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Senior Events Specialist

Date: Oct 16, 2018

Location: Novi, MI, US

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 112493 

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Job Description

A Career at HARMAN

We are ONE HARMAN. We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in between.  We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies:  leadership, change-orientation, collaboration, judgment, and a results-driven mindset.  At HARMAN, we expect brilliance.  You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities. 


Position Summary:


  • Planning of the design, coordination, and implementation for internal and/or external trade show appearances, conferences, congresses, and events as well as on-site support during shows and events.
  • Preparation and layout design of new exhibition and event execution modules and concepts.
  • Planning and permanent control of the event-specific budget. Initiate appropriate actions to ensure budget compliance.
  • Location scouting and booking.
  • Planning and execution of the split for events between the divisions and regions for the marketing activities.
  • Booking and planning of demos and staff, accommodation, catering, logistics for demo-vehicles, etc.
  • Creation and distribution of briefing papers.
  • Ensure a smooth, efficient and economic event execution. Coordination of internal and external suppliers for the events. Obtaining information, processing, obtaining drafts, and coordinating with external agencies.
  • Briefing and alignment of the content of marketing activities with internal and external service providers.
  • Coordination of the production of event material in the form of photos, videos, banners, posters, etc., end the corresponding marketing collaterals (displays, flyers etc).
  • Verification and approval of the deliverables and eventually request corrections.
  • Planning and execution of event controlling and metrics for the events.



Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct reports: none

Indirect Reports: As needed during events.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Very good skills in project management
  • Ability to adapt to new situations and develop and implement ad hoc solutions
  • Very quick comprehension, flexibility, and skills in problem-solving
  • Ability to work under high pressure as well as a results-driven and change-oriented personality
  • Team Player and likes to work in teams
  • Good Microsoft Office knowledge (PowerPoint, Word, and Excel)
  • Very good communication skills
  • Technical and commercial English skills
  • Very good English skills


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in Business Administration, Marketing, or relevant degree
  • 3 years of experiences in event management


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Know-how and previous experience in event management like tech Shows or Trade Shows


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel.
  • Willingness to work in an office.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (


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