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Sr. Conference Planner, Registration Technology


Role Purpose

The role of Sr. Conference Planner will support the Registration team by delivering registration experiences across all conferences to make it easy and intuitive for our clients and associates. Ensure first class execution, forward thinking and product development are applied constantly by the Registration team to aid client retention and business growth while still delivering a globally consistent and world class level of service.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support registration site creation for 35+ destination conferences annually.

  • Ensure registration sites are set up with accurate conference details (pricing, logistics, email communications), tested and maintained to deliver a flawless registration and overall attendee experience.

  • Enhance quality assurance processes to ensure seamless and efficient registration experience.

  • Collect information from various stakeholders and update internal documents to successfully launch registration and other registration technology related deliverables.

  • Maintain internal documents as adjustments to conference details arise.

  • Serve as main registration technology point of contact for conferences identified by manager. Make necessary adjustments to the registration experience throughout the lifecycle of each conference.

  • Partner with global registration team and vendors on day-to-day operations as well as future initiatives.

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to understand various priorities that will enhance registration to drive overall efficiencies and attendee experience.

  • Assist with the creation of registration technology related documentation and training materials for internal teams.

  • Travel to conferences and provide on-site registration support as needed and determined by manager.

  • Own special projects focusing on improving team execution and scalability.

Expected Results

  • Global operational effectiveness (scalable and consistent processes)

  • Flawless attendee experience

  • Effective relationships with other business units and inspired confidence in global teams and all of Gartner

  • Engagement and effective communication with external partners and local teams

Professional Experience Requirements

  • 2-4 years of project management experience and/or events experience

  • Simultaneously manages multiple tasks and prioritization of workload

  • Strong record of achievement in current position

  • Experience with Event Management Software (RainFocus, CVENT etc.) preferred

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Ability to successfully facilitate and collaborate across multiple functions, departments, and leadership levels

  • Team player and growth mindset

  • Intellectually curious, solutions oriented, willingness to learn

  • Strong business analysis and project management skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both interpersonal and written

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills needed

  • Understanding and appreciation of technology

  • Smartsheet and G Suite experience preferred


  • Bachelor's degree or higher


Who are we?

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.

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Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a variety of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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