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Manager, Corporate Events

Manager, Corporate Events

Location: Boulder,CO     Department: Marketing

Job Number: VB-13035

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Manager, Corporate Events

Boulder, CO

Reports To: Sr. Director, Brand

 

Company Description:

Zayo Group provides Communications Infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services to the world’s leading businesses. In addition to high-capacity dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud services in its carrier-neutral data centers. Zayo provides clients with flexible, customized solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth and services.

 

 

Position Description:

We are looking for an experienced, detail-oriented professional dedicated to managing and executing the logistics of multiple high-visibility, large industry events. This position requires the ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders with professionalism, anticipate project needs, develop and execute complex project plans, discern priorities, and meet deadlines. The event manager should be able to operate successfully in a team environment, have a passion for all facets of event planning and execution, provide outstanding customer service, and form trusting relationships with internal and external audiences.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Plan and execute Zayo’s presence at all large industry events, which includes organization of executive meetings, private parties, presentations and speaking engagements

 

  • Conduct event site research for Zayo hosted private parties and make recommendations based on cost, convenience, logistics, and other factors

 

  • Work with hotel and event companies to negotiate contract terms for sponsorships, meeting space, food and beverage, and equipment suppliers

 

  • Coordinate logistics including event space and accommodation booking, meeting room setups, equipment and labor, food and beverage, decor, signage, collateral, and transportation

 

  • Coordinate event attendance and approvals across all levels of the company

 

  • Monitor event budgets, and manage check requests and invoicing

 

  • Manage on-site logistics and troubleshooting to ensure the event runs smoothly

 

  • Track event details to generate ROI for event

Qualifications:

 

  • 5+ years in managing high-visibility, large events required

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Event Management or related field required

 

  • Punctual, reliable, highly attentive to details, and dedicated to achieving operational excellence through events that meet standards for quality

 

  • Ability to speak to all levels of the organization regarding logistics for events

 

  • Excellent organization skills and significant experience with project management

 

  • Ability to analyze information, think on your feet and solve event logistics problems as they arise

 

  • Familiarity with event services technology

 

  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, and high-energy

 

  • Ability to maintain the highest level of professionalism and integrity when interacting with suppliers, clients and internal stakeholders

 

  • Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision

 

  • Travel is required, as is occasional evening and weekend work in conjunction with scheduled events

 

 

Rewards

 

  • Competitive compensation

 

  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k), disability and life insurance

 

  • Fitness membership discounts

 

  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

 

Zayo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Zayo does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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