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Global Event Planner, Mercer, Investments

Company: Marsh & McLennan Companies
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Mercer is looking for an experienced Global Event Planning professional to join the exclusive global events team for Mercer Investments, one of the world's largest and most respected investment firmsWhat can you expect?Utilize your talent delivering innovative in-person and virtual experiences to multi-national audiencesAn opportunity to join an experienced and supportive team of professions who have the shared goal of growing and developing our events to new levels of experience and excellence.What is in it for you?We are the global leader in the human resources consultingAs part of Mercer, we offer top-notch benefits: multiple medical, dental, and vision plans with choices to fit all needs and budgets - benefits coverage starting Day 1In addition, Mercer has other benefits and discounts on products and services, and moreWe will count on you to:Have responsibility for the overall strategy, planning and execution of global in-person and virtual events for Mercer InvestmentsBuild project timelines to include all deliverables and scope of workProduce, maintain and reconcile event budgetsHandle negotiations of complex vendor agreementsBuild strong and effective relationships with our preferred vendors and suppliers, which include global hotel contacts, audiovisual providers, mobile app providers and keynote speaker agenciesManage communications with key internal stakeholders, including C-suite executivesSource location and venues and make recommendations which capture vision/objective of event while meeting budget parametersBuild and maintain complex registration websites, manage content for event Apps/Virtual platforms, and providing post event reporting/analyticsData management, spreadsheet preparation for virtual platform, mobile app, and distribution lists for all event communicationsCollaboration with teams in the development and delivery of event but able to work day to day independently with limited direct supervisionWhat you need to have: Curiosity and enthusiasmMinimum of 5 years corporate meeting planning experienceTeam player; with a positive attitude, eager to learn and willing to pitch in wherever neededWorks well under pressure. Must be able to handle numerous last-minute requests with advanced problem-solving skillsAbility to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize workloadExcellent written and oral communication skillsProficiency in MS OfficeFamiliarity with event technologies, and ability to assess new technologies and make strategic recommendationsAble to travel internationally when required to be on-site at events and/or troubleshoot remotelyFlexible and willing to work outside of normal business hours when neededWhat makes you stand out:Working knowledge of CventPrior work experience in the investment/financial services industryPrior work experience in the hospitality industryMercer believes in building brighter futures by redefining the world of work, reshaping retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being. Mercer's more than 25,000 employees are based in 44 countries and the firm operates in over 130 countries. Mercer is a business of Marsh & McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the world's leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people, with 76,000 colleagues and annual revenue of $17 billion. Through its market-leading businesses including Marsh, Guy Carpenter and Oliver Wyman, Marsh & McLennan helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment. For more information, visit https://www.me.mercer.com/. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.This role is not eligible to be performed remotely from Colorado.#LI-REMOTE

Keywords: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Hoboken , Global Event Planner, Mercer, Investments, Other , Hoboken, New Jersey

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