The Event Planner for Event Strategy and Services is responsible for developing and executing events as a critical channel for brand experience and engagement. S/he reports to the Director of Event Strategy & Services. The position’s chief responsibilities include: • Lead and/or contribute to the production of all aspects of internal client events and experiences (venue/vendor sourcing and selection, contract negotiation, project and logistics management, etc.) • Provide consultation, planning and on-site management for multiple, and concurrent internal client events (Organization's Departments and Programs). * Work collaboratively with the Event Strategy and Services team members, shared services and vendors in the production of events. • Assist in the financial management of each event including budget creation, implementation of best practices to maximize cost-savings, post-event reconciliation, etc. • Contribute to and support the development of internal systems and best practices for event planning and production. • Serve as a liaison between clients, vendors, partners and providers. • Support the departmental efforts to contribute to enterprise goals of social impact, relevance and revenue. • Maintain a clear understanding of enterprise strategy and goals. • Exhibit Organization's values. Requirements: • Bachelor’s Degree in Event Planning, Production, Management or related field or an equivalent number of years’ experience of work experience and education. • 5+ years of experience in event planning and production, with a proven track record of success. • Successful candidates will demonstrate ability to be both detail-oriented and creative. • Demonstrated strong project management and problem-solving skills and ability to work effectively with multiple stakeholders required. • Excellent interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with all levels of the enterprise (Board of Directors, Executive Team, Volunteers, etc.) and demonstrated diplomatic, networking and negotiation skills. • Ability to contribute to a culture of collaboration and innovation. • Excellent oral and written communications skills. • Production of events can and will occur on evenings and during weekends. • Travel up to 20%. Must Have's: Needs strong logistics and planning skills. Must have customer service and strong project management skills. Team operates like a client service, so this person must serve all departments within association. Team Dynamic: This person will work alongside a team of five; one senior planner, one event planner, a coordinator and an event analyst. The department plans between 100-150 events per year.