Client Events Manager

Client Events Manager

Client Events Manager

Category

Location

New York, New York

Employment Type

Permanent

Salary

$ - $



Job Description:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


* Manage in person, virtual and hybrid client event planning and execution across firmwide practices from request and concept, execution through post-event communications and reporting

* Organize and manage end-to-end event details, including but not limited to staffing arrangements; registration; transportation; hotel room blocks; gifts/swag, floral and menu selection; audio-visual specs; and other event related logistics as required

* Create run-of-show and process documents in support of all events

* Provide on-site support to ensure the smooth execution of all events

* Manage event technology efforts for in person and hybrid programming, including in-depth knowledge of full production process and audio-visual requirements

* Lead contract negotiation and obtain necessary firm approvals

* Establish and manage internal and external vendor relationships and service levels

* Generate knowledgeable venue options and recommendations, and maintain venue database

* Provide guidance and direction on invitation and material design

* Manage event RSVP tracking and reporting

* Liaise with the firm's Continuing Legal Education (CLE) team to secure credit where appropriate

* Manage post-event communications and reporting

* Maintain event budgets

* Deliver post-event debrief/surveys and generate feedback reports

* Provide support to Client Events Director when necessary



Job Requirements:

Education, Work Experience, Skills


* A four-year degree is required

* 6 - 8 years' experience in event planning and management in a fast-paced professional services organization is preferred

* Experience with running large client off-sites is preferred

* Law firm or other professional service experience are a plus


Technologies/Software

* Experience with InterAction or an equivalent Contact Relationship Management (CRM) system is required


* A solid command of various software applications to produce high-end, professional work product, including experience in Cvent (or similar event software), Concep or Vuture (or similar), PowerPoint and Excel