Associate Manager, Corporate Events – OppenheimerFunds

Company Name: OppenheimerFunds
Location:
New York, NY
Type:
Full Time


Job Description:

OppenheimerFunds values the talented and diverse workforce we’ve cultivated over the years. Our nearly 60-year history includes a strong tradition of providing innovative investment ideas and a world-class experience for the individuals, institutions and financial advisors we serve. Our strong foundation is built on collaboration, creativity, and the extraordinary people who play an integral role in our success every day.

  • Coordinates conferences, meetings, events and related projects from start to finish within the U.S.
  • Initiates, researches, and proposes creative options and new ideas for the various elements of corporate events
  • Responsible for sourcing of programs where requested
  • Delivers ideas and information in a concise, professional and informative manner
  • Identifies solutions and introduces new processes which create efficiencies
  • Infuses creative, unique and exclusive ideas into the fabric of all corporate events to enhance the end user customer experience
  • Actively networks to build on contact base; stays ahead of venue openings and event industry trends
  • Responsible for reporting and analysis of budget, conference evaluations, reporting, and sales tracking
  • Expected to create and deliver professional events which create lasting impressions for External and Internal Clients
  • Role includes on site Event Management which includes evenings, early mornings, and a handful of weekends and requires approx. 15-25% domestic travel
  • Identifies technological and other opportunities within events’ processes which can keep Corporate Events ahead of the curve
  • Role consists of miscellaneous special projects and priorities which will add on as needed


Qualifications

  • 5-7 years corporate event planning experience
  • Proven track record of ability to coordinate conferences and events Demonstrates a consistent sense of urgency coupled with accuracy
  • Politically savvy and highly skilled in cross-organization collaboration
  • Adaptable in a constantly changing environment and has the ability to multi-task
  • High energy
  • Experienced in the ability to pinpoint and translate broad goals and concepts
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Innovative and forward thinking in relation to technology, creativity and events
  • Experienced in working on design and implementation of high end events
  • Holds existing relationships and connections with key players, and vendors in the events industry
  • Forward thinking and innovative.  Stays current with trends and venues in the events industry
  • Exhibits proven track record of high quality customer service
  • Flexible / Open –minded / has the ability to see objective points of view within situations
  • Displays the attributes of a proactive individual leader
  • CMP certification preferred (if does not hold should be willing to sit for the exam)

 

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