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External Speaker Management: Sr. Conference Planner


About this role:

The Senior Conference Planner for Speaker Sourcing and Management is a critical role which supports the onboarding and logistical coordination for our invited guest keynotes and case study speakers at Gartner Conferences. This role is integral to the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the Gartner Speaker and Sourcing Management team. This role will report into the Sr. Manager, Speaker Management who will oversee speaker sourcing strategy.

What you'll do:

  • Process invoices and assist in vendor management

  • Partner with our compliance team to ensure all speaker documentation is complete in advance of speaker promotion

  • Assist the External Speaker Management team in the collection and review of speaker promotional materials

  • Systems, database, and spreadsheet management 

  • Own the coordination and pre-conference preparation for all speakers including facilitating pre-event calls and confirming speaker itineraries

What you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • 2-3 years professional work experience

  • High sense of urgency and ability to prioritize

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Proactive problem-solving skills

  • Proven ability to master new systems and tools

  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills

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 mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises 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 diversity 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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