Events Director

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Marketing
Region:
USA
Area:
Maryland
City:
Rockville
Posted:
16-Nov-17
Company:
Bethesda Softworks
Job Ref:
1607

Events Director

Division: Bethesda Softworks | Department: Marketing & Public Relations | Location: Rockville , MD, US

Events Director plans,implements and makes strategic decisions that involve the organization's participation in domestic and international trade shows, exhibitions and special events. 

Responsibilities

  • Manages the organization's participation in trade shows, exhibitions and special events
  • Develops event master calendar and plan and establishes annual budget
  • Designs, develops and implements the organization's participation in events to achieve defined outcomes and results
  • Works closely with house staff of event venues, hosts, hotels and convention center personnel to arrange specific event logistics
  • Plans and modifies venue set-up and design
  • Arranges for needed booth staffing, technical services and properties
  • Secures entertainment, food and rooms and arranges travel and event logistics
  • Negotiates for rates and discounts while ensuring adherence to approved budgets
  • Manages regular and freelance events personnel in event planning, set-up, implementation, and take down
  • Prepares evaluative reports for senior management
  • Interacts with direct reports and peers in management / clients / vendors.  Communicates to receive and transmit semi-complex information.  Resolves semi-complex issues

Requirements

  • 8+ years of experience in an event planning position with 2 or more years of management experience. 
  • Experience with trade shows and other external events
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suites including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Ability to work effectively in a highly confidential, fast paced environment
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple task/projects
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong organizational skills and willingness to travel
  • Experience managing the budget for planned events

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