Business Development Events Senior Specialist

For the NYC Office of an International Law Firm
This is a filled position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, manage and execute client facing business development events, as well as internal events as requested;
  • Strategize with the business development team to conceptualize and source ideas and venues for client development events;
  • Handle all aspects of event logistics including coordinating with any vendors, key internal and external stakeholders, invitations, email communications, confirmations and post-event follow up;
  • Create and manage event specific budgets, timelines and milestones for events;
  • On-site event management and post-event follow-up including final cost reporting, follow-up correspondence and activity tracking;
  • Coordinate all event details including decisions about menu, décor, entertainment, security, photography, videography, and agenda.

Qualifications include:

  • At least 7 years’ experience in event planning; law firm and/or professional services experience.
  • Proficiency in contract negotiations and terms;
  • Experience working with production companies, DMC’s and hotels and supporting large conferences;
  • Outstanding project management skills and ability to execute projects in a manner that keeps all stakeholders aware of progress, developments, challenges and opportunities;
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities to meet time-sensitive deadlines, as well as manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Outstanding initiative and problem-solving capabilities with a resourceful and driven attitude.
Salary: $88,100-127,650