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Events Manager – EAB

Company Name: EAB
Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Working with teams and leaders across the firm, the Event Manager will plan and execute EAB partner events with an innovative approach, high attention to detail, and unparalleled level of service.The Events team is responsible annually for the management of 100+ in-house and off-site partner meetings, 600+ virtual events, firm hosted incentive trips, and firmwide internal events.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the planning of in-house and off-site events; including detailing event specifications with preferred caterer, audio visual, managing on-site event experience, and serving as an on-site manager
  • Manage EAB’s conference booth presence at industry conferences; working closely with the Marketing team to design and plan EAB’s booths, coordinating housing for EAB attendees, and working directly with industry associations and other vendors on logistics.
  • Manage the A-to-Z meeting planning process – owning room blocks, meeting staff recruitment, supplies, vendor relationships, meeting communication, on-site management, etc.
  • Collaborate with program teams in developing event strategy; serving as a consultant to the team by bringing forward innovative event ideas and ensuring objectives for each meeting are set and executed upon
  • Work closely with web team, account management, marketing to develop a strategic communication plan for each event
  • Monitor attendance reports to ensure capacity is maximized at each meeting; adjust meeting space or sleeping room blocks as necessary
  • Report and distribute accurate data (meeting scores, attendee comments) to all relevant internal departments; follow up on any areas of concern
  • Assist in the collection, review, and analysis of historical meeting data (scores, attendance, cost, etc.) to predict future trends.
  • Track expenditures and ensure events are executed within projected dollar amounts, identifying opportunities for cost reductions while maintaining a superior event experience.
  • Manage meeting staff to ensure superior service is provided to both internal and external constituencies
  • Support other projects and support functions within the department

Basic Qualifications

  • 2+ years of professional experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Ability to travel up to 40%
  • Proven success in managing events with external clients
  • Demonstrated success delivering customer service both internally and externally
  • Proven success in managing multi-vendor contracts
  • Possesses strong attention to detail
  • Direct staff management experience
  • Proven creative problem solving skills
  • Ability to oversee complex and multi-faceted processes and projects

Ideal Qualifications

  • Experience developing personal organization tactics to meet business goals
  • Ability to upward manage executive level colleagues
  • A champion for change and innovation
  • Ability to take initiative on projects and a self-starter
  • Ability to communicate by e-mail and phone with internal and external clients
  • Experience working in a team environment, as well as autonomously
  • Ability to overcome challenges and obstacles in the moment
  • Demonstrated computer and analytical skills
  • Ability to toggle between strategy-level thinking and minute details
  • Commitment to valuing diversity, practicing inclusive behaviors, and contributing to an equitable working and continual learning environment in support of EAB’s DE&I Promise


Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, EAB offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package.

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance; dependents and domestic partners eligible
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • 20+ days of PTO annually, in addition to paid firm holidays
  • Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
  • Paid parental leave for birthing and non-birthing parents
  • Phase Back to Work program for employees returning from parental leave
  • Infertility treatment coverage and adoption or surrogacy assistance
  • Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
  • Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy
  • Benefits kick in day one, see the full details here.

EAB is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

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