Dignity Health is one of the nation's largest health care systems. As of June 30, 2017, Dignity Health operated more than 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics in 22 states, through its network of more than 9,000 physicians and more than 60,000 employees. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to those who are poor and underserved. In its fiscal year ended June 30, 2017, Dignity Health provided $2.6 billion in charitable care and services. More information on Dignity Health is available at www.dignityhealth.org.
Job Summary: System Director – Meeting/Events Planning
Serves as leader/support for the system meetings; collaborating with stakeholders on meeting and special events hosted by Dignity Health (pre-event, onsite, and post event). Provides a total participant experience reflective of the ministry’s mission, vision, and values. Provides strategic support to the overall goals/objectives of meeting/events.
Partners with management and functional staff in all phases of meeting/event planning through execution and post review.
Ensures that the Meeting/Event department effectively provides:
Serves as liaison between Dignity Health function and external vendors and sites. Partners with respective functions in their meetings. Organizes and oversees development and quality of all materials, orientation, communications, follow-ups. Considers the perspectives of meeting event executive sponsor as the key customer.
Supervises a team of 3-4 individuals who provide support (e.g. technology, web design, registration, logistics, etc.)
Minimum of five years’ experience in overseeing large scope, complex meetings/events
Participation in meeting/event planning training and classes
Experience cultivating and managing relationships with senior level executives, and individuals at all levels who support meetings/events
Knowledge of the processes, customs, policies and practices affecting how meeting/events are planned, and implemented.
Highly-developed written and verbal communication skills
Well-developed project management skills
Knowledge and ability to participate in web designing (e.g. registration and event apps)
Ability to provide training to work teams on all elements of meeting/event planning/implementation
Ability to provide strategic support to identify objectives and the needed tactics to achieve success
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