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Coordinator, Meeting and Events 
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resume-library  |  United States  |  

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PARTNER-3IGF7S
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Work Type:
Permanent
Work Time:
Full Time
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Description 

Coordinator, Meeting and Events

Posting Description:

Aon is looking for a Coordinator, Meeting and Events



 



The Coordinator will be working as part of Aon’s Global Meeting and Events Team. This role requires knowledge in the planning and execution of virtual and in-person meetings and events, and also understanding of the operations side of the department; being able to handle multiple small - midsized meetings, while gaining confidence to manage executive stakeholder groups and larger, more complex events.  It will require travel post-pandemic.



 



Key Responsibilities:



Direct responsibility for planning and execution of all components of managed events to include but not limited to: budget management, event registration, travel and accommodations, vendor negotiations, food and beverage, audio visual and transportation as required



Learn to develop and drive meeting and event strategy across event portfolio with varying purposes, provide expertise and industry best practices to maximize value (cost savings, higher return on invested capital, attendee satisfaction (NPS), etc.).



Employ relationship management methods and practices to identify opportunities to create value, cultivate meaningful relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers.



Competent in negotiating rates and concessions – for hotels, food & beverage and other suppliers



Collaborate with Operations, on various tasks as needed, including being a backup resource



Education and Required Experience:



Minimum 2- 3 years of experience in meeting and event planning



A B.S. or B.A. degree or equivalent experience is required, ideally in Marketing, Hospitality or Hotel Management



Strong organizational skills are required due to the varied aspects of meeting and event planning.



Ability to manage multi-event programs and projects simultaneously



Depth of knowledge of both domestic and international hotels and destinations



Event management technology (Cvent) experience a plus



Virtual event technology (ON24, Webex) experience a plus



Basic understanding of contract language



Skills & Other Requirements:



Strong project management and organizational skills, with excellent attention to detail



Can effectively interface with customers and suppliers with strong written and verbal communication skills



Solution oriented, embraces change, flexible, adapts well to changing priorities



Strong independent worker and as a team player



Willingness to travel and work outside of traditional office hours with a global team



We offer you



 



A competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.



 



Our Colleague Experience:



 



From helping clients gain access to capital after natural disasters, to creating access to health care and retirement for millions, Aon colleagues empower results for our clients, communities, and each other every day.  They make a difference, work with the best, own their potential, and value one another.  This is the Aon Colleague Experience, defining what it means to work at Aon and realizing our vision of empowering human and economic possibility. To learn more visit .



 



About Aon:



 



(NYSE:AON) is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using proprietary data and analytics to deliver insights that reduce volatility and improve performance.



 



Aon provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran, marital, or domestic partner status.  Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.



 



Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.