Tech Data - Americas

  • Event Planner

    Location US-AZ-Tempe
    Req Number
    2018-20839
    Weekly Work Hours
    40
    Shift
    8-5
    Travel Required
    10%
    Relocation Assistance Available
    No
    Working Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Do you have a passion for planning and managing events?  We are looking for an Event Planner to join our team!  This Event Planner role is responsible for managing events here in Arizona and throughout the U.S.  This dynamic and engaging role occasionally hosts multi-night programs around the country.  Our TDAgency team is one of the best in the industry providing amazing events for our team and vendor partners.  If you're interested in working for a Fortune 107 company while providing exceptional customer service for our partners then apply today!

     

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    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Required

    • Qualifies sponsor/customers event requirements and drafts event budgets and proposals.
    • Researches appropriate venue/supplier options and makes recommendations for events.
    • Negotiates event supplier contracts.
    • Assumes fiscal responsibility and accountability for event budgets to include: budget projection for proposal, budget management during planning process, review/payment of final invoices, and event fiscal reconciliation/documentation.
    • Utilizes database and other tools to manage, track, forecast, close and report on events jobs.
    • Uses customized planning documents.
    • Coordinates all event communications (including registration) to attendees.
    • Prepares post event reports for sponsor/customer.
    • Additional duties as assigned.
    • Meets attendance & punctuality standards.

    Qualifications, Required Knowledge Skills & Abilities and Working Conditions

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

    • Must analyze and resolve complex issues and problems in a sound and timely fashion.
    • Network effectively to build solid, effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders at the same time.  
    • Constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.
    • Display a preference for interacting with people, being friendly, outgoing, articulate and socially at ease.
    • Recognize and attend to important details with accuracy and efficiency.
    • Work independently with minimum supervision.
    • Maintain a positive attitude in the face of criticism, rejection, or failure.
    • Negotiate skillfully, promote/sell ideas persuasively.
    • Knowledge and/or expertise in related area of responsibility.
    • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills, driving tasks to completion.  
    • Able to lift and move up to 20 lbs.
    • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of senstitive information.

    Required Education & Experience (Years & Type):

    • Bachelor's Degree in Position Discipline (Ex: Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations)

    Preferred Education & Experience (Years & Type):

    • 2 to 4 years of relevant experience; CMP Certification
    • Current Affiliation in Professional Organizations

    When you help us and join our team you'll get:

    • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • Tuition Reimbursement Program
    • Accrued Vacation - Including New Hire Vacation!
    • 401(k) plan and Employer Match
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

    AND MUCH MORE!

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