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Sr Event Planner – Amway

Company Name: Amway
Location: Ada, MI
Type: Contract

Job Description:

We seek a motivated team member who enjoys working in a highly collaborative and fast-moving environment and is passionate about creating memorable IBO experiences. The ANA Special Events team focuses on creating experiences that reward and recognize IBOs for their business accomplishments. As IBOs achieve new levels of success the events continue to grow in exclusivity, individualization, and reward. We work in partnership with LGS, Marketing, Compensation, Education, and Recognition to ensure we create event experiences that motivate, educate, reward and foster partnership between the IBOs and the company.

What’s special about this role:

This role provides a wide range of exposure and experience in event planning. Key responsibilities include:

  • Plan, implement and manage IBO events from 10 – 5000+ attendees.
  • Manage negotiation, contract and relationship with destination and other event-related vendors. Events may be domestic or international, global, or single affiliate.
  • Independently plan and execute small, routine, and/or repeat domestic (US) events.
  • Act as a member of the planning team for assigned events, executing critical event tactics.
  • Lead and/or assist onsite production needs including but not limited to business meetings, activities, hospitality area, etc.

Required qualifications:

  • Proven knowledge of the principles and practices of hospitality management
  • Expert knowledge and experience demonstrating event planning practices
  • Ability to lead teams and interact positively and professionally with people from highly diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Strong budget planning and administration skills
  • Ability to leverage relationships to remove barriers to successful events
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize competing and conflicting assignments
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be competent in office technology and demonstrate an aptitude for proprietary event technology
  • Ability to travel 30% of the time

Skills to be successful in the role:

  • 6 years of event planning experience preferred
  • CMP certification required
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