Automotive Event Planner / Project Support Specialist

Description:

Automaker seeks a project support specialist with experience in event planning and corporate level projects to coordinate automotive events, VIP visits, and special projects.

Full-time. Contract position.

48-56.5K, plus paid overtime. The benefits include some paid holidays and paid time off but not health insurance.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in a team setting to establish and plan detailed schedules for all VIP visits
  • Hands-on coordination of logistics and preparation for VIP visits to auto shows
  • Collect feedback and reflect on events to enhance future events
  • Assist with other corporate projects in the strategic planning function
  • Create presentation materials and other documents to support events and projects
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years experience in event planning and corporate level projects
  • Experience in a global corporate setting – auto industry experience a plus
  • Familiarity with Japanese business culture is highly desired
  • BA in business, communication, or similar field, or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong visual and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, team player
  • Professional demeanor and the ability to interact with people at all levels of the organization
  • Proficiency in PowerPoint and Visio
  • Basic knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook, Project

Location:
Novi, MI

Salary:
48-56.5K, plus paid overtime

Start date:
Immediate

Job Type:
Full-time, contract

Apply to:
linguasci@aol.com