New York, NY, USA
Senior Associate, Internal Events
Job ID R57845
Updated date 10/01/2018
Location New York, New York; McLean, Virginia
NYC 299 Park Avenue (22957), United States of America, New York, New York
At Capital One, we’re building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard Fairbank, Capital One is on a mission to help our customers succeed by bringing ingenuity, simplicity, and humanity to banking. We measure our efforts by the success our customers enjoy and the advocacy they exhibit. We are succeeding because they are succeeding. Guided by our shared values, we thrive in an environment where collaboration and openness are valued. We believe that innovation is powered by perspective and that teamwork and respect for each other lead to superior results. We elevate each other and obsess about doing the right thing. Our associates serve with humility and a deep respect for their responsibility in helping our customers achieve their goals and realize their dreams. Together, we are on a quest to change banking for good.
Senior Associate, Internal Events
Are you ready to make a difference – to deliver dreams, celebrate culture and inspire change? The Commercial Banking Internal Communications team is responsible for ensuring the best associate experience ever by developing and implementing internal communications to support business programs and initiatives. We love telling stories and bringing heart to our communications work, including our events channel. By joining our team as an Events Associate, you’ll be expected to push the envelope, find a better way and strive to do the extraordinary.
We’re in constant pursuit to know our Commercial associates better, connect leaders in news ways and create the most meaningful communications in an effort to increase associate engagement. Reporting to the Internal Communications Manager, this position is responsible for planning and executing scalable associate events. We’re looking for a team player to obsess over internal events channel and the associate experience. We want someone who can plan and execute events that powerfully complement our overarching communication strategies to drive message retention and engagement. You’ll be expected to keep on top of industry trends for events, including how to infuse technology, interactivity and measurement into everything we do. Additionally, you’ll support group projects and internal campaigns.
The ideal candidate is a driven, passionate self-motivator. They should be curious, strategic and able to influence event programming on a range of subjects. The right candidate possesses the discipline and skill necessary to plan best-in-class events while delivering first-class service for internal clients. They should also be scrappy and willing to roll up sleeves to partner on execution as a member of the ICE Pack agency.
Own end-to-end execution of assigned internal events, including all logistical coordination from contract negotiation, vendor and catering management, venue sourcing, budget tracking, invitations, to planning and production to onsite execution and post-event analysis
Plan and execute large-scale company-wide events across multiple venues.
Manage procurement and delivery of associate "swag."
Work closely with the external marketing events team to ensure a coordinated approach to events management that is synergistic and leverages shared resources.
Support other internal planners as needed and the occasional externally-facing associate events, like major enterprise efforts, hosting affinity group events on-site, hosting executive leaders on-site and other notable visitors to our offices.
Think about events creatively and go above and beyond to create unique events that are equal parts fun and useful for our Commercial associates and partners.
Analyze current events and provide strategic recommendations to meet the varying needs of the business
Work extensively with CVENT, our events system of record
Effectively track event ROI using a systematic approach and producing executive-ready post-event analysis
Negotiate with properties and agencies to ensure highest quality experience
Use Project management skillset to ensure timelines and communications stay on track
Work with agencies to provide turnkey solutions for small events
Excellent written and verbal skills, including the ability to present to leaders at all levels of the organization
Work across multiple groups including procurement, legal, Accounting and Tax to ensure that all invoices, contracts and creative are properly processed
At least 3 years of event planning and management experience
At least 2 years’ experience managing vendor relationships, sourcing and negotiating contracts, and managing budgets
Bachelor’s Degree or military experience
At least one year of event planning experience for a financial services company
At least 2 years of Strategic event planning experience (using marketing strategy to create event recommendations for the annual events plan)
Experience with CVENT
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office (word, excel, PowerPoint)
At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.
No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.
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