This is your chance to join one of the fastest growing customer engagement companies in the country! The secret to our success? We partner with our clients to innovate and drive industry-leading strategies. We work in a fast-paced environment with some of the world's most exciting companies'all leaders in their industries.
Use your strategic event management experience and drive to create a highly engaging experience for our clients! We are looking for people that don't just know how to get the job done, but also understand the big picture and can help drive strategies that ensure programmatic success as well as organizational growth. This position works with our clients who are some of the top companies in their fields!
We don't just want you to "do", we want you to "lead". For our part, we will give you the tools and the team to succeed, opportunities for growth, and the ability to give us continuous feedback to grow and develop. For more information about us, visit our website at www.innovatisgroup.com
HOW YOU'LL SERVE OUR ORGANIZATION:
The EVENT MANAGER, ideally located in Nashville or Chicago, will develop long term, strategic event solutions for our client organization. The ideal candidate is a results-driven, self-starter with proven experience in developing effective models that drive organizational growth and enhance attendee experience. This person will build and manage a team of internal and external event professionals and third-party agencies for ensuring flawless event execution and strategy.
Responsibilities, include but are not limited to:
Lead and coordinate all aspects of conferences/meetings/events/trade shows including pre-planning, negotiations, onsite execution and post event wrap up; specifically, coordination of vendor management, housing, registration, audio/visual, F&B and sourcing
Lead and coordinate all aspects of tradeshow development, including floorplan management, general service contractor management, security, sponsorship opportunity development and all aspects of exhibitor support
Create and manage event budgets seeking competitive pricing, thinking outside the box and ensuring accurate and timely payments to all vendors
Create, manage and maintain strong working relationships with frequently used contractors and venue managers
Manage multiple project plans, including contingency plans, and ensure consistent communication with stakeholders regarding key milestones, deadlines and ongoing needs
Manage and lead internal and external, cross-functional teams to achieve goals
WHAT WE'LL ASK FOR:
Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience, in a related field
5+ years of relevant experience, including both event execution and team oversight
Familiarity with venues, facilities, convention centers and convention city packages throughout the country; experience with international meetings and trade shows preferred
Proven project management experience including the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks conforming to shifting priorities, demands and timelines
Ability to work directly with clients in a service-oriented manner
Exceptional interpersonal skills, detail orientation and accountability
Ability and willingness to travel up to 50%
WHAT WE OFFER:
We offer a comprehensive compensation package including a competitive salary, benefits including health, dental, vision, 401K match and unlimited PTO. We also value team engagement, continuous learning and provide our team members with an engaging and challenging work environment.
Interested candidates, please submit your resume and cover letter by clicking the apply button.
Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran
Internal Number: 101601
About Innovatis Group
Innovatis Group is an Association Management Company that creates, manages and engages communities. In simple terms: we bring people together. Whether it’s a customer group, user group or society, we get your audience excited and engaged with your product or service.