Job Specifications

  • LocationNew York,New York
  • Publisheda day ago, 2021-06-12T03:00:52Z
  • 2021-06-15Full Time

VP, Event Planning, North America

What can you expect?The role will report to Guy Carpenter's Global Head of Marketing & Communication. This role will help lead and support Guy Carpenter's event planning efforts in North America. The individual in this role will collaborate with all levels within the organization to set event strategy and help deliver world-class client and colleague experiences through in-person and digital platforms. S/he will have a wide network of industry, agency and vendor relationships to tap into additional capabilities as needed. The ideal candidate will be a doer as well as a thinker, comfortable rolling up his/her sleeves and involving himself/herself in the detail required for high quality execution. To be successful in the role, the candidate must have high intellect with a self-starting, resilient and attention to detail orientation.What is in it for you?A Global Company with a strong Brand and strong results to match.Culture of internal mobility, collaboration and valued partnership throughout business.Employee Resource Groups that provide access to leaders, relevant volunteer and mentoring opportunities and interactions with counterparts in industry groups and client organizations.Social Impact volunteering opportunities available for all colleagues through a network of colleague and business partnerships.Competitive pay (salary and bonus potential), Full benefits package starting day one (medical, dental, vision, STI/LTI, life insurance, generous 401k match AND contribution.After six months, eligible for up to $10k tuition reimbursement per year and participation in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan.Generous paid time off for vacation, sick, company holidays and time to give back to your community.We will count on you to:Manage all aspects of an event from pre-planning, program development, speaker coordination, coordination of resource and promotional material needs, on-site execution including production/technical design, F&B, to post-event analysis and follow upLead site and vendor selection at the best possible rates and termsDevelop effective and collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders; regularly engage and present new ideas to senior and executive leadershipPartner with communications and marketing leads to ensure events are promoted effectively both internally and externallyWork with design and marketing teams to coordinate development of marketing and creative materials and assetsSupervise staff at events, assign duties and provide general directionConduct post-event data and strategic analysis to improve future eventsPerform virtual and webinar related activities as neededNegotiate and manage contracts and budgetsDevelop annual event plan with associated budgets and timelinesNegotiate sponsorship contracts and identify cost savings where applicable - leveraging cross-enterprise relationshipsContribute to development of meeting management/best practice policies for the parent companyOversee and manage merchandise program with preferred suppliersWhat you need to have:12+ years of relevant experienceBachelor's or Master's degree in Marketing, Communications or related fieldExcellent organizational skills and attention to detailExcellent writing and interpersonal skillsExpert knowledge of online, in-person and hybrid events strategies and best practicescolleagues and an event planning functionAbility to travelWhat makes you stand out:Knowledge of CVENT and Pardot a huge plusGuy Carpenter & Company, LLC is a leading global risk and reinsurance specialist with more than 3,100 professionals in over 60 offices around the world. Guy Carpenter delivers a powerful combination of broking expertise, trusted strategic advisory services and industry-leading analytics to help clients adapt to emerging opportunities and achieve profitable growth. Guy Carpenter is a business of Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. The company's 75,000 colleagues advise clients in over 130 countries. With annualized revenue approaching $17 billion, Marsh McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading companies including Marsh, Mercer and Oliver Wyman. For more information, visit and follow Guy Carpenter on LinkedIn and


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