Pay Rate: $28
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Contract

IFG Global has partnered with a well-known Financial Services organization to identify a skilled Event Coordinator with at least 3 years of experience in highly visible event management.

Role Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

•            Delivery of consistently great client experiences through expertly managed events and meetings

•            Execution for internal & external conferences and events of cross-border groups

•            Develop and manage event calendars and Cvent need

•            Provide guidance and advice to clients on proper event logistics & details, based on objectives

•            Manage executives and clients as they participate in events and conferences

•            Provide administrative and shared service support roles around online registration management, tracking office administration and onsite event support staff as requested

•            Assist in creating synergies between Canada and the U.S. team

•            Responsible for ensuring that standards are applied to all conferences and events

•            Responsible for quality control of conferences and events

          

Must-Have Skills: 

•            Minimum 3 years work experience in event management/coordination

•            Professional polish and ability to interact with senior executives and clients

•            Team player, motivated and committed, self-starter and quick learner, confident, assertive

•            Flexibility and ability to work in ambiguity and under pressure, as well as handle multiple projects simultaneously and resolve conflicts on site

•            Strong verbal and written communication skills

•            Possess ability to manage and establish relationships with a large volume of stakeholders (internal and external clients, vendors/suppliers, etc.)

•            Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

•            Creative problem solver with the ability to negotiate as required

•            Proficiency with MS Office Suite, and Adobe Acrobat Pro

•            CVent knowledge and experience preferred

•            University degree is preferred

 

Nice-to-Have Skills:

•            Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), member of Meeting Professionals International (MPI), or other event designation considered strong asset

•            Extroverted personality type, and comfortable with face-to-face interactions.

•            Previous event management experience with Financial Institutions or corporate environments

For immediate consideration please send resumes directly to jessicashull@ifgpr.com