Sr Event Services Planner

Ingram Micro   •  

Irvine, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 268 days ago

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Responsibilities:

 

  • Function as a team leader, leading the logistics organization, delivery, and financial reconciliation Ingram Micro’s complex multi-day, multi-element conferences with a minimum of 10 and maximum of 3000 attendees. Guide team throughout event production to secure planning and meeting of deadlines.  
  • Provide consultation where needed, assess needs, ensure compliance with Ingram Micro’s policies as procedures (gift cards; liability waivers, certificate of insurance, etc.).
  • Plan organize and deliver events working closely with the client as the single point of contact.
  • Responsible for well-planned, well organized, well-delivered events
  • Responsible for timely reconciliation of program expenses vs. budgets to clients; strengthen the relationship with clients, and offers individual recognition of a well-done program.
  • Manage client expectations by fostering a trusting partnership; offer consultation to meet goals and objectives; provide program updates; budget reviews; and transparency in all aspects of program organization.
  • Delivery of an exceptional eventexperience for our attendees whereby the implementation is smooth and transparent promoting care and attention to the client’s needs throughout the journey

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in hospitality or additional relevant experience in related field
  • Certification as CMP is preferred.
  • Coursework in the following areas preferred: Communications, Budgeting, Writing, Travel, Hotel & Conventions Services, Trade Shows, and Event Planning
  • Minimum of five years in service/hospitality, meeting/event planning and travel management
  • Experience in problem-solving and process improvement
  • Professional appearance and positive attitude is a must
  • Must have excellent negotiations and organization skills
  • Must have excellent customer service skills, oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills with ability to manage multiple programs and prioritize accordingly
  • Experience with account reconciliation and holding events budgets
  • Ability to  meet deadlines under pressure, work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to travel20% of the time, job will require working non-traditional or extended hours
  • Experience working closely with a direct sales team and executives
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and results oriented

Job ID: 15976