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    Corporate Events Manager

    FL St Petersburg
    Regular

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    About the Position

    We like to do things big at Power Design – and our events are no exception! We’re looking for a seasoned Events Experience Manager to lead our team of passionate planners as they conceptualize and execute multiple high-energy celebrations for our #PDIFamily each year.

    From Vegas-style casino bashes and high-stakes employee competitions to family-friendly festivals, this role will guide their team in creating captivating experiences and lasting memories through unforgettable employee events. With a keen focus on brand cohesion, customer service, and creative thinking, the ideal candidate drives results and supports key business objectives through strong organization, communication, and collaboration skills.

    Position Responsibilities

    • Develop and implement event strategies that align with corporate goals and branding.
    • Identify event objectives and key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure event success.
    • Create detailed event proposals, including timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing, and budgets.
    • Lead team in coordination of all logistical aspects of events, including venue selection, catering, entertainment, transportation, and accommodation.
    • Oversee event set-up, execution, and tear-down, ensuring all elements run smoothly and on schedule.
    • Manage event registration, guest lists, and attendee communications.
    • Negotiate contracts with vendors, suppliers, and speakers to secure the best possible terms and services.
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including clients, partners, sponsors, and internal teams.
    • Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health, and safety regulations.
    • Develop and manage event budgets, ensuring all events are delivered within financial constraints.
    • Monitor and report on event expenses and reconcile final invoices with vendors.

    Here’s What We’re Looking For

    • Bachelor’s degree in Event Management, Hospitality, Marketing, Communications, or a related field.
    • 7+ years of experience in corporate event planning and management.
    • Proven track record of successfully managing large-scale events from conception to completion.
    • Strong project management skills with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, multitask, and meet tight deadlines.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Proficiency in event management software and tools.
    • Creative thinking and problem-solving abilities.
    • Detail-oriented with a focus on quality and excellence.
    • Strong negotiation and contract management skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • High level of professionalism and customer service orientation.
    • The role may require working evenings, weekends, and holidays to support event schedules.
    • Some physical activity may be required for event setup and breakdown.

    Benefits and Perks

    • Competitive salaries offered
    • Flexible work options available to support work-life balance
    • Cutting-edge headquarters with an on-campus café, fitness center, game room with golf simulator, electric scooters, lake with running path, training facility, and tobacco-free campus
    • Exciting, award-winning workplace culture focused on employee appreciation, recognition, and fun
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) options offered
    • Short and long-term disability plans
    • 401k with company matching available
    • Paid time off and company holidays provided
    • Discounts to a variety of services, mental and physical wellness resources, free Care.com memberships, and other perks given to all Power Design team members

    At Power Design, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Power Design believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is paramount to our success as a national company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool nationwide

    About Us

    Power Design is a National Design Build Contractor, focused on innovative construction across multiple trades: electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and systems technologies. Since 1989, we’ve disrupted the industry by putting next-generation ideas to powerful, practical use because we care. We design breakthrough solutions that push the limits of what’s possible by harnessing the collaborative power of our teams to elevate experiences and empower the communities where we live and work. In an industry that tends to look back, we’re building better by staying grounded in our values, dedicated to our unique culture, and supportive of work-life balance – making us built to last. By investing in our people and doing things differently, we’re designing what’s next.