Corporate Events - Senior Director

Gartner   •  

Fort Myers, FL

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 215 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Description:

Role Purpose:

To deliver world class and globally consistent event experiences for Gartner associates.

Primary Responsibilties:

- Responsibility for developing and delivering a first class Winners Circle/Club 300 attendee experience

- Responsibility for the Winners Circle/Club 300 onsite experience: Group Event Production (Welcome Reception, Kick Off, Theme Party, Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony), Top Achiever Lunch, Circle Lounge, Circle Club

- Leadership of the pre-event and onsite teams associated with the above

- Management of external suppliers/freelancers including negotiation of contracts and SOW’s beneficial to Gartner

- Responsibility for delivery of Corporate Events and specials projects as required

- Work closely with the Managing Vice President, Global Event Operations to build an exceptional team both internal and external to Gartner to deliver the program

- Build effective relationships with wide range of external partners ensuring clear comprehension of Gartner priorities

- Lead, motivate, communicate and ensure effective collaboration across the team

- Effective Financial Management through appropriate allocation of expense, negotiation of costs and accurate forecasting.

- Effective project management including ownership and adherence to timelines and templates and accurately track and evaluate results on overall project goals

- Solution orientated, creative approach to complex and time sensitive challenges

- Continuous improvement through effective feedback collection and evaluation

- Additional ad hoc events as required

Key Contacts:

Internal Contacts: Operating Committee Assistants, Finance, STG, Facilities

External Contacts: Venues contacts, Production Suppliers, Registration Suppliers, Entertainment Suppliers, Fulfillment suppliers #LI-WC2

Expected Results:

- Exceptional attendee experience with high satisfaction scores

- Flawless execution

- Effective budget management and achievement of financial objectives

- Engagement and effective management of all partners

- Exceptional operational efficiency

- Strong, motivated, high achieving team #LI-WC2

Job Requirements:

Experience and Competencies:

· 8+ Years Event Operations Experience

· Proven Budget Management Abilities

· Project Management Experience / Contract Negotiation and Supplier Management/Review
· Strong Leadership Skills, ability to communicate, colloborate and motivate
· Strong Organizational Skills, competent Project Manager

· Strong Client focused/ Customer Service Skills

· High sense of urgency, ability to work at a fast pace and be decisive

· Solution orientated 

· Fully competent in Microsoft office, especially Excel

· Strong Oral & Written Communication Skills

· Solution oriented #LI-WC2

Job ID 00020157