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Date Submitted:  11/08/2017

Position Available: 2/1/2018

Date Listing Closes: 11/22/2017

Contract Meeting Planner
Company: Edison Awards

Job Type: Special Event Planner
Position Location:  , ,

Compensation Type:  Salary
Compensation:  Negotiable

Position Description:

Leading event-marketing company is searching for a polished, high energy and organized individual to join our team. Only people with major event planning experience will be considered for this contract position.

Edison Awards Company recognizes and honors the best in innovation leadership across multiple categories on an annual basis. We are looking to expand our current team and are searching for an event planner who has experience working with F&B contracts, managing a limited event budget, and coordinating multiple details during the event to ensure a positive experience for all attendees. The best candidates have the following skill set. 

  • Served as the main contact for vendors and exhibitors
  • Strong phone and interpersonal skills
  • Negotiated F&B and hotel contracts
  • Crafted documentation used for registration and exhibit set up and tear down
  • Familiar with current trends for differentiating and accelerating the growth of our events
  • Open to new technologies and opportunities to showcase the brand and winners
  • Worked with temporary staff in a high stress environment during a one-day event
  • Worked with diverse groups of corporate leaders from all around the world
  • Available for contract work between February and April. Attendance at April 11, 2018 New York City event required
  • Ability to work alone and with a virtual team
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) or other professional designation preferred
  • Compensation based on experience
  • Expect 10 hours a week in February, 20 hours a week in March and 30 hours a week during the first two weeks of April

Some Travel

Send Resume to: 

Send resume and cover letter to Mary Odom, Director of Operations

mary@edisonawards.com. Position is open until filled. Preference will be given to resumes received by November 22, 2017.


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