Director, Enterprise Events

University Of Chicago Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 weeks ago

Please make sure to read the job posting in its entirety as it reflects both the University roles and responsibilities, followed by the specific description.

Department
3035501 Bus-Marketing

About the Unit

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business is the second-oldest school in the U.S. and second to none when it comes to influencing business education and business practices. Since 1898, the school has produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Their rigorous, discipline-based approach to business education transforms students into confident, effective, respected business leaders prepared to face the toughest challenges. Chicago Booth has the finest set of facilities of any business school in the world. Each of the four campuses (two in Chicago, one in London, and one in Hong Kong) reflects the architectural traditions of its environs while offering a state-of-the-art learning environment. Chicago Booth is proud to claim: -an unmatched faculty. -degree and open enrollment programs offered on three continents. -a global body of nearly 50,000 accomplished alumni. - strong and growing corporate relationships that provide a wealth of lifelong career opportunities. As part of the world-renowned University of Chicago, Chicago Booth shares the University's core values that shape the distinctive intellectual culture. At Booth, they constantly question and test ideas, and seek proof. This extraordinarily effective approach to business leads to new ideas and innovative solutions. Seven of the Booth faculty members have won Nobel Prizes for these ideas - the first business school to achieve this accomplishment. For more information about the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, please visit: http://www.chicagobooth.edu/

Job Family

Communications

Responsible for planning, preparing, publishing, and disseminating University sponsored information both internally and externally. Prepares written, graphical, audio, and visual material to support the communications to press and government agencies.

Career Track and Job Level

Special Events

Creates plans for events programming, marketing, and logistics, and oversees their execution.

M3: Provides leadership to managers and professional staff. Is accountable for the performance and results of multiple related teams. Develops departmental plans, including business, operational and/or organizational priorities. Decisions are guided by resource availability and functional objectives.

Role Impact

People Manager

Responsibilities

The job manages multiple related teams of managers and professional staff responsible for the execution of strategic plans for events programming, marketing, and logistics.

  1. Manages the planning and execution of logistics (e.g., facility selection, menu planning, transportation arrangements, and audio/visual equipment) for organization meetings and special events. Manages high-level events. Manages events staff., 2) Develops policies and procedures for all events. Approves the content of marketing materials and all other communications., 3) Develops and manages events budgets. Reviews post event feedback and analyses and determines actions to improve the success of future events., 4) Plans and manages contract negotiations and the selection of vendors. Works to maintain and improve relationships with vendors and service providers., 5) Performs other related work as needed.

Unit-Specfiic Responsibilities

  1. The Director, Enterprise Events role is an integral part of The University of Chicago Booth School of Business (Chicago Booth) Marketing and Communications Department.
  2. The Director of Enterprise Events is passionate about leveraging enterprise events to enhance the Chicago Booth brand and increases engagement with our audiences while ensuring flawless management and execution of events.
  3. This role is responsible for the strategic planning and execution of all enterprise events. Enterprise events are defined as events aimed at increasing brand visibility and showcasing the significant contributions of Chicago Booth across a variety of audiences, from prospective students to our alumni community, corporate partners and others within the Chicago Booth community.
  4. Create and oversee the development and execution of plans, policies, and procedures for all domestic and international enterprise events.
  5. Oversee and tackle all aspects of event production and promotion from content and program development, AV production, vendor management, logistics, audience communications, etc.
  6. Work collaboratively with the Marketing and Communications team to develop brand, content, and channel strategies to promote events. Oversee the development of marketing collateral for events ensuring all tactics are reflective of above strategies.
  7. Drive efficiency and accuracy in processes for collection, storage, and dissemination of events related information. Supervise event registration, systems, and surveys.
  8. Collaborate with the Institutional Research team, the Marketing Analytics team and Director of Digital Engagement to drive insight management in an effort to measure performance and provide informed decision making to teams across the enterprise as it relates to enterprise events strategy.
  9. Lead individual event dashboard creation and a year end summary of all enterprise events that will be used to assess effectiveness and evolution of the enterprise events strategy.
  10. Lead annual planning process for enterprise level events focused on creating alignment between our events strategy, and project planning and execution, resulting in a cohesive and coordinated framework for events with defined metrics for success.
  11. Create the mechanisms among Chicago Booth departments for effective communication and information sharing, including creation of a calendar of enterprise events and of a defined schedule of enterprise event planning, implementation and programming.
  12. Actively partner with other areas of the University to improve audience engagement, increase the impact of Booth's brand, and strengthen relationships with other departments and schools, always driving the brand management and high-level coordination among stake holders.
  13. Function as the main point of contact relative to strategy, tactics, implementation and outcomes for all enterprise event stake-holders.
  14. Manage enterprise event staff, providing direction and coaching while working closely as a hands-on member of the team.
  15. Manage enterprise event budgets and track event-related expenses and revenues.
  16. Direct enterprise event timelines, schedules, and priorities.
  17. Keep up with current events trends and research peer organizations' special events and procedures.
  18. Establish a set of best practices for event planning and execution that meet the scale and scope of each event opportunity.
  19. Work with Chicago Booth leadership to formulate enterprise events topics and strategies, aligning enterprise events to brand strategy and business goals.
  20. Partner with the events team within Advancement team on shared events as needed.

Unit-Preferred Competencies

  1. Strong leadership skills.
  2. Impeccable communications, and interpersonal skills.
  3. Comfort working in highly collaborative environment a must.
  4. Sophisticated judgment in planning and relationship building.
  5. Excellent analytical skills and ability to formulate solutions that garner institutional buy-in.
  6. Ability to work successfully in fast-paced environment and consistently meet deadlines.
  7. Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communications skills.
  8. Ability to successfully implement a strategic plan including budget management.
  9. Problem solving skills.
  10. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  11. Ability to multi-task and manage independently.
  12. Ability to handle public contact with senior leadership, prominent members of the Booth community, corporate sponsors, etc.
  13. Ability to work effectively with and develop relationships with colleagues, alumni, faculty, vendors, and others.
  14. Evening and weekend hours periodically.
  15. Travel periodically.

Education, Experience, and Certifications

Minimum requirements include a college or university degree in related field.

Minimum requirements include knowledge and skills developed through 7+ years of work experience in a related job discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience

  1. Minimum seven years of experience in event promotion, planning, and execution.
  2. Experience leading and developing event professionals.

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter

NOTE: When applying, all. documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.

FLSA Status

Exempt

Pay Frequency

Monthly

Pay Grade

Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours
37.5

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Drug Test Required

No

Health Screen Required

No

Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required

No

Posting Date
2019-07-26-07:00

Remove from Posting On or Before
2020-01-26-08:00

Posting Statement

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.

The University of Chicago's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report (Report) provides information about University offices and programs that provide safety support, crime and fire statistics, emergency response and communications plans, and other policies and information. The Report can be accessed online at: http://securityreport.uchicago.edu. Paper copies of the Report are available, upon request, from the University of Chicago Police Department, 850 E. 61st Street, Chicago, IL 60637.


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