Conference Manager

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Arbor Day Foundation

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Nebraska City, NE, United States

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5 days ago

Are you a force for good? Are you a goal-oriented thinker with a creative side? Does the opportunity to devote your talents to a cause much greater than yourself excite you? The Arbor Day Foundation could be the organization that makes you love where you work.

Arbor Day Farm is a property owned and operated by the Arbor Day Foundation. This property is where our mission comes to life! As one of the world's largest operating conservation foundations, the Arbor Day Foundation educates and engages stakeholders and communities across the globe to involve themselves in its mission of planting, nurturing, and celebrating trees. Our vision is to help others understand and use trees as a solution to many of the global issues we face today, including air quality, water quality, climate change, deforestation, poverty, and hunger.

We need a creative Conference Manager to execute private and property events!

You Have:

  • Service excellence. It’s a core component of how you interact with everyone in your life and drives you to consistently improve processes and systems.
  • Ability to lead. Ability to lead/project manage cross-functional teams of vendors, partners, and internal team members.
  • The ability to foster relationships. You must be able to connect with people from all walks of life.
  • The skills. You have an eye for detail, effective communication in a positive manner, you love to see plans turn into action, organization comes naturally to you.

You Will:

  • Coordinate. You’ll manage all details for incoming groups and enter them into our OPERA system
  • Engage with clients. From the moment they arrive, and at several points during their time with us, you’ll have an opportunity to help ensure guests’ needs are met, gathering feedback
  • Input and process BEO’s. Using OPERA to block spaces, enter and outline details, ensure changes and updates are communicated.
  • Collaborate. A variety of roles and individuals internally and externally will rely on you to manage details
  • Provide administrative support. From keeping accurate track of group room blocks and group payments, inspecting rooms before the start of each event and during to ensure all requests have been met and keeping accurate and updated records.
  • Provide service excellence. In every activity you’ve tasked with, you’ll be expected to provide service excellence.

Love Where You Work:

  • We’re in this together. A culture focused on kindness, collaboration and the intrinsic shared purpose to do what’s right. We pride ourselves on the culture we’ve built. We love it, and we know you will too.
  • We care about your health. Competitive healthcare (health, dental, vision) coverage for you and your loved ones matched with a wellness incentives program.
  • We invest in your future. Company paid short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and 401k with company match.
  • We want to stay connected. We’ll hook you up with a company laptop and phone.
  • We’ll round out the experience. We put our culture first, and we host events and experiences throughout the year to show that we care about you (and your family)