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MGPG Events Inc, is the leading communications firm that services both local and national clients in event planning and production, experiential marketing and public relations. Headed by CEO Merry Green, our office is located in the Chicago (West Loop) area.

We are looking for talented, creative and dedicated people to join our team! We invite you to submit your cover letter and resume for active job openings, internships and future opportunities.

Thank you for your interest in MGPG Events !nc.

Accountant Executives

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Responsibilities

• Operate as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to your customers
• Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships
• Develop a trusted advisor relationship with key customer stakeholders and executive sponsors
• Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives
• Communicate clearly the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders
• Forecast and track key account metrics
• Identify and grow opportunities within territory and collaborate with sales teams to ensure growth attainment
• Assist with high severity requests or issue escalations as needed

Requirements

• Proven account management or other relevant experience
• Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organization, including executive and C-level
• Experience in delivering client-focused solutions based on customer needs
• Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail
• Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills
• BA/BS degree or equivalent

Event Producers

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Responsibilities

• Plan, design and produce events while managing all project delivery elements within time limits
• Liaise with clients to identify their needs and to ensure customer satisfaction
• Conduct market research, gather information and negotiate contracts prior to closing any deals
• Provide feedback and periodic reports to stakeholders
• Propose ideas to improve provided services and event quality
• Organize facilities and manage all event’s details such as decor, catering, entertainment, transportation,
• location, invitee list, special guests, equipment, promotional material etc
• Ensure compliance with insurance, legal, health and safety obligations
• Specify staff requirements and coordinate their activities
• Cooperate with marketing and PR to promote and publicize event
• Proactively handle any arising issues and troubleshoot any emerging problems on the event day
• Conduct pre- and post – event evaluations and report on outcomes
• Research market, identify event opportunities and generate interest

Requirements

• Proven event management experience
• Impressive portfolio of previously managed events
• Excellent time management and communication skills
• Sales skills and ability to build productive business relationships
• Ability to manage multiple projects independently
• MS Office proficiency
• Willing to submit references from previous clients
• BS in Event Management or related field

Sponsorship Sales Manager

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Responsibilities

•Utilize telephone solicitation, electronic and written correspondence and face-to-face meetings as tools in order to reach and exceed the budgeted sponsorship target for each conference
• Research and develop a list of potential sponsors for each conference
• Research and develop a list of potential exhibitors when required
• Develop and maintain relationships with existing and potential sponsorship clients and exhibitors
• Keep precise records of conversations with all clients, sponsors and exhibitors
• Invoice sponsors and exhibitors once agreements have been reached
• Coordinate various services for clients
• Assist in preparing promotional material to advertise sales opportunities
• Maintain knowledge of conference timelines and sponsorship deadlines
• Delegate administrative functions to assistants where possible
• Professionally represent MGPG Events Inc at all times.

Requirements

• BA Degree
• 3+ years Sales experience
• MS Office proficiency
• Ability to travel out-of-state (Minimum of 3 times per year)
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Attention to detail
• Positive attitude
• Excellent business writing skills