Corporate Events Planner

Location Mooresville, NC
Starts 1/31/2022
Duration Full-Time
Status Full-Time
Rate Up to $85-90k annually, DOE
Our client is a major retailer. They are seeking a permanent Corporate Events Planner to start immediately.

The purpose of this role is to develop, project manage, and implement major corporate events and activation strategy internally and externally that support key partnerships and strategic platforms. This is accomplished by understanding goals and objectives from strategic offer owners, building fully integrated activation plans and leading the implementation to achieve the desired business outcomes.

Key Responsibilities:
Individually develops and maintains event budgets of $4M+ and collectively manages over 25 million in event & activation budgets
Leads cross-functional internal and external teams to develop integrated activation strategy and directs the team through the planning and execution
Trains and directs multiple large vendor and agency teams through the event planning and execution process and is accountable for their work and performance
Recommends event & activation strategy to senior leadership and directs them through event planning and onsite execution
Evaluates activation strategy to ensure company goals and objectives are being achieved. Present event recaps to executives leadership to highlight ROI, key outcomes and recommendations to improve future outcomes
Responsible for safety, well-being and overall experience for up to 6,000 event attendees including client's senior executives
Develop execution plans that mitigate company risk and protect the company brand, reputation and employees by ensuring all execution plans adhere to tax regulations, comply with data security guidelines, protect the company from potential legal issues and have adequate insurance coverage
Exercise thought leadership and accountable for complex and quick decisions throughout the planning and execution process that impact attendee experience and overall program outcome
Sourcing, negotiating pricing and contractual terms and executing contracts for all event and activation services
Build complex communication plans, registration systems, project plans, run of show and other planning documents to lead cross functional teams through the planning and execution of large scale events
Develop and implement strategic meeting management platform and provide consultation for meeting arrangers across enterprise

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Hospitality Management, Marketing, Sports Management
6 years of experience in hotel/hospitality management, sports management, marketing, project management or related field. (Can have less experience)

Apply today if interested!

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