Events Coordinator
Marsh & McLennan Companies - New York, NY

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Job overview

Reporting to the Global Head of Events, the OW Events Coordinator will deliver professional events that are flawlessly executed. This role will cover the New York Office with the opportunity for growth.

Key tasks

§ Work with the Events Team, Office Leaders and local Social Committee to organize and support events such as:

o OW Day

o Holiday Party

o Local Social Activities – i.e. happy hours, volunteer outings, etc.

o Global Partner Meeting

o Regional Offsites

o Marketing Events, if required

o Practice Events/Offsites, if required

o Davos

§ On-the-ground management and logistical coordination such as:

o Responsible for researching and finalizing venue space for NY based events including site visits, contracting additional vendors, and other event needs (entertainment, food & beverage, accommodations, transportation, etc.)

o Oversee contract negotiations, commitment and finalize payment with vendors

o Oversee NY communications – i.e. invite design, managing RSVP lists, and other general event communications

o Organization agenda/program details for NY specific events

o Management of local office budget and responsible for staying within budgetary requirements, tracking, reporting

o Oversee local social committee – making sure activities keep within budget and follow OW risk policy

o Work with local Office Leader and Social Committee to plan and execute the NY event calendar

§ An excellent understanding of detail and ability to follow-up

§ An individual known for his/her enthusiasm, integrity and willingness to “roll up his/her sleeves” to get the job done, even the more mundane aspects of the job

§ A results oriented person who thinks “outside of the box”

§ Effective oral and written communication skills


Person specification


We envision suitable candidates having a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years of event planning experience required, including experience managing budgets


Travel required to attend some events


Proficiency with Powerpoint (advanced), Excel (advanced) and Word


Excellent verbal and written communication skills, teamed with the ability to deal with people at all levels across a multicultural environment.


Team player who has experience of and has enjoyed working as part of a team.


Service focused – dedicated to meeting the expectations of all staff through securing effective relationships with clients and executing deliverables to the highest standards.


Ability to multitask, prioritise and manage one’s own time.

Not a clock watcher or someone who is unwilling to step outside the job description.


Self-starter who has an appetite for proactively learning about the business and is driven to excel and grow. Drive to deliver, meet and exceed expectations.


One who takes constructive feedback in stride and incorporates feedback quickly


A team player with the ability to function independently, but collaboratively to meet deadlines in an extremely fast paced environment.


Highly self-motivated with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse personalities.


Ability to maintain and respect confidentiality.


Attention to detail and stickler for accuracy.


Flexible attitude, hard-working and results driven.


Finally, we are looking for someone who will be committed to the company and add to the life and culture of Oliver Wyman.


Marketing and Public Relations

Primary Location

US-NY-New York

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates

are equal opportunity employers

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Marsh & McLennan Companies is a global professional services firm providing advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and...