Sr. Director, Corporate Events

Equifax Alpharetta , GA 30023

Posted 5 months ago

Who is Equifax?

Equifax is a global information solutions company that uses trusted unique data, creative analytics, technology and industry expertise to power organizations and individuals around the world by transforming knowledge into insights that help make more informed business and personal decisions.

Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our people makes a difference in our business.

We are looking for individuals who can help us disrupt the marketplace. You will do this by delivering leading-edge technology to build and deliver unparalleled customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers.

We will give you the opportunity to drive innovation and automation across the enterprise. This will include tool and process integrations across all business units within Equifax globally.

Your Focus:

Lead the Corporate Event Management function and direct the management and execution of more than 60 annual corporate-level, Business Unit and C-suite events and meetings.

Manage all event supplier relationships. Direct 3rd party providers and contractors to deliver programs, services and support resources to meet and exceed event and executive expectations. Negotiate all supplier/hotel/venue contracts, scope and manage budgets.

Provide guidance and leadership to Event team, administrative assistants and other Equifax stakeholders for internal meeting planning including sharing of best practices, and serve in a consultant capacity to ensure appropriate guidelines are followed with vendors, hotels, contracts, transportation companies, etc.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead event management function of event planners and execution of more than 60 annual corporate-level, Business Unit and C-suite events and meetings.

  • Negotiate contracts and manage relationships with outside vendors.

  • Research and recommend locations for events through partnership with Helms Briscoe and provide cost estimates as applicable.

  • Plan, manage and execute all operational and logistical functions related to C-suite meetings.

  • Collaborate with internal and external clients to establish goals and objectives for all meetings.

  • Align resources to support all events, including communications, speakers, AV equipment and staging, web registration, hotel arrangements, etc.

  • Oversee management of the Sharepoint site and maintain current information on site to be a resource to others who plan/manage meetings.

  • Manage overall tracking of meetings being planned outside the Event Planning department, to ensure proper contract procedures, and overall compliance with company policy and the Equifax brand.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 10-15 years of event planning experience

  • Proven experience working with C-suite executives, including, but not limited to the CEO and Senior Leadership Team

  • Experience negotiating complex vendor contracts (hotel, transportation companies, event vendors, etc.)

  • Proven budget management of large meetings and events

  • Travel up to 20%

Education Requirements:

  • College degree in Marketing or related field
  • CMP(Certified Meeting Professional)

Required Skills:

  • Excellent project management and results oriented skills

  • Ability to interact with all executive levels, including the CEO

  • Possess the highest level of integrity, ethics and professionalism

  • Flexibility to react quickly in a fast paced high growth environment

  • Detailed working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PPT, Access)

  • Experience with meeting management software (Cvent preferred)

  • Working knowledge of project management software, such as Clarizen, etc.

  • Familiarity with other event technology (mobile apps, virtual environments, etc.)

  • Ability to address complex issues utilizing a clear and thoughtful manner and come to a resolution quickly without jeopardizing the event or relationships with people involved.

  • Sensitivity to private and privileged information

The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?

We offer an excellent compensation packages with high-reaching market salaries and 401k matching, along with the works: comprehensive healthcare packages, schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

To speak to us about this role in more detail apply online.


Primary Location:

USA-Atlanta JV White


Function - Marketing


Full time

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