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Event Manager

  • Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
  • FullTime
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Description

Rock Events is a premiere team of event professionals who provide event production, business travel and hospitality services to Rocket Companies, in additional to venue sales for some of the most sought-after event spaces in the city of Detroit. Borne out of the Rock Family of Companies, Rock Events has managed many of Detroit’s largest gatherings for more than a decade.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years of full-time experience planning and executing events
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite

Job Summary

As an Event Manager on the Rock Events Production team, you'll plan and execute special events, meetings, incentive travel, parties, award shows, charity functions and more.

Responsibilities

  • Work with clients to assess goals, timelines and budgets in order to produce outstanding events
  • Solicit quotes for food/beverage selections, arrangements for audiovisual service, transportation, travel, entertainment, decor, venue, etc.
  • Propose theming, look and feel and other event elements to client
  • Create planning cadence and timeline and provide ongoing updates to team of planners, vendors, clients and leadership
  • Develop detailed, run-of-show documents for events, from load-in through show and load-out
  • Oversee event expenses from quote through requisition/payment and tracking of expenses for reporting
  • Source city locations, venues, travel, arrangements and other event elements for incentive trips and out-of-town events
  • Manage registration process for events
  • Manage volunteer workforce for events
  • Stage management
  • Collaborate with the Event Graphic Design team to produce various email communications, PowerPoint and Keynote presentations, registrations, post-event surveys and printed collaterals for events
  • Supervise Event Production interns

Benefits and Perks

Our team members fuel our strategy, innovation and growth, so we ensure the health and well-being of not just you, but your family, too! We go above and beyond to give you the support you need on an individual level and offer all sorts of ways to help you live your best life. We are proud to offer eligible team members perks and health benefits that will help you have peace of mind. Simply put: We’ve got your back. Check out our full list of Benefits and Perks.

Who We Are

Rocket Companies® is a Detroit-based company made up of businesses that provide simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions. The name comes from our flagship business, now known as Rocket Mortgage®, which was founded in 1985. Today, we’re a publicly traded company involved in many different industries, including mortgages, fintech, real estate and more. We’re insistently different in how we look at the world and are committed to an inclusive workplace where every voice is heard. We’re passionate about the work we do, and it shows. We’ve been ranked #1 for Fortune’s Best Large Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance List in 2022, named #5 on People Magazine’s Companies That Care List in 2022 and recognized as #7 on Fortune’s list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2022.

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.

Rocket Mortgage, backed by Rocket Companies®, means more opportunities for you to carve your own career path forward. From our desire to revolutionize the way people get mortgages to addressing challenges big or small with outside-the-box solutions, we’re not your typical employer. We’ll provide you with everything you need to make sure you’re successful here. 

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