Revantage

Associate, Corporate Events Specialist

Job Locations US-Chicago
ID
2022-4224

Who We Are

Revantage is a Blackstone Company that provides a highly skilled employee base, best-in-class processes, and state-of-the-art technology to multiple Blackstone real estate portfolio companies. Sectors include Hospitality, Industrial, Multi-Family, Office, Retail, Senior Housing, and Manufactured Homes.

 

Revantage, headquartered in Chicago, is one of three global offices that includes Revantage Asia and Revantage Europe.

 

What We Value: Our Culture

Creating a culture that inspires change and momentum require the right team. We know what it takes to lead an industry, and are looking for leaders who seek constant growth, want to excel, and continuously improve upon themselves and the industry. The culture at Revantage is built on our shared core values and commitment to be:

  • Achievers – We expect high standards for ourselves and enable the success of our teams
  • Enthusiasts – We face challenges with optimism and believe anything is possible
  • Leaders – We commit to continuously improve our performance
  • Learners – We learn from our challenges and successes
  • Partners – We deliver value and positive impact to our partners

Why This Role Is Valuable  

The Associate, Corporate Events Specialist will be responsible for leading the planning, design, logistics, and execution of company events. They will support and enhance events that are already part of the company agenda and ways of working. They will also design and execute new events that will contribute to a company culture of inclusion, collaboration, and fun. They will partner with internal company organizations and leaders to create programming that advances the company’s objectives including DEI, CSR, and employee rewards and recognition.

How You Add Value

  • Lead company events from start to finish, including:
    • Meeting objectives and design (understand the purpose of the event and design to meet needs)
    • Calendaring and scheduling (coordinating company and executive availability, sending out invites, and manage attendees)
    • Logistics (Rooms, vendues, locations, and seating; Catering or food service)
    • Vendor and/or Location management (select, negotiate, and ensure compliance with internal policies and expectations)
    • Materials and Swag (printed materials, agendas, and swag)
    • Execution (set up in advance, attend and provide support if needed, complete teardown, and any post-event follow-ups)
  • Responsible for the following company events but not limited to:
    • Townhalls (global and regional)
    • Offsites (global and regional)
    • Revantage Companywide meetings
    • Cross Company Events
    • Holiday Party
    • Volunteer events
    • Employee Social Events (celebrate accomplishments, mark occasions, create comradery)
    • Employee Engagement Events (DEI, CSG, etc.)

What You Bring To The Role

Required:

  • Work with Corporate Services leader to coordinate all aspects of planning, promoting, and organizing events
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in conference services, event planning, hospitality or hotel
  • Must be self-motivated and work independently to own our events strategy from beginning to end
  • Excellent relationship building and comfortable taking ownership of projects with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Experience planning and executing large-scale and high visibility events
  • Must have excellent organizational skills including attention to detail, ability to multitask, and ability to independently own and manage events from start to finish, while working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent written, verbal, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Perks for You

  • Competitive salary, overall compensation, and 401(k)
  • Work-life balance offerings include:
    • Remote work policy
    • Productivity Hours – weekly meeting-free work time
    • Bi-weekly Summer Fridays
  • In-house and external learning & development opportunities
  • Generous health insurance and wellness benefits

EEO Statement

Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and/or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email talent@revantage.com.

 

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