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Mktg Meeting & Event Planner 2

Goodman Manufacturing Company

This is a Contract position in Waller, TX posted March 21, 2022.



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The Opportunity

Goodman Distribution Inc., a member of the Daikin group is seeking a professional, skilled individual for our Mkt meeting & event planner position for our Sales Operations group located at our Houston, Tx branch.  The Event Planner works within the scope of a corporate setting, the meeting showroom coordinator / Event planner plans and executes activities such as showroom visits scheduling, hosting, customer/dealer meetings, product introductions and promotions, sales meetings. This position is also responsible for ensuring the cleanliness of the DTTP (Houston) showroom, recommend upgrades and/or replacements of parts and components.  Work in alignment with the goals, objectives and corresponding budgets set for each event.  Implement creativity, discretion and latitude.  Work under the general supervision and direction of an event manager. Available to travel to some events. If you meet the qualifications listed below, then we invite you to apply for our open position by visiting our website and submitting your resume.


Why work with us?

> Benefits are effective on day one for all full-time direct hires

> Training programs are available to help guide team members and develop new skills

> Growth Opportunities  – there is immense opportunities to grow your career

> You will be part of a Global Company – our family brands are backed by Daikin Industries, Ltd. 

May include, in addition to;

  • Coordinate all aspects of assigned Daikin meetings, factory tours, and showrooms visits
  • Schedule and manage pre-planning meetings with project team; coordinate all information for meetings and events and disseminate appropriately
  • Set agendas/schedules for on-site meetings and tours
  • Communicate meeting details to all levels of management sales team
  • Formulate RFPs to source vendors and meeting locations for annual calendar needs
  • Manage on-line registration system, its functions and system reports
  • Coordinate logistics planning including agenda/program development, food and beverage menu selections, air and ground transportation arrangements, registration and housing processes and audiovisual/technical needs
  • Provide onsite management of meetings and events to include oversight of customers and vendors
  • Troubleshoot and solve onsite problems seamlessly, implement contingency plans as needed onsite
  • Track meeting and event expenses and stay within or below budget
  • Track attendance, registration, hotel history and attendee satisfaction
  • Maintain and produce meeting reports
  • Complete post-event tasks include reconciliation of expenses, evaluation of event, and report out on meeting results
  • Develop and manage vendor relationships and contracts
  • Perform other duties Manager may assign

Nature & Scope:

  • Takes direction from lead
  • Works within well-defined instructions

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Interpersonal skills and relationship management skills
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include listening and questioning skills
  • Effective organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize and complete projects on time
  • Strong team player, results orientated, dedication to excellence and sense of urgency to achieve business objectives.
  • Ability to use good judgement and strong work ethics and integrity on the job.
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy including problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Project and Change management skills
  • Ability to follow standardized operating procedures and direction
  • Ability to adjust to operational needs as they arise. Ability to work under pressure and able to make sound decisions.
  • Strong computer experience – MS Office – Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Knowledge of marketing and event disciplines and meeting industry contracting standards and practices
  • Organizational awareness and knowledge of corporate standards and procedures.
  • Vendor manager skills – Level 2 & 3 planner
  • Negotiation skills – Level 2 & 3 planner
  • Budgeting skills – Level 2 & 3 planner
  • Ability to work flexible hours and potential travel for events and ability to lift up to 20 lbs.


  • 1-3  years


  • High School or GED Equivalency

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

  • Must be able to perform essential responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of a person’s race, color, religion (including religious dress or grooming practices), creed, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship, uniform service member or veteran status, ancestry, disability, physical or mental disability (including HIV/AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, request for protected leave, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age (over 40), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company will comply with all federal and state regulations and statutes pertaining to individuals with disabilities.


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