The Role: As the Event Manager, you will provide meeting and event expertise and direction, working with all S&P Ratings internal stakeholders (Analytical, Commercial and Market Outreach) throughout the APAC region on their marketing initiatives. Your job is to work closely with other meeting planners (primary: Hong Kong; secondary: globally) and marketing colleagues on making S&P Ratings' events top-of-class in the financial sector.
The Location: Singapore
The Impact: S&P Ratings manages over 500 events, sponsorships and webinars each year, varying in size from 30 - 600 people and scope of ½ day to three day meetings. You will be looked to for your expertise in the meetings industry to direct client on locations, logistics, budgets, strategy, communications and creativity.
Meeting Specifications: All meeting logistics to include but not limited to communicating meeting needs to our vendors, registration and attendee tracking (Marketo & Cvent), on-site execution and creating on-site staff responsibilities, presentation and materials support, pre and post event evaluations, room set up and monitoring, food & beverage requirements, collecting Audio-Visual specifications, and ensuring successful execution.
Manage within approved event budgets and negotiate the best value for Ratings across all events
Run regional, and on occasion, global webinars (ON24) and provide post event summaries
Track, manage events calendar, pipeline and budget tracker (Serena)
Communication: Pre and post conference meetings with clients. All correspondence with internal and external guest speakers. Review and contribute to all communication to meeting invitees. Provide project parameters for completion of support assignments. Conduct pre-conference and post-conference meetings with hoteliers.
Sourcing: Meetings/events/receptions with hoteliers, food service directors, restaurants, ground operators, décor & entertainment companies, promotional items, AV & Production companies.
Contracts: Review & negotiate contracts for all vendors (hotel, restaurant, AV, 3rd party associations, etc.). Provide outline and explanation to host of all contractual items including any potential cancellations
Create event registrations and emails (Cvent & Marketo) for distribution
Pull attendee registration lists (SalesForce & Marketo) for invitations
Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations
Take charge, entrepreneurial, creative, proactive self-starter, tap into app & tech trends
Responsible for South East Asia related webinars (Rating Actions, Commentary etc)
Lead and run events in South East Asia from start to finish
Participate and coordinate with external/internal parties for industry sponsorships
Project manage Asia-Pacific roadshows with other internal stakeholders (CCS, Commodities, Property etc)
Regular administrative duties for the event team (reporting on Serena and post event reports etc)
Energizes and Enables Others: Ignites passion and releases potential to drive success.
Builds Collaborative Relationships: Builds relationships based on trust and respect. Promotes the inclusion of diverse knowledge, skills and experiences to achieve results.
Demonstrates Learning Agility: Ability to anticipate change, face reality, draw conclusions and swiftly mobilize to adapt to changing needs and demands.
Drives Creativity and Innovation: Focuses on areas of highest potential. Connects knowledge in new ways to create the unexpected.
Strives for Excellence in Execution: Proactively seeks ways to improve personal and organizational effectiveness to meet current and future business needs. Learns equally from successes and failures.
Three to five years of progressive experience in meeting/event planning that exhibits you can successfully manage the Meeting Planner responsibilities listed above.
Bachelors/Associates degree preferred.
Experience working with sponsors and/or clients relationships and fulfillment required.
The ideal candidate has a passion for events, is highly organized, has a high sense of urgency and is very customer service oriented.
Travel, some overtime and weekend work is required as needed.
A good understanding of financial markets and business environment including implications to S&Ps analytical products and services is a plus.
Must be able to work effectively and collaboratively in a team oriented, global, and multi-cultural environment.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point. Experience with any of the following will give you an edge and is preferred. All systems will be used in some day-to-day responsibilities:
About S&P Global Ratings S&P Global Ratings is the world's leading provider of independent credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. We have more than 1 million credit ratings outstanding on government, corporate, financial sector and structured finance entities and securities. We offer an independent view of the market built on a unique combination of broad perspective and local insight. We provide our opinions and research about relative credit risk; market participants gain independent information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide.
S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/ratings
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or other legally protected categories, subject to applicable law.
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