Highly motivated, energetic professional with specialized experience in meeting planning services. Articulate communicator with a proven ability to plan and synchronize the essential details of multiple meetings in an efficient and resourceful manner. Select qualifications encompass:
Key Account Management… Logistical Planning & Coordination…Vendor-Contract Negotiation…
Client Relations…Site Selection and Management… Budget Tracking and Reporting… Billing…
Print Materials …Participant Recruitment…Speaker Procurement… Staff Supervision…
Company One, Town, US date to date
Senior Account Manager, Corporate Meeting Planning
• Orchestrate meeting planning services with a focus on client needs assessment, vendor relations, site inspection, cost analysis, set-ups, audio-visuals, speaker procurement, guest transfers, transportation, off-site entertainment, reservations, and menu selection for breakfasts, luncheons, and dinner buffets.
• Serve as direct point of contact for client, vendors, and participants concerning meeting specifications, requirements, preferences, registration, confirmations, cancellations, schedules, cost summaries, and RFPs.
• Proactively track and summarize budgets for annual meetings and medical symposiums, and organize physician-participatory information stored in client’s database-driven on-line registration form.
• Expertly advise on travel and entertainment options specific to geographical venues, employing information gained during extensive business travels and a cultivated network of DMC representatives across the country.
• Diplomatically enforce negotiations with vendors to arrive at mutually agreeable, cost-saving solutions.
• Collaborate the efforts of creative teams and outsourced printers on the conceptualization and production of print material, from invitations to custom welcome kits, for promotional campaigns and meeting facilitation.
• Effectively supervise Meeting Coordinators exercising strong staff management and project leadership skills.
State University, Any Town, USA
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; GPA 3.8
Windows 2000; MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Meeting Trak; Internet research, database management