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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

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 a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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 will 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.

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.