A culture of purpose: Where will your BCD M&E career take you?
As perfectionists, artists, strategic thinkers and leaders in the industry, we believe culture is defined by its people. We are looking for exceptional people who rise to our standards while bringing their unique perspective to the table. Are you interested in adding to both our mission and our energy? If so, we want to hear from you!
Project Manager on Contract We are looking for a Project Manager to join our dynamic team on a contract basis. In this client facing role, you will be responsible for the sourcing, development, planning and overall operational execution of meetings and events for your customers. The Project Manager is responsible for the day to day client contact and program planning functions. You keep projects running on time, on budget and have mastered the art of managing multiple priorities at once. Sound like you? Read on!
Your responsibilities • Sourcing - initiate property search, leverage client preferred properties, monitor responses and prepare availability grids • Manage contract process, negotiate T&Cs and concessions, and keep supporting documentation • Planning and execution of assigned programs from the point of meeting registration - includes onsite program management • Consult with client to gather all meeting details for sourcing and planning • Build websites in meeting technology and monitor attendee registration • Create and update budgets as necessary during planning and prepare final reconciled budgets
You're good at • Communicating with clients. You have the ability to own the room and convey confidence, knowledge of best practices in events and a professional presence at first impression and on-going. • Planning meetings, conventions, conferences and/or special events - at least 3 years' experience • Managing outside vendors, sourcing, and negotiating contract services
You might also have • A bachelor's degree • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and database management
What we offer you • A culture of purpose where we are invested in your happiness and career growth
How to apply Click apply now to be considered
Get to know BCD M&E At BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E), we provide more than meeting and event planning and execution. We are in the business of creating impactful human connections that matter. Connections that inspire, motivate and change behavior for our customers. As the world's most trusted and innovative meetings and events agency, BCD M&E cultivates a culture of people, passion and purpose to drive business forward.
Headquartered in Chicago, with locations in 50+ countries across the world, BCD M&E's team of 1,500+ people are committed to driving success for our customers, our business and ourselves.
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