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  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Function: Event Planner
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 6=8 months
  • Start Date: 01/23/2023
  • Expiration Date: 11 February 2023
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2174620_1673565257

Job Number: 2174620

Our client, a Fortune 500 company located in the heart of Los Angeles, is looking for an event planning specialist for a 6-8 month contract role.

Position WILL REQUIRE travel within CA.
Client is open to remote, but candidate MUST be able to come into the office from time to time AND be local to CA.

Position Title:
Event Planning Specialist

Position Location: Los Angeles

Pay Rate: $50-55/hr

  • Plan all event logistics for about 8-10 seminars
  • Staff seminars onsite in various locations in CA
  • Coordinate with venue/conference staff
  • Liaise with seminar moderators and leadership programs manager
  • Process all post-event finances


  • At least 5 years work experience
  • Substantial experience in event logistics
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, energy, and initiative
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to multitask with meticulous attention to detail
  • Adaptive and resourceful by nature
  • Proactive and able to anticipate problems
  • Sensitivity to working with others from different cultures and backgrounds
  • Good judgment and discretion
  • Comfortability with regular domestic travel to seminar sites and long days during events
  • Proficiency with Google applications and Salesforce


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Temporary Associate Benefits Offered: Weekly benefits offered include Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, EAP, Life/AD and D, STD, Commuter FSA, + state mandated benefits.

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