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The Chicago Innovation HUB Experience and Event Senior Manager is responsible for curating the client’s experience in our Innovation Hub, from pre- through post- session. The Senior Manager creates an experience that will delight and surprise any client and enhance the outcome of any engagement. This includes the following key responsibilities.
- Ensure client experience in the HUB enhances sessions in service of client objectives
- Create, manage and direct every step of our client experience in the HUB
- Work with Innovation & Engagement leads to interview clients and gather information prior to the engagement to understand client needs and preferences
- Identify tailored dining, transportation, and lodging experience and coordinate/negotiate with vendors to set experience expectations
- Own redesign of physical space (e.g., reworking room setup, ordering custom items, creating custom signage) to support the desired flow/function of the event
- Drive the creation of client branded collateral for the engagement (e.g., temporary decals, booklets, space accents, giveaways, etc.)
- Run weekly experience meetings to brief workshop team on key experience details and walk through the client journey to ensure seamless experience
- Coordinate with Operations team to ensure that supporting resources have client profile knowledge (e.g., provide client LinkedIn so guests are greeted by name)
- Day-of event liaison, ensuring that all details of the event are running smoothly
- Conduct post-engagement survey to understand impact of the experience on the outcome of the workshop
- Lead post-engagement debrief, share, learnings and implement improvements
This position will be located at 500 West Madison Street ~ Chicago, IL
- HS Diploma
- 8-10 years of experience in service delivery and hospitality
- Experience managing multiple projects and budgets simultaneously
- Bachelor’s Degree
- C-suite communicator (verbal and written) with strong client presence; experience with C-level clients and their requirements
- Expert in experience design, service delivery, and hospitality with operations focus
- Understanding of space design and the connection between space and experience
- Strong creative mind with ability to design and build tailored client materials, translating input from various sources (e.g., client, account team, Hub Lead, etc.)
- Great relationship builder (across organization, clients, and 3rd party vendors)
- Ability to set high expectations with 3rd parties and negotiate effectively to ensure end-to-end delivery
- Adept at managing multiple projects / workstreams simultaneously
- Highly organized self-starter and project manager
- Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
- Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
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