US Chamber of Commerce Manager/Director, Events in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Manager/Director, Events



Friday, March 9, 2018

Manager/Director, Events

POSITION OVERVIEW: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Events Team seeks a leader who is equal parts creative visionary and effective project executor.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Conceptualize and execute a wide range of Chamber programs, from intimate salons to multiday CEO retreats to thought leadership industry tentpoles; serve as project director for each assigned program on-site and off-site; lead project-wide deliverable management, day-to-day communications across stakeholders, and day-of execution; manage logistics of vendor and venue management; support creative development and audience marketing; partner with internal clients and colleagues to encourage innovation, share best practices, deliver success and ROI, and build new opportunities to showcase the Chamber’s best-in-class convening power; contribute to the development of program content through consulting on program format, multimedia extensions, and topic and speaker identification; meet or exceed budgetary goals through budget oversight, strong negotiations, and creative cost-efficacy measures; and serve as a generous and entrepreneurial leader and contributor.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree; 5 or more years of relevant event experience; meticulous attention to detail and superior organizational skills; ability to manage complex and fast-changing program elements and prioritize effectively; creative and strategic thinker with an emphasis on customer service to meet clients’ objectives; ability to forge strong relationships with clients and strategic partners; persuasive communication and presentation skills; effective negotiating skills and able to understand contracts; the ability to push through indecision and ambiguity to deliver results; an entrepreneurial spirit and a track record showing initiative and ownership of work; and strong proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, notably Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

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Headquarters, Washington, District Of Columbia, United States of America