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Events Manager

Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, November 3, 2023
About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

About The Role

The Events Manager is an integral part of Latham’s Administration team. This role will be responsible for planning and managing firm events and meeting programs for the Professional Development group , while discussing objectives for events with management and using their expertise to make recommendations for appropriate events. This role will be located in our New York office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the budget process to properly form and create standardized financial documents for all assigned event projects
  • Managing end to end requirements for meetings or meeting sub-events as assigned; this may include identifying service providers and accommodations, transportation, location, catering, signage, displays, and any special needs requirements
  • Managing the preparation and distribution of handouts and meeting collateral; creating and maintaining meeting agendas and working with hotels to secure appropriate meeting space
  • Acting as the primary contact for the firm hotel conference services staff for assigned events
  • Consistently researching and recommending event locations, hotels, vendors, and other event contacts for both current and future events

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Demonstrate well-developed and professional interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm
  • Display the ability to work in a team environment with a customer service focus
  • Possess good communication skills, written, and oral

And have:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience at a professional services organization

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

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Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.

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Pay Range

USD $115,000.00 - USD $145,000.00 /Yr.