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Senior Corporate Event Planner, Global Event Operations – MetLife

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

Job Description:

The Global Event Operations team is a key part of the Global Brand and Marketing organization. This team collaborates with internal stakeholders to achieve defined business objectives through the successful execution of the Enterprise’s highest profile meetings and events (virtual, hybrid and in-person) and bring those objectives to life through carefully crafted experiences. In this team, the Senior Planner has responsibility for end-to-end event logistics and operations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Direct project management of the company’s highest profile meetings and events
  • Developing meeting design reflective of program specific objectives as well as broader Enterprise culture and strategy
  • Management of, and negotiation with, suppliers to maximize benefits to the company
  • Complete financial management on behalf of the program stakeholders from budget creation to final reconciliation
  • Additional departmental projects, as needed

Essential Business Experience And Technical Skills


  • 5 + years of relevant event management experience in a global environment
  • Demonstrated innovation in conference management and implementation
  • Experience preparing and managing budgets, financial plans, and related assumptions
  • Adept at contract negotiation with thorough knowledge of legal issues, contract language in the hospitality industry
  • Ability to advise, influence and lead diverse audiences
  • Proven project management skills; Strong attention to detail and ability to track multiple initiatives with different stakeholders, timelines, scale, and scope
  • Strong aptitude with technology – specifically Cvent, Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, and excellent PowerPoint creation skills)


  • Foreign language skills (Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Chinese)

MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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