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Event Manager
Ref No.: 18-25280
Location: Milpitas, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/12/2018
 
Job Description
 
·         Plan event from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives
·         Come up with suggestions to enhance the event's success
·         Prepare budgets and ensure adherence
·         Source and negotiate with vendors and suppliers
·         Working with and engaging internal teams like WPR, Cisco TV
·         Reserving halls, venues and making appointments for services-based event
·         Coordinate all operations
·         Lead promotional activities for the event, work with internal communications team
·         Supervise all staff (event coordinators, caterers etc.)
·         Approve all aspects before the day of the event
·         Ensure event is completed smoothly and step up to resolve any problems that might occur
·         Analyze the event's success and prepare reports
·         Present report to leadership
·         Participate in planning and brainstorming for future events
 
Requirements
 
·         Proven experience as event manager
·         Skilled in project management
·         Knowledge of KPIs and marketing techniques for event management
·         Computer savvy; proficient in MS Office
·         Outstanding communication and negotiation ability
·         Excellent organizational skills
·         A knack for problem-solving
·         Customer-service orientation
·         A team player with leadership skills
·         BSc/BA in PR, marketing, hospitality management or related field is preferred