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Senior Event Producer

Date Posted: Oct 8, 2021

Location: New York, NY, US, 10166

Company: MetLife

                                                      

 

Job Location: Remote – New York Tri-State Area

 

Role Value Proposition: 

The Senior Event Producer is responsible for coordinating all the technical and production elements involved in the delivery of live, virtual, hybrid corporate meetings and events, ensuring that proper technology solutions, suppliers and resources are allocated to achieve flawless execution.

 

The Global Event Operations team is responsible for the overall management and execution of the company’s highest-level meetings and events. As a member of this team, the Senior Event Producer will work in collaboration with the department’s management, meeting planners, data management team, key company stakeholders, and outside vendors in delivering high level services against key projects.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages all aspects of in-person, live and hybrid event production and provide consultative and expert knowledge to ensure production supports corporate objectives, meet brand requirements, quality standards and business goals. 
  • Evaluate and understand stakeholder’s needs/objectives and make recommendations on production solutions
  • Attend input sessions and maintain dialogue with stakeholders/planners to fully support on-going project needs during and between events. 
  • Create event project plan to set up protocols and facilitate project and team processes
  • Develop SOWs, coordinate RFP’s, evaluate proposals, negotiate rates, review contracts and award projects
  • Conduct site inspections of venues
  • Create show flows, and manage rehearsals to ensure smooth business content continuity
  • Acquire presentation content, edit, run tech rehearsals, and prepare for live delivery
  • Troubleshoot and find solutions for technical issues
  • Create and share post-production feedback
  • Responsible for payment and final reconciliation of vendor invoices.
  • Attend industry events to learn new technology and recommend/incorporate to future events
  • Collaborate and share best practices with cross functional teams

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

 

Required:

  • Five + years of experience in a live event production role.
  • College degree preferred, DES designation or work experience equivalent.
  • Proficiency with 2nd language (Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Portuguese or Korean) preferred
  • Knowledge of meeting & incentive industries and supporting technologies.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Expert knowledge with Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Understanding of AutoCAD, or similar room layout software, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects or audio editing.
  • Sound judgement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Display decisive and successful problem-solving skills
  • Achieve results through teamwork and collaboration
  • Produce results in a fast paced, high pressure, deadline–driven environment
  • Ability to think strategically, understand business needs and apply creative problem-solving skills
  • Effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • High degree of diplomacy
  • Ability to travel up to 30%

 

 

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.”

 

MetLife:

MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

 

We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine's 2021 list of the "World's Most Admired Companies." 

       

MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.

 

 

We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.

 

 

MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

 

 

Requisition #: [[120674]]

 


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