Delaney Event Management, one of the premier event management companies in Northern New England, is looking for a qualified professional to join our team as a full-time Meeting Planner. Established in 1997, we are a full-service, woman-owned, independent meeting planning firm headquartered in Burlington, Vermont. We work with many state and federal agencies, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and corporations to provide comprehensive event planning and execution services for over 50 conferences and events each year.
This is an early career to mid-career level position and the ideal candidate will have at least some experience in project management and/or leadership role, as well as a strong work ethic and ability to integrate into an established group of event professionals on our team.
Other essential skills needed: exceptional relationship building, customer service, detail-oriented, and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint). Experience with a project management tool preferred (Asana, Trello, etc).
Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced, intense and deadline-driven environment. Applicants with a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) designation will be given priority consideration.
This is a salaried, full-time position that will include evening and weekend time at events and will also include travel in and out of Vermont. The first year of employment will include a comprehensive training and onboarding plan to ensure success. In this role, you may be responsible for:
Project & Client Management – including managing planning committees/boards and the event process from start to finish; coordinating with other team members on marketing, sponsorship outreach, registration, logistics, and financial.
Planning Timeline and Budget Management.
Site selection projects – researching potential venues, developing and distributing the RFP, collecting bids and contract negotiation.
Facility/Hotel logistics projects – developing the master space grid for an event, managing guest room pick up, liaison with facility for all event set-up and audio-visual requirements.
Marketing – assistance with the development of marketing strategy, content/messaging, and execution.
The ideal candidate will be:
Starting salary ranges from $50,000 to high $60,000 commensurate with experience.
Delaney Event Management is an equal opportunity employer. Regardless of your race, religion, age, sexual orientation or identity, marital status, and parental status, if you’re a hard worker, we want to hear from you.
Professional references will be required.
Please forward resumes to Jacey Garceau by January 27, 2023.
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