Citizens Bank Event Manager in Cranston, Rhode Island


The Event Manager project manages events for Citizens Bank and its individual business lines. This includes conferences, events, executive town hall meetings, board meetings, incentive trips, Credo Week, and other projects. Responsibilities include the management of CFG and ExCo level in-person events to ensure consistent execution and planning. Partner with members of the wider Strategic Communications team to support various colleague facing events/activities. Ensures alignment with corporate messaging and brand.Primary responsibilities include:Manage planning of CFG and ExCo sponsored events and in person communication forums with responsibilities that include serving as on-site manager of events making decisions on behalf of the business actively developing and managing project plans, leading cross functional planning team meetings, directing on-site vendors (i.e. audio visual & venue), contract negotiations and event budget management. Execution of in person events, conferences, board meeting, incentive trips and leadership forums/town halls to support communication efforts. Ensure attention to flawless execution. Assign project related tasks to other colleagues within Strategic Communications as well as Business line and ensure completion managing to clear expectations. Liaise with local business line teams to ensure events meet strategic objectives set forth. Act as a subject matter expert assisting partners with smaller scale event planning. Share tools, templates, best practices that enable business line colleagues to manage small events and meetings that are out of scope of the Corporate Events Team. Ongoing stakeholder communication to assist in the planning and execution of events


Required Skills/Experience:Bachelors degree in Events, Communications or Project Management or related field experience3-5 years of Corporate Event planning experienceSignificant project management skills and experienceStrong written and oral communication skillsAbility to work on multiple projects with tight deadlines in a fast-paced changing environment Outstanding interpersonal, teamwork and organizational skills including executive stakeholdersFlexibility to manage a variety of assignments Strong Microsoft Office skillsStrong business awareness and experienceDeep knowledge of the business lines and their impact to the organizationKey Success FactorsDirect full time event planning experience in a corporate settingHours & Work ScheduleHours per Week: 40Work Schedule: M-F 8:30-5pmWhy Work with UsAt Citizens, you’ll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer/Disabled/VeteranIt is the policy of Citizens Bank and Citizens Securities, Inc. to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer Disabled/VeteranCitizens Bank is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective subsidiaries, and Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania.