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Event Manager 599760

Marketing | San Francisco, CA | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Event Manager

We are currently seeking a successful, enthusiastic Corporate Event Manager to join our Event Experiences team. Primary responsibilities will include supporting in the execution of internal corporate events, the Executive Briefing Center (EBC), and trade shows.


  • Plan events from start to finish according to pre-set objectives and for specific target audiences. Events include tradeshows, customer events, corporate events, as well as supporting Executive Briefing Center visits at Corporate Headquarters.
  • Manage all event details including overall program management, catering, timelines, budgets, floor plans, facilities set up/breakdown, collateral, registration, hotel room blocks, signage, etc.
  • Communicate regularly with the Events staff to provide status updates
  • Manage multiple concurrent events with overlapping schedules
  • Anticipate and troubleshoot any event problems that should arise
  • Manage outside vendors and agencies
  • Analyze an event’s success and prepare post-event reports


  • Min. 5 to 7 years experience as corporate event manager (preferably in-house)
  • Proficient in MS Office including Excel, PowerPoint, Calendaring, etc
  • Must be a self-starter, problem-solver, work well independently as well as in teams
  • Equally comfortable interacting with senior level executives and support staff (i.e. caterers, cleaning crews, etc.)
  • Experience managing invitation/registration/scheduling tools (i.e. SplashThat, JiffleNow, etc)
  • Outstanding communication, organizational and leadership skills
  • A proactive approach to handling challenges that might arise and ability to quickly troubleshoot problems. Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Willingness to be versatile and flexible in a rapidly changing work environment while maintaining effectiveness and efficiency, meeting deadlines and benchmarks
  • Substantial budget management experience
  • Customer-service orientation
  • Ability to travel
  • BSc/BA in marketing, hospitality management or related field is preferred

$36 per Hour    San Francisco, CA 94103     5 Month Assignment