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Senior Program Specialist, CIO Conferences Program Management

Stamford, Connecticut

Job Description:

What makes Gartner Conferences a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you'll be a part of a team that serves more than 75,000 business and technology leaders at 75+ global conferences each year. You’ll work with curious, motivated people, have unlimited growth opportunities, and learn about the latest in technology and business. Our Conferences team is growing in double digits and is positioned to exceed that growth in 2019 and beyond. If you enjoy challenging yourself, connecting with people and pushing the limits of your career, Gartner is the place for you.

We are seeking a highly professional, dedicated and motivated individual to join the Gartner Conferences Program Management Team as a Senior Program Specialist. The Senior Program Specialist supports the Program Management Team that is responsible for designing agenda content, coordinating all conference-related activities and articulating the value of the conferences.

The Senior Planner supports the Program Management team with:

  • Agenda management within the online conference planning tool
  • Analytics support for conference planning
  • Researching case studies and panelists for the agendas
  • PowerPoint presentations articulating the value of the conferences
  • Reviewing sponsor and case study speakers content for alignment with
    the agenda priorities
  • Special projects related to the conference experience
    (e.g. networking, sessions, sponsor to attendee engagement)
  • The operational efficiency of the team

Additional responsibilities of the Senior Planner are as follows:

  • Interacts in a highly professional manner, internally and externally.
  • Participates in team meetings.
  • Works autonomously to manage projects and maintain communication with all stakeholders involved.
  • Proven ability to analyze data and project coordination experience.
  • Potential to travel to Gartner Conferences to support the Program Management team onsite.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 3 years of experience in a project management capacity
  • Excellent communications skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment managing multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Highly organized with excellent time management skills
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Conference experience a plus

Job Requisition ID:36840

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