#148994

Event Manager

Location:
Menlo Park, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
06/25/2019
Posted By:
Tammie Letroise-Brown
Date:
06/19/2019

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.
  • 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

Skills:

  • Customer service and problem solving skills
  • Experience in creating and implementing timelines
  • Experience working in the events industry, tech, or communication event experience preferred
  • Project Management skills
  • 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

Education:

  • Bachelors degree

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 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.

Working here, you’ll:

  • Be part of their mission of community building
  • Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry  
  • Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem solving mode
  • Take part in global internal conversations that are happening with stakeholders, wherever they may be located, who are the best at what they do