Corporate Meeting Planner

  • FortuneBuilders
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Nov 27, 2019
Full time   Adminstration Event Planning Hospitality Meetings Relationship Management

Job Description

Corporate Meeting Planner

Location: San Diego, CA
Department: Fulfillment
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: Mid Level

The FortuneBuilders Corporate Meeting Planner is a key team member of our Live Events Team. This is a full-time position based in San Diego, CA. This hire assumes full responsibility for the planning, set-up, and execution of 15+ live bootcamp events per year across the country. The ideal candidate is a highly driven, passionate professional and a master negotiator who thinks outside the box with creative solutions to source just the right venue for our Full Immersion events.

What will you do?

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Spearhead and facilitate all aspects of booking hotels for the Full Immersion events.
  • Work with Director of Live Events on the calendar to determine preferred dates, cities & regions.  
  • Negotiate meeting room space, staff & student sleeping room blocks, food & beverage and all other elements within the specs for the events.
  • Research & book hotel venues for approximately 355 Full Immersions throughout the year. This includes the meeting space based on set criteria, audio visual, speaker sleeping rooms and all other aspects of the weekend event.
  • Create relationships with our current corporate contacts as well as build new relationships with boutique hotels.
  • Work and support Brand Standards.
  • Review, negotiate, and sign all contracts.
  • Manage and maintain budgets including but not limited to the pre-event cost analysis, final budget and final hotel bill approval and payment.
  • Track and measure all KPI’s.

What are we looking for?

  • 3 to 5 years experience in Meeting Planning, Convention & Visitors Bureau, Destination, or other hospitality related elements & venue booking.
  • Excellent Communication skills for in person, telephone and written.
  • Strong salesmanship, building relationships and planning abilities are required. well as basic skills in Microsoft office or a Client Relationship Program.
  • Travel as necessary for business needs both domestically, approximately 10 percent.
  • Ideal candidate should enjoy the Hospitality Event industry; and Building relationships
  • Experience in excel and google spreadsheets.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit to grow and sustain a business

Education required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

This is an IN-OFFICE, FULL TIME position in our offices located in Pacific Beach.

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About FortuneBuilders

FortuneBuilders is the leading real estate investment education company in the country. We have been ranked multiple times as one of America's fastest growing private companies by Inc. Magazine. We show our real estate investor students the roadmap of how to turn their passion for real estate into a highly profitable business that provides the financial and lifestyle freedom they deserve.

Our team has been inspiring, educating, and leading real estate investors across the country since 2006. Our unique approach is highly sought after because we provide our students the blueprint to start and grow a real estate business, not just providing advice on a single aspect of investing.

The FortuneBuilders’ headquarters are located in sunny San Diego, two blocks from the ocean. With over 500 team members, we are growing every day and are looking for top A-Players to add value and contribute to the success of our students and our company.

FortuneBuilders provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Applicants of all ages are encouraged to apply. Nothing in this job posting or description should be construed as an offer or guarantee of employment.