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Event Planner – KPMG US

Company Name: KPMG US
Location
: Chicago, IL
Type: Contract

Job Description:

KPMG Assignment Select is geared toward independent professionals interested in temporary or project-based work. Our team is comprised of highly trained third-party professional individuals who are in the right place, at the right time, with the right skillset.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute in-person, virtual events or programs to include but not limited to project timelines, contract negotiation, budgeting and approvals, data analysis and reporting, support of virtual platforms, innovative event concepts, elevation of the attendee experience, support of agenda development, and logistics management
  • Build and maintain relationships with multiple stakeholders to aligned business groups to ensure that service delivery is aligned and fully supports the event goals and firm priorities ensuring successful outcomes
  • Collaborate and manage deliverables with other internal departments and external vendors, to include, but not limited to contracting and compliance, graphic design and production, marketing, communications, national purchasing, talent acquisition, and specialty item vendors
  • Work as part of the planning team on large scale programs to support the event objectives and logistics
  • Operate both independently and as part of a project team to make decisions in accordance with firm policies, procedures, compliance and risk management using firm-supported tools
  • Liaise with Events and Meetings colleagues to share industry updates, promote best practices, drive synergies and consistency, and foster a culture of innovation to highlight a client-centric approach

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of recent experience in events and meeting planning, preferably within a professional services firm
  • Strong communication, problem solving, analytical and independent judgement skills to support an environment driven by client focus and teamwork
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to travel to support programs onsite

$38 – $45 hourly (USD)

KPMG and MBO Partners are equal opportunity employers/contractors. All qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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