1+ months

The Home Depot PRO Manager of Meeting and Events

Jacksonville, FL 32202
\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Position_Description\u0022 class=\u0022Summary\u0022\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThis position owns the strategy and execution of our world-class meetings and events, as well as our robust tradeshow exhibitions, which range from large national shows to a large volume of small local and regional shows.\u0026nbsp; Responsible for over $15M budget annually.\u0026nbsp; Plans, executes and manages work, including request for proposal, contract negotiation, site selection, contractor management, logistics and budget management.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EMAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EManages all aspects of meeting and event logistics including site selection, audio/visual and production, decor, online and onsite registration, transportation, food and beverage. Provides on-site management of all logistics throughout duration of event.\u0026nbsp;\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECreates budgets for assigned meetings and events and is accountable for staying within those budgets through forecasting.\u0026nbsp;\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ENegotiates volume pricing with hotels, ground transportation, vendors and all third parties; signs hotel contracts.\u0026nbsp;\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECommunicates all information to hotels and internal customers in a timely and accurate manner.\u0026nbsp;\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EConduct post-meeting follow-up and assessment through client survey.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003ENATURE AND SCOPE\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Typically reports to Sr Manager, Events Management\u0026nbsp;\u003Cbr /\u003E No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the technical leadership of a project work team: may select team members and assess capabilities, provide technical training, provide information necessary to meet work, project or program objectives, evaluate program or project performance.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EENVIRONMENT:\u0026nbsp;\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003ETRAVEL:\u0026nbsp;\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Typically requires overnight travel\u0026nbsp;between 25% and 50% of the time.\u003C/p\u003E\u003C/div\u003E\u003Cdiv data-field=\u0022Postion_Requirement\u0022 class=\u0022Requirement\u0022\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Must be eighteen years of age or older.\u003Cbr /\u003E Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EEDUCATION REQUIRED:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor\u0027s degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EYEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:\u0026nbsp;\u003C/strong\u003E5 years\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E Frequent periods are spent standing or sitting in the same location with some opportunity to move about; occasionally there may be a need to stoop or lift light objects (typically less than 8 pounds).\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cbr /\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0026rsquo;s Degree in related field with Certified in Exhibition Management CEM or Certified Trade Show Marketer CTSM a plus\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EFive to seven years of professional event and trade show management experience, including multi-million dollar budgeted events and large volume tradeshow execution\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to translate business objectives into event and trade show strategies\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to create memorable brand experiences through a deep understanding of audiences and customers\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECreative problem-solver, passionate about excellence and energized by innovation\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESelf-motivated with a strong work ethic and a willingness to roll up his/her sleeves\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEffectively manages cross-functionally including 3\u003Csup\u003Erd\u003C/sup\u003E-party contractors, leveraging multiple perspectives and aligning to sometimes conflicting goals to develop cohesive and effective plans\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExcellent verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to work across all levels within an organization, including company executives and officers\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EHighly skilled negotiator, with an thorough understanding of financial principles\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDemonstrated ability to leverage and measure the value (ROI and ROO) of both event and trade show efforts\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAdvanced Microsoft software skills\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEnthusiastic leader who is a clear match to THD associate and customer-focused culture and values\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExcellent verbal and written communication skills. Highly skilled negotiator and logistics manager. Must be able to make decisions and work autonomously.\u0026nbsp;\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EMust drive a sense of urgency and accuracy. Must be customer-driven and able to interface with associates on all levels, both Officers and store associates, and have a clear understanding of The Home Depot values and culture.\u0026nbsp;\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExcellent understanding of financial management principles including budgeting.\u0026nbsp;\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAdvanced PC skills including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access and MS Project.\u0026nbsp;\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to learn new computer software as needed to improve presentations/meetings/events.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003C/div\u003E


Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-06-23

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The Home Depot PRO Manager of Meeting and Events

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Jacksonville, FL 32202

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