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Event Manager IV in Palo Alto at Collabera

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Research & Innovation Event Manager for Internal Workshop, Local Partners, quarterly events.(Senior Technologist, PHD Professors, Visiting Scholars)

Experience: 5 years+ experience

Top Skill set:
1. Organized
2. Excellent Communication
3. Take Ownership
4. Excellent on office Suite
5. Project experience is nice to have
Events: 25 to 80 People event for Palo Alto Campus.
Full cycle Event planning: Transportation, hotels, conference rooms, flights, all event activity

Responsibilities:
Planning event from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives
Coming up with suggestions to enhance the event’s success
Preparing budgets and ensuring adherence
Job brief
We are looking for a competent Event manager to oversee and organize events that will make an impact to a target audience. You’ll ensure events are successful and cost-effective, paying attention to budget and time constraints.

An event manager is, above all, a project manager who understands marketing and promotion techniques. We want to see enthusiastic candidates with fresh ideas and the organizational skills required to not leave anything about an event to chance.

Responsibilities:
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
Be in charge of hiring personnel (DJs, waiters etc.)
Coordinate all operations
Lead promotional activities for the event
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
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

Job Requirements

Office, STE, Research, WAN, COM, Marketing, Project Management, Management
Full cycle Event planning: Transportation, hotels, conference rooms, flights, all event activity