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Meetings and Events Specialist

at Performance Foodservice

Posted: 9/22/2019
Job Reference #: 704249
Categories: Other/General

Job Description

Job Title
Meetings and Events Specialist

Job Description
The Meetings & Events Specialist is responsible for planning, coordinating and marketing of corporate/outside meetings and events that enhance the AFFLINK value proposition and delivers earnings to the enterprise.

Duties and responsibilities include:

Meeting & Event Coordination
Develops and executes all aspects of event planning and coordination.
Builds marketing and communication assets to deliver compelling and consistent theme/message of each event.
Interacts with AFFLINK executives to build presentations, agendas and support literature, promotional material and other marketing assets.
Maintain schedule of deadlines and communicate updates internally as needed.
Works with external speakers and service providers to create registration sites, reporting and event production needs.
Travel to destinations of meeting and event locations.
Marketing Revenue Generation 
Work with Corporate Marketing team to source new revenue streams as related to AFFLINK and outside meetings and events.
Promote sponsorships, branding and access at AFFLINK and outside meetings and events.
Works with key suppliers to promote our services and drive revenue through the Partners in Prosperity Program.
Performs additional duties as assigned by the President or other members of management.


Req Number

Job Location
Tuscaloosa, Alabama (AL)

1st Shift

Full Time / Part Time
Full Time

EEO Statement
Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in marketing or related field.

Three (3) to five (5) years related experience and / or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.


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Preferred Qualifications
- Ability to solve practical problems and deliver solutions that contribute to the overall quality of the event.
- Ability to effectively work and communicate with Executive management
- Ability to prioritize projects and programs based on financial contributions
- Ability to manage a budget
- Ability to see programs from concept to completion
- Ability to market meetings effectively to desired audiences

Company Description
AFFLINK has been a leader in supply chain management services for 40 years. Connecting more than 200 suppliers of packaging, janitorial, safety, food service, office, and MRO procurement solutions with nearly 300 independent distribution experts, AFFLINK provides innovative process and procurement solutions that drive efficiencies in today’s leading businesses.