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Event Manager

Company name
Prudential Financial, Inc

Shelton, CT, United States

Employment Type

Manager, Project Management

Posted on
Feb 01,2019

Valid Through
May 17,2019


Event Manager','ISG0002C','!*!Why Join Prudential?

Prudential is a company of smart, ambitious professionals working together across a multitude of disciplines. Together, we are building a better financial future for our customers and our communities around the globe.  At Prudential, we understand that a company is only as good as its people. This simple fact is central to all that we do.  We call it “the Talent Mindset” – a company-wide commitment to attract and develop the dedicated professionals whose insights, innovation, and hard work fuel our success and make us a global leader in financial services.

As an Event Manager, you will be responsible for directing the logistics for meeting planning, client conference activities and special events. In addition, you will plan multiple day conferences and act as the organization’s liaison with outside vendors. You will also manage facility selection, contract negotiations, food and beverage selections and arrangements for audio visual service, transportation, etc. As an Event Manager you will work closely with the marketing and sales staff when coordinating events. You will be responsible for conducting reconciliations and creating periodic reports on activities costs. You may also be responsible for budget management. You may focus on specific, regularly scheduled company and or business events. Incumbents typically have three or more years of experience. This position is located in our Shelton, CT office.','!*!Does this sound like you?  Our successful candidate has:

Keen attention to detail

Timely execution of projects on accelerated schedules

Technological proficiency, including Microsoft Office Suite

Ability to present concepts and communicate with all levels of management

High level presentation and communication skills

General business writing, organization, and time-management

Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects at the same time

Residence in or willing to relocate to the Shelton, CT area

Ability to travel approximately 10% of the time

Preferred Experience and Education

3 years of event planning or project management experience

Bachelor's degree in a related field, such as Project Management or Communications

Financial Services background

Creative / Design experience

Editing and proofreading background

Experience with any/all of the following:

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Creative Cloud



Exact Target

Workfront','!*!Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services. We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand. Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at for more information about doing business with Prudential.','Project/Program Management','United States-Connecticut-Shelton','','Full-time','Yes, 10 % of the Time','Event Manager

Company info

Prudential Financial, Inc
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Company Profile
For more than 135 years, Prudential Financial, Inc., has helped individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. Today, we are one of the world's largest financial services institutions with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. We also have one of the most recognized and trusted brand symbols: The Rock ®, an icon of strength, stability, expertise, and innovation. We strive to create long-term value for our stakeholders through strong business fundamentals, consistent with our mission guided by our vision and directed by our company's core values. We are committed to keeping our promises and to doing business the right way.

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