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Events Sourcing Planner

  • Location: Des Moines, 50328
  • Salary: $29.50 - $33.24 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 3 months ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Events Sourcing Planner
Location: West Des Moines, IA
Term: 12 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for updating the event management software tool (CVENT) with accurate financial information based on sourcing/contracting results.
  • Ability to execute in a fast paced, high demand, environment while balancing multiple priorities.
  • Ability to manage vendor relationships for products or services including contract negotiation, oversight, and SLA management.
  • Ability to manage supplier contracts.
  • Ability to think strategically, implement, and deliver business objectives.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and across all organizational levels, where flexibility, collaboration, and adaptability are important.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of international hotel and supplier negotiation and contracting.
  • Experience using Cvent or similar event management software for venue sourcing.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • 3+ years of meeting and event planning experience demonstrated through work or military experience.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills
  • Ability to interact effectively and confidently with senior management.
  • 3rd party management.
  • Attention to Details and Complex Situations.
  • Contract Negotiations.
  • Strong Collaboration Skills
  • Vendor Procurement/Sourcing
  • Contract experience