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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Event Specialist - Kroll Ontrack - Eden Prairie, MN

Kroll Ontrack is a technology software and services company serving both the Data Recovery and Legal Technologies markets. Headquartered in Minnesota with global operations, Kroll Ontrack is part of Kroll’s Technology Services group, one of several businesses dedicated to providing clients worldwide with practical, integrated solutions to mitigate risk.

The Event Specialist will work closely with the Event Planner to manage the day-to-day tactics associated with trade shows, Continuing Legal Education Seminars, and other Kroll Ontrack events that the company participates in and/or puts on. The Event Team is responsible for all aspects of an event — from pre-event planning, set-up and coordination to post-event follow-up and evaluation. The Event Specialist will work closely with the other Event Specialists/Event Planners on the team as well as other marketing team members to flawlessly execute event tactics.

  • Work with event planner and manager to develop event plans and coordinate execution of all pre- and post-event activities (direct mailers/invites, set-up/logistics, budgeting, distribution of materials, etc.).
  • Coordinate exhibits, graphics, presentations, speakers, hotel rooms, receptions, meetings, and other event components.
  • Provide onsite support for events.
  • Produce high quality work products that are supportive of the product messaging, brand identity, and d overall image of the company.
  • Develop and manage reports of event results.
  • Communicate effectively and act as the event liaison with sales, marketing team members and other internal stakeholders, as well as outside vendors, speakers and customers.
  • Represent and advise customers/vendors on the types of offerings we deliver and the primary markets we serve.
  • Business Travel Requirements: Approximately 30%; mostly domestic and possibly some international.
  • Qualifications:
  • One to three years experience in event planning is required.
  • Prior experience in working with the legal industry is preferred.
  • Experience with Internet and/or Web-based technologies.
  • Advanced computer skills include all Microsoft office applications.
  • Advanced communication skills.
  • Expert organizational skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, or employees of organization.
  • Ability to lift boxes up to 50 lbs. and transport (using a cart) materials for distances up to 500 yards.
  • Education:

    Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or other related degree is required.

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