Travel and Events Specialist

  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #528

Travel and Events Specialist

LOCATION: San Francisco, CA

THE FIRM: International Law Firm

COMPENSATION: Base salary to $120K and bonus eligible. Exceptional benefits including medical, dental and vision, generous paid time off; 401K w/match, transit, all firm amenities and much more. Noted as "one of the most desired law firms to work for globally.”

SUMMARY: The Travel and Events Specialist will focus heavily on executing internal and external events for the firm –  requiring the ability to work independently and have the initiative to follow-up with staff and attorneys as necessary.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organize and execute meetings and events 
  • Collaborate with partners and internal stakeholders to effectively and successfully execute meetings and events
  • Assist with site selection and contract negotiations
  • Coordinate pre and post event registration process
  • Coordinate meeting and event logistics
  • Prepare and produce all event materials
  • Manage and maintain budget 
  • Coordinate post production event recaps
  • Coordinate invoice processing and budget reconciliation

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 5+ years of experience in event planning
  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • CMP or CSEP designation preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and CVENT
  • Knowledge of meeting management, hotel operations and travel programs
  • Familiarity with media monitoring tools, media databases, social media or website content management systems is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Close attention to detail and ability to maintain sight of long-term strategic goals
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work while working independently or as part of a team