Requirements: TMI Hospitality of Fargo is seeking a Culture and Event Planning Specialist to join their team! This position is responsible for responsible for implementing and coordination of a culture development program. Additionally, this position is responsible for planning and coordinating company or organizational events, including corporate and regional events.
Essential Functions: Culture: In partnership with Human Resources and Corporate Communications • Implements and coordinates of culture development program, which focuses preserving and enhancing TMI Hospitality's desired culture. • Assists in implementation and coordination of culture management program components to include (but not limited to) the following: o Culture Audit: Assists and coordinates data collection through use of techniques to collect information on and measure current culture. Identifies the systems, structures, and processes that support it and the behaviors, beliefs and activities that evidence the current culture. May include interviews, surveys, focus groups, etc. o Data Analysis and Report: Assist in review of culture audit data and assists in preparation of summary of findings for the executive team that outlines such items as (1) the elements of TMI Hospitality's current culture; (2) gaps (if any) between the current culture and the desired culture ; (3) the organizational systems, structures, and processes that are supporting the current culture and either reinforcing or obstructing the desired culture; and (4) recommendations designed to increase organizational effectiveness and preservation and enhancement of the desired culture. o Implementation of Culture Plan: Based upon culture audit findings and decisions from the executive team at TMI Hospitality, assists in implementation of a multi-year employee engagement and culture development strategy designed to increase business literacy throughout the organization, increase brand awareness, understanding and affiliation, and drive and inspire employee engagement across the company. o Ongoing Culture Measurement: Assists in implementation and coordination of ongoing culture measurement system, including but not limited to an organization wide employee engagement survey And, assist in development of recruiting and hiring tools that measure cultural fit of employment candidates. Event Coordination: In partnership with Human Resources and Corporate Communications, • Responsible for planning and coordinating the entire event life cycle of corporate and regional events, including concept, budget, invitations, marketing, promotions, accommodations and menu. May include researching, recommending and hiring vendors, speakers, presenters and entertainers. • Develops and follows process to determine and understand needs and exact requirements of organizational events, to ensure successful outcomes. Events may take place on company property or at external locations. • Researches and recommends appropriate event locations based on organizational needs and the desirability and viability of locations. • Coordinates conferences and/or requested services including reserving conference rooms, determining catering needs, compiling materials for event program; maintaining invite lists for distribution of event calendar or other pertinent information; tracking various expenditures and revenues; and maintaining any necessary records. • Acts as primary company liaison with hosting organizations. Coordinates, determines and/or arranges physical maintenance of facility as required; oversees daily security of facility; checks work of staff assigned in these areas. • Acts as primary company liaison with production companies retained to produce stage shows, etc. • Arranges for transportation for speakers, attendees and others as appropriate. • Coordinates and oversees event planning committee and its members, and provides direction to committee members during events. • Prepares and distributes event evaluations and reports results to appropriate parties. • Maintains master calendar of company events. • Communicates and provides updates on event planning status to executive team and other parties as needed or appropriate. • Other duties as needed or assigned.
Education, Experience: To be successful in this position the candidate is required to have a Bachelor's degree in business administration or related field; and a minimum of 1-3 years of experience in event planning activities; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to multi-task effortlessly under tight deadlines; work involves occasional travel and a flexible work schedule during organizational events. Solid project management skills essential, including budgeting, vendor selection and staff coordination. Excellent customer service skills required, as is considerable knowledge of logistics involved with meetings and events planning. Basic knowledge of AV equipment and food service styles. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Team Benefits: Recognizing the talents and hard work of our associates, TMI Hospitality provides attractive benefits that add value to your compensation package. We understand the need to balance work and home life. Our retirement plan, Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) is a unique opportunity to share in the ownership of our company. • Employee Stock Ownership Program • Health, Dental, Life Insurance • Paid Time Off (Vacation) • Training and Orientation • Lodging Discounts • Flexible Spending Account
To apply, please visit our website at www.tmihospitality.com/ecc