Position Sr. Event Program Manager
Location East Bay
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Duration Full Time Permanent
Status Full Time Permanent
Rate DOE - What is your expected range?
Our international event agency client is seeking a Sr. Event Program Manager to join their team full-time in a permanent direct hire role in Walnut Creek!

You must have event agency experience.

There are 2 roles open: Program Manager and Sr. Program Manager, you will be considered for both based on experience. The senior role has more team lead responsibilities.

As a Sr. Event Program Manager, you will work with the operations team on:
• Interpret the client brief and respond with innovative and inspired solutions
• Be a point of contact for the client on specific elements of programs (occasionally be the main point of contact if leading the program)
• Manage your element of the program to ensure the project stays on track, on time and on budget
• Self-Manage your elements of responsibility for the design and delivering of particular elements i.e. technical production, logistics and creative

? Designing, planning and delivering technical/AV production packages from small meetings through to conferences with 4000+ people
? Negotiating contracts with technical/AV suppliers
? Ensure that full Health & Safety and Risk Assessments are conducted
? Advise on technical production/AV requirements across the full portfolio of clients’ events

? Excellent knowledge of and relationships with domestic and international venues
? Experience with negotiating, contracting, and managing venues and caterers
? Experience with coordinating complex travel, accommodation, front of house management requirements, and onsite registration
? Experience managing pre-event communications to include brand development, campaign planning and creation, database management, and online registration

? Concepting solutions and bringing your concepts to life across all aspects of an event program and helping our clients to visualize this
? Interest in evolving technologies, you are always looking at what can be brought into a program to make it more impactful
? Writing and capturing the essence of what needs to be communicated and doing so in an engaging and impactful way in any sales collateral, comms material, or other project collateral
? Excellent network of creative suppliers: entertainers, artists, video production suppliers, etc.

You have:
• Worked in an event agency environment for 5+ years
• Led the delivery of a program with a value of $1mm+
• Superb budget management skills, ideally having worked with multicurrency budgets and managed forex challenges
• Been part of a remote delivery team
• Microsoft skills, especially in excel and PowerPoint, but also proficient in Google docs


Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc231@jobalert.creativecircle.com