EVENT STRATEGIST
St. Louis Park, MN  / Chicago, IL  / Madison, WI  / Indianapolis, IN ...View All
View Less
Share
Posted 3 days ago
Job Description
EVENT STRATEGIST
Job Locations US-MN-St Louis Park | US-IL-Chicago | US-WI-Madison | US-IN-Indianapolis
Category/Function Marketing/Public Relations Position Type Regular Full-Time Requisition ID 2022-11413
Overview

Old National Bank is honored to be named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the 11th consecutive year!

Old National Bank was established in 1834. Today, we are the largest financial services holding company with dual headquarters in Chicago and Evansville, IN. We provide an array of services to our clients which include Community Banking, Investments, and Wealth Management. At Old National, we believe that by helping our team members balance work life with home life, we create a more productive workforce and a stronger company.

The Event Planner will create and execute client events from concept through execution. The Event Planner will demonstrate fast, flexible, and strategic thinking to creatively accomplish goals for the wealth and commercial lines of business teams as it relates to high-end event management execution. This role requires extensive interaction with team members from the corporate marketing team, procurement, in-market bankers, community marketing managers, and senior management to ensure consistent and distinctive client experience aligned with Old National's business strategies. This role will take ownership for all project management, budget, marketing, and event production needs. The Event Planner may also be responsible for special projects and ad hoc requests in collaboration with members of ONB Senior Management / Executive Leadership team to deliver annual all team member events.

Key Accountabilities

Key Accountability: Develop an event strategy and plan that supports the business strategy and objectives

    Develops and maintains an understanding of the business strategy and objectives and relates this to the design and execution of high-caliber events that connect the bank with targeted clients throughout the ONB network.
  • Create well-timed and relevant communication plans associates with events.
  • Manages high-touch events consistent with the Company brand standards.
  • Determine, communicate, and manage event timelines; develop a resource plan addressing staffing and logistical needs for each event.
  • Generate out-of-the box and actionable ideas; bring creativity to all aspects of the role from problem-solving to leveraging resources, identifying event options, and up-and-coming venues.

Key Accountability: Leverages Resources Effectively

  • Support ONB events through invitation/RSVP management, promotional productions (print, digital, social), day-of management including ad hoc and VIP needs, event follow-up, performance analysis, budget reconciliation, and supply inventory management.
  • Create, manage, and maintain guests lists and databases for ONB events using the Salesforce Event Management tool.
  • Research, compile, and manage venues and vendors, including contract negotiations and execution, always keeping budget top of mind. Continually assess vendor delivery, sourcing new venues and/or vendors to build a resource database.
  • Continually analyze and recommend ways to improve the ONB event experience through digital and in-person tools, methods, and innovations in the marketplace.

Key Accountability: Financial Management/Oversight

  • Build and monitor accurate event budgets.
  • Manage expense associated with events including post-event expense reconciliation and assessment of return on investment as needed.
  • Assist with expense planning and forecasting.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in business, marketing, hospitality/event planning or a related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years events management or marketing experience; PR event experience is a strong plus.
  • Experience in Financial sector event planning preferred.
  • Experience in successfully producing and scaling conferences and meetings, potentially at the executive level.
  • Proficiency in modern software and platforms (e.g., Microsoft suite, Salesforce).
  • Strong project management skills and solution-oriented thinking.
  • This position requires travel up to 30% of the time.

Old National is proud to be an equal opportunity employer focused on fostering an inclusive workplace and committed to hiring a workforce comprised of diverse backgrounds, cultures and thinking styles.

As such, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have an agreement signed by the Head of Talent Acquisition, SVP, to fill a specific position.

Need help finding the right job?
We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.

If you're qualified for a position but need additional help with the application because of a disability, please email HRservices@oldnational.com (This email will respond to accommodation requests only.)

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend
Indicates required fields