Events Manager – NTT DATA Services

Company Name: NTT DATA Services
Location: Plano, TX
Type: Full Time

Job Description:

NTT DATA is searching for an enthusiastic, well organized event advisor who takes a “can-do” attitude to help with hosting events that build professional relationships, enhance our image, improve client loyalty, and have experience managing events that leave attendees saying, “Wow!” This events advisor will manage critical projects that researching and securing venues, planning and managing our events’ calendar, negotiating quotes and agreements with vendors, monitoring timeframes and budgets, networking, as well as helping to develop and deliver on event brief objectives.

An ideal candidate would have 8 to 10 years of experience with business-to-business service and/or technology-oriented event planning. Creativity, organizational skills, and vision to plan and execute live, hybrid and virtual events that enhance client and employee relations. If you have exceptional organizational abilities, superb interpersonal skills, a strong executive presence, as well as excellent time and project management skills we should talk.

Responsibilities

  • Brainstorming and building comprehensive event plans
  • Coordinating event plans across diverse teams
  • Managing budgets and invoices in a timely manner
  • Liaising with vendors and managing contracts
  • Negotiating event sponsorship deals with organizations
  • Handling on-site logistics
  • Presenting plans to senior leaders
  • Managing consistent brand-approved communications and creative content
  • Executing strong event feedback surveys
  • Obtaining permits
  • Creating and presenting post-event reports

Requirements

  • 8 years of relevant marketing event experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, communications, or hospitality or equivalent Event certification and work experience
  • Ability to travel to events and manage onsite logistics
  • Strong verbal and written skills with experience dealing with high-level executives
  • Customer Resource Management (SalesForce.com) and Marketing Tools experience (Aventri)
  • Highly organized with project management experience and good time management skills
  • Ability to collaborate and inspire teams to work effectively together

Desired Skills

  • Proficiency in various event software including Aventri registration or other agile event/client communication management tools, such as Folloze
  • Good leadership and quick decision-making skills
  • Risk management experience

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.