Event Planner

Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. Houston , TX 77020

Posted 6 months ago

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

  • At least three years' experience in event planning, including VIP guest service

  • Previous concierge or VIP customer experience highly-preferred

  • Expert-level knowledge of the Houston area, including current dining, retail, and entertainment trends

  • Health and fitness program or event management plus

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Special event planning for meetings or events occurring at the property for client and tenants directly (up to 3000 attendees in some cases)

  • Manages property conference and event space

  • Curates unique and worth-while activations in public and private event space

  • Coordinates property synergy between office tenants, retailers, and dining establishments

  • Assists property management team in creating welcome collateral and events for new tenants

  • Responds to in-person, phone and email requests from tenants and assists in providing guidance and information to tenants in a timely manner

  • Manages onsite fitness center

  • Facilitates fitness instruction, classes, events, supply ordering, etc

  • Utilizes common areas for pop-ups and activations for tenant engagement activations

  • Maintains "back-end" of property app

  • Manages property social media sites

  • Creates internal marketing messaging and collateral for property programming and events

  • Acts as a building ambassador, including maintaining a welcoming presence in public spaces when requested and during events

  • Engages tenants to participate in building programming

  • Fosters an up-to-date knowledge for directions to festivals, events, attractions, restaurants, hotels, tours and transportation schedules in the surrounding area, including new trends

  • Secures and coordinates tickets to concerts, sporting events, theater productions and other events

  • Sells discount or special offer tickets to museums, theme parks, movie theaters and other venues

  • Coordinates the ordering and delivery of floral arrangements, corporate gifts, etc. as requested by tenants and building management

  • Secures reservations for tenants for various services/events, including restaurants, limousine and car service

  • Provides detailed reporting of the calls, emails, and requests that have come in and the type of services that has been provided and coordinated to the client and tenants

  • Writes, edits and sends a monthly email newsletter to tenants who have opted in to the service regarding events occurring in the building and around Houston; actively seeks to grow the email list by soliciting subscribers through marketing initiatives

  • Provides timely and accurate To Be Invoiced (TBI) reports to the CCS Finance department to ensure accurate billing of services to clients

  • Stays current on knowledge of local events and cultural attractions. Researches information on these events.

  • Other concierge-related requests, as needed

  • Other reports, duties, meetings TBD

SKILLS and APTITUDES

  • Experienced event planner

  • Ability to engage tenants and visitors to participate in events and programming

  • Possesses foresight to plan logistics for events up to 3000 attendees

  • Eye for clean, concise marketing collateral

  • Superior knowledge of Houston's cultural, dining, and entertainment venues, and ability to match client and tenant desires to the appropriate venue

  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, accommodating and communicating to a broad range of clientele with varied needs

  • Able to think quickly and efficiently when confronted with a client or tenant request

  • Motivated self-starter who is able to work with minimal supervision

  • Creative problem-solver

  • Proactive, approachable and solution-focused

  • Professional demeanor and appearance

  • Strong planning and organizational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Takes initiative and anticipates needs of others

  • Commitment to company values

  • Knowledgeable on Microsoft Office, iOS functions, marketing or graphic design software, and digital technology

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Event Planner

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