Events Associate

Dimensional Fund Advisors Austin , TX 78719

Posted 3 months ago

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Job Description:

This position supports internal groups in the planning, development, management and execution of events that support the firm's strategic goals. The person must have knowledge of corporate and social event planning as well as food and beverage operations.

  • Assist internal groups in the planning and execution of both small and large-scale events-meetings, conferences, social gatherings and receptions

  • Hands-on involvement from pre-event management to post-event follow through

  • Coordinate logistics for audio/visual services, food and beverage, dcor, setup/breakdown, vendor management, event communications and budgets

  • Oversee day-to-day function of onsite cafeteria and catering operations

  • Manage and adhere to master event calendar and timelines

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 5 years of experience in corporate or hospitality event planning required

  • Self-starter who is an independent thinker capable of managing multiple events

  • Strong relationship building skills and ability to think outside the box

  • Ability to work with C-level executives

  • Exceptional organizational and follow-through skills

  • Experience with Caterease or similar BEO software desired

  • Strong computer skills (MS Office)

  • Minimal travel requirements

PREFERRED

  • Knowledge of finance industry a plus

It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The Company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, hiring, training, job assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, discipline, termination, and social and recreational programs.


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