Helios HR has been retained to recruit talented Event Managers for a preeminent Alexandria-based organization. Our client brings insights and ideas to audiences around the globe. They connect audiences with speakers in a variety of ways including keynotes, panel discussions and joint presentations, as well as through an array of digital options such as web events and promo videos.
To be successful in this position, the Event Manager must demonstrate strong communication and problem solving skills. An incumbent must have these traits:
The Event Manager must have an unwavering focus on flawless customer service and the ability to manage inbound tasks and build, develop and maintain relationships with customers, speakers and co-workers. An incumbent must be extremely detail-oriented and able to manage multiple competing priorities involving business transactions with time-sensitive details and outcomes. An Event Manager must be willing to learn new information at a constant, rapid pace, have a strong sense of responsibility, self-motivation and flexibility. The Event Manager must function effectively under pressure and make difficult decisions independently and in a timely manner. Additionally, an incumbent must be available for travel to in town and out of town engagements which may include overnight stays, and to be on call 24/7 and work an extended schedule, including weekends and evenings according to demands of his/her workload.
Essential Skills and Experience
The Essential Functions of this job are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the Essential Functions.