#131138

Event Manager

Location:
Menlo Park, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
04/09/2018
posted by:
Jamie Collyer
Date:
04/04/2018

Job Description:

This role is responsible for coordinating internal communication events under the direction of a Global Event Manager. The role will work with internal clients to flawlessly execute events and ensure client expectations are met. The role will manage events from start to finish, which includes: sourcing venues, caterers, and production vendors; accurately forecast needs and manage event budgets for materials, catering, venues, and other event production needs; maintaining event registration lists and attendee communication; route invoices and record payments accurately into budget trackers; coordinating on-site vendors; ensure clients needs are met throughout the entire event lifecycle.

Responsibilities:

  • Must develop and execute integrated plan and logistics for each event, from initial planning to on-site event management and post event follow up.
  • Partner with Product Marketing Manager to help with event strategy/planning. 
  • Negotiate contracts and manage suppliers including hotels, off-site venues, caterers and others.
  • Maintain accuracy and accountability of event budget, manage final billing and reconciliation, evaluate results against goals, deliver wrap-up reports, and generate learnings for improvement.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with strong ability to adapt to changing environments and prioritizing tasks.
  • Proven experience in effective communications, consumer and client relations, and management.
  • Resourceful and can find a way to make things happen.
  • Flexible and quick approach to event challenges.
  • Frequent travel required throughout the US and occasional international travel, as necessary.
  • Travel: some travel 25% -30%. 

Qualifications

  • 5 years of relevant work experience in a customer-facing role in high-volume events management of facilities operations
  • Customer service and problem solving skills
  • Experience in creating and implementing timelines
  • Experience working in the events industry, tech or policy event experience preferred
  • Project Management skills a plus
  • Excellent communication skills with internal and external partners
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to manage and supervise onsite

Client Description:

This TOP social media company headquartered in Menlo Park, CA was built to help people connect and share. Over the last decade their tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over two billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at this company offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

This social media leader is looking for an Event Manager for a 2-year assignment onsite at their headquarters in Menlo Park.

 

Requirements:

***Please ensure full legal name is noted on resume along with a portfolio link, if applicable.***

***Background check is required for this position.***