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Events Manager - Keynote

Location: San Francisco, CA, United States
Job # 12538247
Date Posted: 07-11-2019
Events Manager- Keynote
San Francisco, CA 94105
$36-$38 per hour
4-month contract

As the Events Manager, you will be supporting the strategy and execution of innovative keynote production events that drive awareness for the client company.  If you have experience in events, managing budget, rooms, food/beverage, scheduling of speakers, we’d love to hear from you.

  • Participate in the planning, production, and execution for worldwide keynote events
  • Create and coordinate event logistics documentation, show flows, event timelines, speaker and executive communications, budgets and other critical materials.
  • Anticipate and aggressively remove obstacles that slow down or prevent event teams from delivering on goals. Define mitigation strategy and backup plans as needed.
  • Contribute to the innovation of keynote experiences through best practice documentation, team collaboration, and knowledge sharing.
  • Understand brand and product positioning with the ability to ensure consistent, on-brand messaging through all keynote events. 
  • Bachelor’s degree, with 5-7 years event management OR project management experience.
  • Outstanding project and time management skills highly organized, detail focused, results-driven, and accountable.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills, as well as superb listening skills, with an ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to prioritize and drive work independently, working with deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a solid ability to deal professionally with senior executives, vendors, and team members at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to handle stress and last-minute, urgent requests.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel 40-60%.
  • Strong IT skills with a desire to learn new technologies to improve current processes.
  • In-depth experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office products and Google Drive.
  • Software-as-a-Service experience (SaaS) / cloud computing
  • Salesforce application functional knowledge
  • Open to occasionally work long days with events, leading up to events and on event days 
Please submit your resume for consideration!
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