Meeting Planner, Events & Meetings

KPMG - Dallas, TX4.0

Full-time
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KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Associate, E&M to join our Events and Meetings organization.

Responsibilities:
Development and execution of meetings, events, conferences, tradeshows and seminars that support firm and industry objectives
Execute client's initiatives by developing meeting or event concepts, goals, objectives, budgets, and final outcomes
Build and maintain strong relationships with assigned client groups by understanding practice or industry objectives to ensure that service delivery is aligned and fully supports the firm's priorities and goals
Research venues, negotiate contract terms, support agenda and content development, and oversee registration needs, plan menus, on-site logistics and trade show requests
Foster collaborative relationships with other internal departments and effectively meet deadlines established with the execution of a specific meeting or event
Create and manage meeting or event budgets by complying with processes pertaining to client communication, metrics and timely post event reporting

Qualifications:
Minimum of five years of progressive experience in events and meetings planning, preferably within a professional services firm
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred; CMP Certification is preferred
Ability to establish relationships within a matrix organization and various levels of management
Able to develop project budgets, prioritize projects and work with other team members to meet deadlines in a high volume, fast-paced environment
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite applications, knowledge of Cvent is preferred
Ability to travel up to thirty percent
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