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Event Producer

Job Location US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/30/2021 9:59 AM)
Job ID
2021-4865

Job Description

Event Producer

Washington, DC or Remote | Full Time

 

Zonda is redefining the future of housing. We are perfectly placed in the heart of the fast-growing real estate industry. We are making big bets on the future of real-estate, trailblazing a 2030 vision for the industry. Here at Zonda, you’ll be able to use your passion and curiosity to drive the next generation of real estate analysts, advisors, and technologists.

 

Zonda is looking for a passionate Event Producer to evolve and expand our team. Zonda looks for people who can grow, think, dream, and create. When you join our team, you’ll be in a unique position to make a change with every project. You’ll use your full range of skills to build great experiences and learn about the real estate industry, economics, and data. You’ll be supported with the necessary tools, and you'll be working with an awesome and like-minded team. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary, and collaborative - all working to build the future of housing.

 

The Event Producer will serve as the lead event expert for the Zonda brand, tradeshows, custom conferences, and events.  Events include, but are not limited to: tradeshows with exhibits and special events, 50-750 person brand-focused conferences and events, and virtual brand-focused events and summits.

 

Key Responsibilities and Related Duties:

 

  • Build and maintain positive, solution-focused client relationships 
  • Manage all aspects for client deliverables for events, including:
  • Handle site evaluation and contract negotiation
  • Review and monitor venue contracts to avoid penalties
  • Coordinate all onsite activities, including: food and beverage, entertainment, transportation, etc.
  • Oversee event registration
  • Prepare and produce event materials (pamphlets, notebooks, signage, etc,)
  • Audio-visual planning and execution
  • Facilitate sponsor and speaker communication
  • Oversee onsite management of event setup and execution including décor, production, transportation, entertainment, etc.
  • Provide timely strategic insight on all marketing activity (campaigns, conferences, events, etc.) – sharing information about timelines and budgets
  • Support the efforts of and work in partnership with senior and executive-level sales leadership to:
  • Represent the business in high-level meetings to discuss strategy and client presentations
  • Prepare and present high-level client presentations on calls with publishers and sales staff
  • Support sales staff with significant marketing materials
  • Drive and monitor event performance against stated objectives
  • Prepare accurate budgets and estimates for assigned events
  • Maintain regular event reports for Events Leader, including financial and logistical statuses
  • Rigorously adhere to departmental procedures for executive work, including:
  • Thoroughly completing event files
  • Conducting prompt review and resolution of vendor invoices
  • Accurately coding and processing vendor invoices
  • Creating details reports for marketing managers and Events Leader

Qualified candidates should possess the following Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • 3-5 years’ related experience in event production role
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Significant events management experience, including tradeshow booths and for-profit conferences and events
  • Familiar with populating virtual event platforms and hosting virtual events, Cvent Virtual Attendee Hub preferred
  • Strong budget and financial management and projection skills
  • Ability to work independently and execute with little oversight
  • Excellent decision-making skills and sound judgment
  • Ability to interact confidently with all levels of management
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess a solution-focused, positive attitude
  • Must be flexible, creative, and detail-oriented
  • Proven track record of developing industry relationships with clients and peers, vendors, and business partners
  • Outstanding organizational, prioritization, and time management skills
  • Cvent experience preferred
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
  • Proficiency using Mac Software suites preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-based, new business environment
  • Proven ability to perform and succeed in a fast-paced, dynamic, and deadline-driven environment
  • Travel required

About Us

Zonda provides data-driven housing market solutions to the homebuilding industry. From builders to building product manufacturers, mortgage clients, and multifamily executives, we work hand-in-hand with our customers to streamline access to housing data to empower smarter decisions. As a leading brand in residential construction, our mission is to advance the home building industry, because we believe better homes mean better lives and stronger communities.

 

Together, we are building the future of housing.

 

Zonda (formerly Hanley Wood | Meyers Research) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. m/f/d/v

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