Event Coordinator

Event Coordinator

Santa Barbara, CA

Yardi is a global software company providing innovative property management solutions and services in every real estate market. We are focused on providing our customers with superior products and outstanding customer service. We are passionate about technology and believe work should be fulfilling and fun! We are committed to our customers, employees and the communities where we live.

We are looking for a highly motivated team player to assist in the planning of Yardi events to include logistics, sourcing materials, and communicating to decision makers for Yardi’s growing Marketing Team!

What you will do

  • Coordinates event and conference logistics at the direction of management, including site selection, venue and sponsorship negotiation, event registration and entitlements, room-blocking and materials shipping.
  • Organizes facilities and event details, including décor, catering, entertainment, transportation, audio/visual, promotional materials, and billing.
  • Maintains the budget for each event and provides reporting on expenses and return on investment.
  • Follows up with sales representatives that have attended events to ensure all event leads are submitted to corporate in the proposed timeframe.
  • Participates in database cleanup and maintenance and acquires event attendee lists to verify information and prepare for future sales and marketing efforts.
  • Supports the Marketing department with monthly meeting organization, corporate credit card reconciliation, budget entry, marketing spreadsheet management, and other administrative tasks.
  • Provides marketing event information to new Sales employees and notifies Marketing management of events that need to be re-staffed when employees leave the company.
  • Assists the on-site Yardi merchandising store by reviewing and fulfilling orders, maintaining and tracking inventory, and ordering promotional items for conferences.
  • Serves as a back-up for webinar coordination by planning logistics, scheduling webinars and presenters, and distributing follow-up surveys.

What you need to have

  • Two plus (2+) years of experience in event planning.
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook, CRM systems, Outlook, and SharePoint.
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and adapt to changing priorities.

What would be helpful to have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Hospitality, or related field.
  • One plus (1+) years of experience in the hospitality industry.

What you get as a Yardi Employee

  • A great place to work with fantastic people
  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive benefits – Medical/dental, paid time off, sick time, paid holidays, 401(k), profit sharing, life insurance, and more!
  • $28.84/hr - $32.45/hr

At Yardi, we’ve created a team of over 8,000 employees in over 40 locations around the globe dedicated to making great real estate software products and fostering a collaborative work environment. Yardi is a place where people with a wide variety of cultural and life experiences come together to make a difference. Our corporate culture stresses integrity, respect, trust, responsibility, and fun! Come join our growing team!

All submissions for open positions should be received through Yardi’s applicant portal, accessed from Yardi’s corporate website.

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Location

Santa Barbara, CA

Business Unit
Corporate
Department
Marketing
Employment Type
Employee- Full Time