01 May
Event Consultant
Colorado, Westminster , 80030 Westminster USA

Career Area:MarketingJob Description:Your Work Shapes the World at Caterpillar Inc.When you join Caterpillar, you're joining a global team who cares not just about the work we do – but also about each other. We are the makers, problem solvers, and future world builders who are creating stronger, more sustainable communities. We don't just talk about progress and innovation here – we make it happen, with our customers, where we work and live. Together, we are building a better world, so we can all enjoy living in it.Cat Digital is the digital and technology arm of Caterpillar Inc., leveraging the latest technologies to build industry leading digital solutions for our customers and dealers. With over 1.5 million connected assets worldwide, our teams use data, technology, advanced analytics, telematics and AI capabilities to help our customers build a better, more sustainable world.Job Summary:The Global Trade Shows & Events/ Event Management Team is seeking an Event Consultant. Event Consultants strategize, organize and execute special events and tradeshows for various business units within the Enterprise. This role requires a customer-focused mindset, strong project management skills, the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively, and an aspiration to curate and deliver exceptional customer experiences.What You Will Do:

Coordination & Execution of Trade Shows & Events. The projects (events and trade shows) generally are complex in nature and present considerable risk to the enterprise

Manage all aspects of projects, setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring and summarizing project progress. Ensures adherence to project schedules and completion of project goals

Projects often involve participation of 2-4 clients. Clients rely heavily on the incumbent to assist in setting and meeting those identified marketing objectives related to the project. Projects typically are cross business unit in nature, which requires the incumbent to manage multiple client needs simultaneously

Responsible to plan, monitor and control the event budget, identify the site location and theme, conduct contract negotiations and work within established registration systems. Responsible for logistical management, content consultation, all indirect purchases and final budget analysis/ return on investment analysis following the event

Assist with identifying and selecting outside resources to support the project’s success. Negotiate pricing with external service providers, including; hotels, resorts and conference center staff, destination management companies, transportation companies, audiovisual support, entertainment, speaker’s bureau, convention and visitor bureaus, production companies, unions, exhibit halls, stand builders, virtual platform providers, associations, restaurants, etc.

May represent and interface with the executive office, dealer principals, high volume customers and high-profile suppliers both domestically and internationally

Additional Details:

Position requires travel up to 50% including weekends.

This position has the option to be based out of either our Chicago, IL; Peoria, IL; Dallas, TX or Denver, CO offices with a flexible hybrid work environment.


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What You Will Have:

Exposure in event consulting and project management.

Knowledge of tradeshow and event management and execution.

Excellent communications & presentation skills, both written & verbal.

Strong customer focus, ability to influence and create immersive customer experiences.

Knowledge of external provider management processes and ability to effectively manage the business relationship with external providers (e.g. vendors, service providers, contractors, consultants and suppliers).

Ability to collaborate with other business partners, stakeholders and events team

Consideration For Top Candidates:

A bachelor’s degree in communications, Marketing, or equivalent experience

Knowledge of various Caterpillar products, services, product applications, and dealer network

Excellent teamwork, relationship-building, and communication skills

Strong project and business systems management skills

Good presentation skills

Self-starter and energetic team player

Proven budget management skills

Working with a Fortune 100 leader, you can build your career on a global scale and take advantage of development opportunities with emerging technologies. We’ve created an inclusive environment for you to explore your passions, make an impact and do the work that really matters. Join Us.Summary Pay Range:$87,480.00 - $131,280.00Compensation and benefits offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, job level, market location, job-related knowledge, skills, individual performance and experience. Please note that salary is only one component of total compensation at Caterpillar.Benefits:Annual incentive bonus planMedical, dental, and vision coveragePaid time off plan (Vacation, Holiday, Volunteer, Etc.)401k savings planHealth savings account (HSA)Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)Disability benefitsLife InsuranceParental leaveHealthy Lifestyle ProgramsEmployee Assistance ProgramsVoluntary Benefits and Employee DiscountsTuition ReimbursementCareer DevelopmentSubject to annual eligibility and incentive plan guidelines .Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position. This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as, H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S which can be found through our employment website at www.caterpillar.com/careers.Posting Dates:May 1, 2024 - May 12, 2024Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen.EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals - Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities - are encouraged to apply.Not ready to apply? Join our Talent Community (http://flows.beamery.com/caterpillarinc/talcom) .There’s more to work at Caterpillar than just the work itself. We hire smart, friendly people and it shows in our culture. We hold ourselves to high standards and make sure our values of integrity, excellence, teamwork, commitment and sustainability come to life in the way we work. We make sure our employees feel continuously challenged while also supported. We provide professional growth opportunities, including leadership programs. We celebrate the diversity of our team, while also working together as one Caterpillar.Our culture, like everything at our company, is made possible by each employee’s contribution. Person by person, we create the environment we work in, and we are proud of the Caterpillar we’ve built.

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