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Event Manager, Bedrock

Event Manager, Bedrock

Company 
Bedrock Management Services LLC
Location 
US-MI-Detroit

Position Details

Who We Are

Detroit-based Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in acquiring, leasing, financing, and managing commercial and residential space. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested more than $3.5 billion in developing more than 100 properties in downtown Detroit and Cleveland totaling more than 16 million square feet. Bedrock’s real estate portfolio consists of more than 330 office and retail tenants in Detroit’s technology-centric downtown. For more information, visit www.bedrockdetroit.com or engage with us on Twitter @BedrockDetroit and Facebook.

What You'll Do/Need

The Bedrock Event Manager runs meetings and event services within our fantastic and growing portfolio of event spaces. Our clients hold corporate, organizational trainings and civic meetings; weddings; bar and bat mitzvahs; and special events in our spaces. We also facilitate meeting and event services in our spaces for teams and individuals within the Quicken Loans Family of Companies.

Responsibilities 

  • Meet with potential clients to review available event spaces and discuss options for holding events in our spaces
  • Create client proposals, invoices and client contracts; collect certificates of insurance from clients and vendors
  • Reconcile all costs relating to events
  • Coordinate meetings spaces with vendors; make vendors aware of venue guidelines; offer vendor recommendations
  • Create load-in/load-out schedules for events
  • Schedule security officers and assist with A/V needs
  • Create floor plans through Social Tables program
  • Create an event resume for each event that includes all event details
  • Act as the on-site point of contact during events and assist clients with logistics and on-site execution

Requirements

  • Must have experience managing venues
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite
  • Three years of experience planning and executing events
  • Ability to introduce new ideas and foresee potential problems at events
  • Communication and writing skills adapted to fit different styles (particularly with outside vendors)
  • High attention to detail and the ability to establish priorities and work within a budget and tight timeline
  • Flexibility to work long hours

What You'll Get

  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision, and much more
  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards including trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more

 

Why We're Different

 

Meet the anti-corporate culture of Bedrock, where there's no daunting hierarchy, "boss" is a four-letter word, and if you work hard, you're the one who'll reap the rewards, both personally and professionally. More than any other place you'll work, we’re dedicated to honing your skills, helping you grow and making sure you have plenty of fun while you’re at it.


Bedrock is an equal opportunity employer.

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