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Event Manager
Ref No.: 18-00479
Location: Menlo Park, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 02/26/2018 to 02/25/2020
Job Title: Event Manager
Job Location: Menlo Park, CA
Job Duration: 2 years

Job Description:

This role is responsible for managing marketing events under the direction of a Global Event Manager - Comms + Policy. The role will work with internal partners 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 promotional 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.

Must develop and execute integrated plan and logistics for each event, from initial planning to on-site event management and post event follow up.
Source event vendors and needs, including hotels, off-site venues, caterers and others.
Maintain accuracy and accountability of event budget, create event execution and work back plans, 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 North America

BS/BA Preferred