Event Manager

August 20th, 2013

CWT M&E is looking for talented Meetings Sourcing Specialists to support one of their major clients on an On Demand Sourcing team.

This person should have the expertise and hands-on experience clients need to optimize savings, improve services, increase control, enrich attendee experiences, and reach their organization’s unique strategic objectives. Each year, CWT Meetings & Events delivers more than 15,000 unique events to almost one million participants with our staff of 800+ professionals in 40+ countries.

Responsibilities

  • Support Strategic Meetings Management Procurement client through utilization of the CVENT tool as described by client agreement. Such support will include, but not limited to, conducting hotel space searches for 100% of workload through Starcite; complete understanding on the functionality of Starcite in order to advise and educate client users.
  • Negotiate best possible rates and program concessions for the component of SMM Procurement, leveraging client supplier relationships, utilizing processes and procedures outlined in the client agreements
  • Be knowledgeable of the client contract process, their legal addendum’s, ensuring client is appropriately informed of and represented in all terms and conditions contained within.
  • Build and maintain strong client knowledge by attending weekly conference calls to further define; re-define process and procedure
  • Proactively escalate potential client or supplier issues to manager / Account Director / IR for resolution. Involve client where appropriate
  • Stay current with supplier agreements, relationships and industry trends through attendance at weekly team meetings, supplier presentations, educational trips and industry trade shows
  • Provide guidance and offer recommendations to team members not actively involved in SMM Procurement on a daily basis.
  • Fully support the larger Strategic Travel & Event Procurement team through workload sharing, and brainstorming opportunities.

Skills:

  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft office suite
  • Proven ability in Project Management
  • Strong communications skills verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to remain calm and composed under stressful situations
  • Proven negotiating skills
  • Strong Financial Acumen
  • Strong multi-tasker who works well under pressure
  • Knowledge of web based registration tools is a plus

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