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Senior Meeting/Event Planner with CVent

job type: Contract

location: Boca Raton, 33427

job description:
A major corporation in the Boca Raton, FL area seeks an enthusiastic and hard-working Senior Meetings & Special Events Planner for a six month, onsite contract in the Boca Raton, FL area. The senior meeting and events planner is responsible for special events, planning large meetings, and small to mid size incentive trips from concept to completion. Hands-on experience using CVENT event registration system is required.

Responsibilities:
Advise internal clients and assists them in making key decisions related to the program
Conduct domestic and international destination/facility research and site selection; makes recommendations to/advises client based on findings and client needs.
Conduct contract and pricing negotiations with a variety of vendors.
Exercise significant discretion in planning, negotiating and managing program details including hotel accommodations, food and beverages, group air blocks, transportation, team building events, group dinners, entertainment, audio visual, meeting space set-up, amenities, shipping, communication and building, managing and reporting of on-line registration sites.
Plan and execute meetings/special events
Create, manage and reconcile event budgets and process a variety of payments.
Planner must initiate making and maintaining relationships with domestic and international suppliers who can provide services required to plan and execute the program.
The planner must have current knowledge of meeting industry contract negotiation trends (i.e. with hoteliers, ground suppliers, DMCs and other vendors) and negotiate contract terms that benefit the client, the company and the program.
Experience with project management programs – Workfront, Basecamp, Concur and Google Docs or similar is a plus

Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality or Event Management or equivalent experience with min 3-5 yrs planning meetings, mid-size incentive programs in a corporate environment, is preferred.
Experience of designing and maintaining a program budgets, reconciling billing statements.
Hands-on experience using CVENT event registration system, developing registration websites, mobile web apps, custom reporting, and managing data preferred.
Experience of designing and maintaining a program budgets, reconciling billing statements.
Understanding and experience in group air procedures.

This is an on-site, 6 month temp contract opportunity within the Boca Raton, Florida area, only local candidates will be considered.

To apply, please submit your resume for immediate consideration.

Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to respond to each application personally. If we are interested in your qualifications, we will contact you via telephone or email as soon as possible.

We’re highly selective

because the more our clients get the level of creativity they’ve come to expect from us, the more they choose to use us and you.
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