MassMutual
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Springfield, MA, USA
Hybrid

Event/Conference Consultant

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Employer Provided Salary: 102,500-134,500 Annually
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Senior Event/Conference Producer
Event and Conference Management Team
Full-time, Boston or Springfield (Hybrid)
The Opportunity
MassMutual is hiring for the role of a Mastery Event/Conference Consultant. In partnership with the team lead, you will provide a consistent planning approach across all events by consulting with internal lines of business to execute small to medium size meetings and events. You will be responsible for executing the stakeholder's vision within the budget parameters. Execution responsibilities will include sourcing, contracting, registration website management, leading meetings with internal stakeholders, maintaining the project plan, food and beverage management, development of event specification guides, communications with stakeholders, full on-site execution, and post event reconciliation.
The Team
MassMutual's Event and Conference Management team manages all MassMutual sponsored conferences, events, and meetings from discovery through execution. Our strategy is to streamline event management, identify cost savings, and seamlessly execute MassMutual sponsored events.
The team is comprised of highly collaborative, seasoned event planning, production, and registration professionals. We expect all team members to reinforce an inclusive workplace and display the MassMutual competencies and Winning Ways. This means having strong business acumen, being resilient, using excellent communication skills, and working with agility. The ECM team works the enterprise to support the end-to-end process of sourcing, planning, and delivering a meeting. The ECM team partners closely with senior leaders and functional event teams to enhance overall event experience while creating efficiencies and lowering risk for all meeting formats (in-person, virtual, & hybrid).
The Impact

  • Management of MassMutual business programs/meetings and events, which would include consulting with stakeholders on their meeting requirements, leading project planning, managing the meeting budget, sourcing event venues, contract management, attending travel in conjunction with travel management vendor, developing website and mobile applications, managing food and beverage, etc.
  • Development of program specs and communications with suppliers to clearly communicate execution needs of the event
  • Facilitation of planning meetings with stakeholders
  • Strong Communication and partnership with event stakeholders ensuring awareness of execution success dependencies
  • On-site execution of the event, including leading pre-con meetings, supplier load in and set up, on-site registration management, staffing management, etc
  • Attendance of regular meetings and collaboration with the ECM Director, event stakeholders, suppliers, and other ECM support team members
  • Ordering of on-site event supplies as needed, including but not limited to, office supplies, name badges, and signage
  • Project management of event registration websites and mobile app builds, including proofing and editing with strong attention to details
  • Support and lead development of special projects and standard operating procedures to improve department processes and organization as needed
  • Aid in training of new and upcoming team members on event planning processes
  • Have a team mentality, effectively collaborating with fellow team members areas across the enterprise.


The Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years experience in meeting/event/conference planning
  • 5+ years experience in incentive/recognition event planning
  • 3+ year experience with international meeting and event planning
  • 3+ years in large scale event planning with audiences of 2,500+
  • 3+ years of experience with CVENT
  • 3+ years of experience with Event Project Management tools, i.e. Airtable or similar
  • 3+ years of experience in PowerPoint
  • Availability to work nights and weekends as needed for event execution
  • Ability to travel up to 75% of time throughout the year in various US and possible international locations


The Ideal Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience working for an Event Agency
  • Tech-savvy and able to learn/adopt new technology tools and platforms quickly
  • Model MassMutual's Winning Ways: Focus on the Customer, Act with Integrity, Value People, Work Collaboratively, and Achieve Results
  • Project management/program management skills
  • Advanced experience with AirTable
  • Organized and able to plan appropriate project timelines, work backward from deadlines, identify milestones and owners, and execute against a plan
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Ability to work with a variety of behavioral styles & levels of management
  • Ability to think and adapt quickly to a fast-moving range of issues while remaining calm under pressure
  • Ability to be proactive, anticipate and problem solve quickly
  • Strong budgeting acumen
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Continuous improvement mindset with a commitment to introducing new and innovative ideas and communications approaches


What to Expect as Part of MassMutual and the Team

  • Regular meetings with the Events and Conference Management Team
  • Focused one-on-one meetings with your manager
  • Access to mentorship opportunities
  • Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQIA+, Veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups
  • Access to learning content on Degreed and other informational platforms
  • Your ethics and integrity will be valued by a company with a strong and stable ethical business with industry leading pay and benefits


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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.
If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us and share the specifics of the assistance you need.
Salary Range: $102,500.00-$134,500.00

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What are MassMutual Perks + Benefits

MassMutual Benefits Overview

At MassMutual, employees have the opportunity to earn a competitive salary and bonus, enroll in an
array of benefits, and participate in programs and services that support healthy lifestyles, assist them
in building financial security for themselves and their families and help them live well-balanced lives.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Every action supporting a common cause is meaningful, and our employees make a difference in their own communities through our Matching Gift, Matching Time and Volunteer Time Off Programs.
Partners with nonprofits
Every year, MassMutual and the MassMutual Foundation invest more than $20 million focused on advancing economic opportunity. https://www.massmutual.com/about-us/corporate-responsibility/foundation
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Employees can either attend the in-person all-hands meeting, watch live via Zoom, or watch the recording. All employees are invited to submit questions.
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Flexible work arrangements, including telecommuting, are available in many departments across the company.
Remote work program
In addition to two remote days per week, MassMutual offers employees four full remote weeks of their choice per year.
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
More than half of our Board of Directors are comprised of women and people of color, making it one of the most diverse groups in the industry.
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
A health care flexible spending account (FSA) allows employees to save money on a before-tax basis for eligible medical, dental and vision expenses, subject to IRS limits.
Disability insurance
For details on short term and long term disability insurance please visit https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf
Dental insurance
Basic Dental covers preventive and basic restorative care; Major Dental covers all that Basic covers, plus restorations and orthodontia (limits apply).
Vision insurance
Health insurance
To learn more about our Health and Welfare Benefits please visit: https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf
Life insurance
For more information about our Life Insurance Benefits please visit: https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Wellness days
Abortion travel benefits
Our general medical travel benefit covers abortion-related travel.
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
In addition to our 401(k), MassMutual a cash balance plan that provides an account-based pension benefit based on accruals of pay credits and interest credits.
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Every action supporting a common cause is meaningful, and our employees make a difference in their own communities through our Matching Gift and Matching Time Programs.
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Dependent care flexible spending account to allow you to set aside before tax dollars to pay for certain eligible child care expenses.
Generous parental leave
Leave for birth mothers of 18 weeks of fully paid leave. Non-birth mothers, fathers and adoptive parents eight weeks of fully paid parental leave.
Family medical leave
Caregiver leave: Up to two weeks paid leave to care for a loved one. Bereavement Leave: 15 days of paid time off to grieve the loss of a loved one with the employee defining who the loved one is.
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
MassMutual offers many opportunities for family events, from group volunteer experiences and chances to attend Red Sox games to business resource group-sponsored outings like annual pride parades.
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays: 9 fixed and 1 floating. Vacation: starts at 19 vacation and personal days per calendar year, with increases at 5-year service intervals.
Paid volunteer time
Three days of paid time off is available to employees annually to give back to their communities, by sharing their time and talent with a cause close to their heart.
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Occasional illness: up to 5 days per calendar year.
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Hardship benefits
320 hours of caregiver leave to take of loved ones when it matters most.
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free daily meals
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
MassMutual's wellness wallet is a stipend available to all employees, and can be used for myriad wellness-related purchases, including home-office purchases.
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services

Additional Perks + Benefits

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits please visit: https://www.massmutual.com/-/media/files/employee_benefits.pdf

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