The Event Experience Specialist is responsible for the implementation and execution of enterprise-wide events, in concert with Sales Strategy and the Charitable Relations and Events team. This position fosters the organization's strategic initiatives, sales, marketing, customer and community experience goals and functions through targeted and focused community events. This role will report to the Event Strategy Director.
Assist with the development, coordination and execution of business and community development events and activities in support of the event and experience strategies and respective lines of businesses.
Partner with the Brand Experience division on the development, coordination and execution of internal corporate recognition and rewards events.
Function as troubleshooter and resource link for sales and service support throughout the organization.
Act as a "Busey Brand Ambassador" - maintain design and integrity of corporate brand and culture internally and externally; perform Brand In Action Audits in corporate markets.
Responsible for working with other departments across the organization to refine processes, policies and procedures in support of the customer experience, efficiency, brand integrity, and quality control.
In partnership with the Sales & Strategy team, all sales, navigate marketing and customer and community experience programs to effectively describe and promote the organization and its strategic initiatives and products.
WHAT YOU'LL BRING
Strong written, oral communication and organizational skills
Strong project management, business development, and organizational management and development skills
Vendor relationship and contract management
Identify areas of opportunity where community outreach and event planning would be most effective
Execute events while adhering to budget
Work independently and develop new procedures and approaches to problems as necessary; streamline processes, procedures and policies
Analyze and solve problems based on a wide knowledge of many factors where application of advanced or technical concepts is required
Maintain mental concentration and visual attention for variable lengths of time
Perform duties and make decisions under frequent time pressures
Flexibility to travel within Busey's markets including but not limited to: Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, and Florida
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Bachelor's degree in related field preferred or equivalent work experience.
Requires 1-2 year or more years of multi-faceted sales, marketing and/or event planning experience.
Busey believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
Equal Opportunity Employment is a priority for Busey and all qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital status, military status, veterans status, citizenship status, disability, order of protection or any other characteristic protected by applicable law or other non-merit based factors.
As of June 30, 2019, First Busey Corporation (Nasdaq: BUSE) was a $9.61 billion financial holding company headquartered in Champaign, Illinois.
Busey Bank, a wholly-owned bank subsidiary with total assets of $7.66 billion as of June 30, 2019, is headquartered in Champaign, Illinois and has 44 banking centers serving Illinois, 13 banking centers in the St. Louis, Missouri metropolitan area, five banking centers serving southwest Florida and a banking center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Through the Busey Wealth Management division, the Company provides asset management, investment and fiduciary services to individuals, businesses and foundations. As of June 30, 2019, assets under care were approximately $7.47 billion. Busey Bank owns a retail payment processing subsidiary, FirsTech, Inc., which processes approximately 28 million transactions per year using online bill payment, lockbox processing and walk-in payments at its 4,000 agent locations in 43 states. More information about FirsTech, Inc. can be found at firstechpayments.com.
Busey Bank was named among Forbes' 2019 Best-In-State Banks—one of five in Illinois and 173 from across the country, equivalent to 2.8% of all banks. ...Best-In-State Banks are awarded for exceptional customer experiences as determined by a survey sample of 25,000+ banking customers who rated banks on trust, terms and conditions, branch services, digital services and financial advice.
TheBANK of Edwardsville, a wholly-owned bank subsidiary of the Company with total assets of $1.95 billion as of June 30, 2019, is headquartered in Edwardsville, Illinois and has 19 banking centers. Through TheBANK of Edwardsville Wealth Management division, the Company provides asset management, investment and fiduciary services to individuals, businesses and foundations. As of June 30, 2019, assets under care were approximately $1.50 billion.
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