Conference Planning Manager

Job Description

Under the direction of the Director of Conference Services, the Conference Planning Manager is responsible for insuring the delivery of all components of a group sales contract. After a group contract is signed and event space is allocated, the Conference Planning Manager ensures the successful discovery and execution of all conference group related activities and events. The Conference Planning Manager acts as the primary liaison between the client meeting planner and Luskin Conference Center staff to ensure all aspects of the event are delivered according to the while focusing on the client’s expectations.

The Conference Planning Manager may also be involved in the sales process; partnering with the Luskin Center Sales Team to promote the service delivery benefits and features pertaining to meeting and conference services.

The Conference Planning Manager is a service professional possessing excellent organizational skills, the ability to effectively manage groups of people and multiple tasks. The Conference Planning Manager is adept at solving problems and has experience dealing with difficult situations and must be thoroughly familiar with the Luskin Conference Center’s management philosophy as it applies to meetings and events, be very knowledgeable of operations including conference set-up and service, audio-visual, food and beverage and front office operations. The Conference Planning Manager displays the ability to maintain strong, positive relations with both clients and operating departments through the utilization of good communication skills. The Conference Planning Manager is expected to be very detail oriented and to possess excellent interpersonal skills.