Events Manager Apply Now

  • Marketing
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
  • Jade Crittenden
  • Posted on 03-28-2023
Job Summary

Job Description

Events Manager 


Founded in 1985, BNI is the recognized worldwide leader in business networking. With over 10,500 chapters meeting every week in more than 76 countries, we have grown to over 290,000 member-businesses. BNI members meet each week to share qualified business referrals, to grow professionally, and to create lifelong relationships with like-minded business professionals. Strong leaders have tremendous earning potential and unlimited professional development opportunities. This is an exceptional opportunity for the right individual.


About this Position:

The Events Manager will join the Corporate Connections (division of BNI Global) team to support the plan/build/execute/reporting of all events (virtual and in person). The Events Manager will provide deep insight into our event structure and logistics, and best practices and delivering high performing events. Provide project management expertise throughout while working closely with the all internal partners. This role involves creating event programs and managing the whole process from planning, execution, follow up and data analysis.  Additionally responsible for:

  • Taking end-to-end ownership of the events process & delivery
  • Build coordinated Marketing GTM plan for events
  • Oversight of bookings, pipeline and revenue associated with events
  • Source, liaise and negotiate with vendors and suppliers
  • Lead promotional activities for events
  • Manage weekly/biweekly event team meetings
  • Manage sponsorship entitlements
  • Manage relevant event documents and databases for all events
  • Answer inquiries related to events being managed
  • Assist in the identification/recruitment/onboarding/event alignment of target speakers/personas
  • Conduct live-day support
  • Analyze the event’s success and prepare reports

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience in event planning for both virtual and in person events
  • 50% – 75% travel expected
  • Project management and organizational skills
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation ability
  • Strong attention to detail and decisive learner
  • Customer-service orientation with a knack for problem-solving
  • Familiarity with process and workflows
  • Team player with leadership skills
  • Experience in dealing with sponsors and entitlements
  • Experience/Success in building marketing mix of promotional activities with aligned/forecasted performance metrics to meet target registration& attendance goals
  • Excel proficiency
  • Cvent software experience a plus

This is a full-time, exempt paid position located in Charlotte, NC.  This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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