Event Coordinator

Company: Worldwide Business Research (WBR)

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k

Location: Flexible between home & our 5th Avenue New York office

Type: Full-time, permanent (Monday- Friday 09.00-5:30)

About the Company

WBR is the world’s biggest large-scale conference company and part of the PLS group, one of the world’s leading providers of strategic business intelligence with 16 offices worldwide. Our conference divisions consistently out-perform their industry sector competitors on the quality of the events we produce and the relationships we nurture with both delegates and sponsors.

Every year over 10,000 senior executives from Fortune 1000 companies attend over 100 annual conferences – a true “Who’s Who” of today’s corporate world. From Automotive events in Bucharest to Logistics conferences in Arizona and Finance summits in Hong Kong, WBR is dedicated to exceeding the needs of its customers around the world.

In return for your commitment and drive, WBR offers industry-leading salaries plus profit share on events produced. Advancement within the organization is based on merit and not time on the job.

WBR NY’s Meeting Planning team is responsible for the successful execution of all events produced by the WBR North America office. There is no detail too small and no obstacle too large for us to handle to ensure a successful event. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding customer experiences to our audience.

Objectives of the role:

  • Provide outstanding customer service to our clients and help them navigate their participation in WBR events
  • Assist in onsite event management
  • Update conference mobile app and help drive engagement
  • Manage the RSVP process for sponsored events
  • Arrange partnering meetings for clients, maintain schedule and execute onsite at events
  • Research venues for offsite functions and suppliers as needed
  • Book travel
  • Provide administrative assistance

Requirements:

  • College graduate with 1 year post-graduate working experience or relevant internships
  • Administrative and customer service experience
  • Superior attention to detail, ability to multi task, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Proactive and eager to advance your career in the meetings and events industry

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Non-Discrimination

WBR is deeply committed to the principle of equal opportunity for all individuals. We do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.

Covid-19 Information

WBR has a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination policy for all employees (excluding remote workers), subject to all legally required exemptions under law. All candidates must have received, be willing to receive, or demonstrate a legally sufficient basis for exemption from, the Covid-19 vaccination by the date of hire to be considered.

  • Job Overview

  • Location: New York
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Department: Event Planning
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