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Corporate Event Planner

  • Location: Concord, 94520
  • Salary: $41.92 - $45.67 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 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: Corporate Event Planner
Location: CONCORD, CA or Remote possible
Term: 12-24 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Participate in planning and executing a variety of programs, services, and initiatives, and monitor key indicators to ensure effective performance and control management of assigned operations or business groups.
  • Review basic initiatives including policy or process changes, process improvements, technology enhancements, and conduct regular reviews to identify efficiencies and cost savings opportunities.
  • Receive direction from leaders and exercise independent judgement while developing an understanding of policies and procedures, best practices, and initiatives.
  • Collaborate and consult with mid-level managers or cross-functional business partners.
  • Provide work direction to less experienced Strategy and Execution staff.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of corporate meeting & event planning experience.
  • 3+ years of experience working in a digital or hybrid production and streaming environment.
  • 3+ years of experience hosting or leading digital events using various platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Teams Live Events, Kaltura, Intrado, Webex, Adobe Connect, Blue Jeans or similar streaming/collaboration platforms.
  • Experience partnering with AV production companies.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multitask and balance numerous meetings/events simultaneously.
  • Advance Microsoft Office Skills.
  • Advance knowledge of AV production terms, equipment, and methodologies.
  • Advance knowledge of digital streaming terminology, tools, and processes.
  • Certification on digital event strategy and execution from the AV or meeting and event professional organization.
  • CMP (Certified Meeting Planner) designation.

Other Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to prioritize work, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision in a structured environment.
  • Strong operational risk experience including expert analytical, managerial, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to manage confidential materials in a professional manner.
  • A highly collaborative work style with strong ability to influence and build consensus across virtual teams.
  • Understands the industry and the internal and external environments in which we operate, having the ability to clearly understand and articulate company/industry issues for a variety of different audiences and channels.
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible with the continued changes within the businesses and with the tools and platform.
  • Ability to identify and provide solutions to problems.
  • Have a high level of achievement and effort in all tasks.
  • Familiarity working with Cvent and/or other similar event management tools.
  • Candidate in hub cities preferred, but those in other locations will be considered based on qualifications.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.