We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Events Manager to join our team and play a crucial role in planning and executing successful events. Reporting directly to the Director of Events, the Events Manager will be responsible for front-of-house coordination, site selection, participant registration, accommodations, and overall event planning. This role requires a proactive and collaborative individual with strong project management skills and a passion for creating exceptional event experiences.
Bachelor's degree in Event Management, Hospitality, Business, or related field; relevant certifications are a plus.
Proven experience (5+ years) in event planning and management, with a focus on front-of-house coordination.
Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
Strong project management skills, including the ability to create and execute comprehensive event plans.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal teams, vendors, and participants.
Proficiency in event management software and tools to streamline registration, communication, and logistics.
Budget management experience, with the ability to create and manage event budgets.
Salesforce experience (Nimble AMS)
Flexibility and adaptability to handle unexpected changes and challenges during events.
Leadership qualities and the ability to lead and motivate event staff and volunteers.
Creative problem-solving skills to address logistical and operational challenges.
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