, Aventri, Pathable, etc.
Other skills: Zoom Webinar and Meeting, Google Docs & Suite, and Basic HTML
Willingness to travel to assigned events and to work extended hours in the days leading up to an event and on-site if needed.
You should also have the:
Ability to work in a fast-paced, enriching environment
Confidence to consult with business leaders on events strategy, message delivery, reputation management, and related issues, trends, and challenges
Experience to act at the strategic as well as the tactical level
Imagination to take a creative and fresh approach to event execution
Personality to build relationships with strategic event partners such as hotel brands and conference services.
Events Operation Coordinator Location: USA
Dow Jones , Making Careers Newsworthy
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .
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Business Area: OPIS
Job Category: Marketing Group
Req ID: 32675