Manager, Meetings & Events


Mesa, AZ

30+ days ago | Requisition ID: 1069

Winsight is a leading B2B information services company focused on the foodservice industry, providing insight and market intelligence to business leaders in every channel consumers buy food and beverage through media, events, data products, advisory services, and trade shows. 

We are looking to add an experienced Meeting & Events Manager to our Mesa team!

This individual will specialize in creating and executing hosted buyer (1:1) meetings both as a stand alone and as an element to existing events. Be the lead for 1:1 meeting implementation for FSTEC, CRU, MD, RLC, RD, OL as well as execute stand alone 1:1 Winsight Events as well as general meeting & planning work as directed. 

Position Responsibilities:  

  • Build and execute hosted 1:1 meetings both as standalone and as an element of larger events
  • Provide a consultative approach to program planning and figure our steps to ensure objectives are achieved
  • Facilitating the operational delivery to plan, implement and track successful programs
  • Find opportunities for additional revenue growth within the program
  • Debrief with team on lessons learned post event and suggest future improvements/initiatives are achieved
  • Execution or program aspects including logistics, attendee management, budget management, post program reconciliation and onsite execution (where applicable
  • Monitor hotel block and release/add rooms as required (when applicable)
  • Maintain project plan, meeting minutes, and any other related documentation
  • Ability to create and update budgets as necessary during planning and prepare the final reconciliation' communicate changes throughout the life of the program
  • Create and sent event and registration related communications
  • Coordinate travel, lodging and expenses for hosted meeting participants  
  • Manage online registration for participants
  • Ensure compliance with insurance, legal and privacy standards
  • Proactively handle challenges and troubleshoot emerging problems as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by Sr. Director of Events  

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  

  • Proven experience as a professional events planner either for corporate or association  
  • College degree in a related field or equivalent
  • CMP preferred
  • Innovative and resourceful' actively seeks opportunities to improve meetings and events
  • Experienced at building partnerships with attendees and clients (internal and external)
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Strong time management skills and ability to manage concurrent tasks efficiently
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Positive, professional attitude and takes pride in work product
  • Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Experience with event technology solutions such as Cvent, Social Tables and Zerista (or similar)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  

Winsight is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Winsight does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business needs.

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