Director of Events
Company: Young Living
Posted on: November 17, 2022
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Young Living is a universally known, household name that is revered
and respected for the countless benefits it brings to humanity.
Propelled by the world's purest essential oils and oil-infused
products, along with our passionate commitment to empowering
individuals to whole-life wellness, we champion the modern
essential oil movement. A global, purpose-driven wellness
revolution is underway, and Young Living leads the charge.
Working at Young Living
Our community of wellness started small in 1993, when D. Gary Young
and Mary Young developed their first organic herb farming and
distillation operation. After establishing Young Living in 1994,
the Youngs developed its groundbreaking Seed to Seal process, which
preserves the integrity and potency of essential oils through every
step of the production process.
We believe every person has the right to wellness. It transcends
all and has the power to unite us as members of the same human
family striving for the same happiness. It is part of the reason we
are passionate about making everyone feel included, welcome, and
respected. Regardless of age, race, color, religion, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental
disability, ancestry, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by local law, all are welcome in the Young
Young Living is looking for a highly qualified event professional
to help spearhead the future of of this ever-evolving world, while
strategizing and executing on the current standard. The Director of
Events plays a significant role in developing the framework of
events and shaping new ideas, while maintaining an emphasis on
experience and budget ownership. This individual must thrive under
high-pressure situations, have an abilty to build rapport with both
internal and external clientele, must be able to manage and keep
tight deadlines while remaining eternally flexible, mentor and lead
a team, and deliver incredible experiences.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
* Manage the development and team's execution of Young Living
recognition retreats, global incentive trips, conventions, grand
openings, and other events as needed, as assigned.
* Act as the main point of contact for all events onsite and in the
planning process for assigned events, working with the Executive
Director of Events on pre-determined critical touch points or
strategies. Internal meetings held, requiring updates for the owned
event, should be led by the Director.
* Human resource management, i.e., management of day-to-day
responsibilities of direct reports, inclusive of daily huddles,
performance reviews, goal setting and regular one-on-ones. Must be
able to create an execution plan and delegate responsibilities
according to that plan and have the ability to identify individuals
throughout the company whose skills and responsibilities can be
utilized for these events and manage them in a manner that is
consistent with execution plan.
* Communication with those in high level positions will be involved
in the role, being able to work and communicate efficient with
executives, Regional Presidents, other individuals with Young
Living, and outside vendors.
* Creation and management of events budgets, as assigned. Spends
must be thoroughly recorded within spreadsheets so they can be
referenced for future events.
* Work with Directors/Sr. Directors on the Events Team to
continually develop and maintain an event management guide for all
marketing and sales personnel globally on how to effectively
execute Young Living's grand conventions, regional events, both
domestic and international, grand openings, recognition retreats,
and individual incentive trips.
* Manage vendor relationships and contract negotiations with event
venues, travel agencies, hotels, transportation services, catering,
speakers, entertainment, and other outside/contract services.
* Work closely with the Executive Director/VP of Events, expound
and create the overall event experience to leverage Young Living's
leaders and the impact of events in their business.
* Develop the overarching global events strategy in collaboration
with the VP of global events, executive staff, and other strategic
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate
the following competencies:
* Team Player-Communicate, work, and interact with direct
supervisor and executive management of Young Living. Is consistent
and respectful in facilitating two-way communication with
distributors, supervisor, and executive management of Young Living.
Team up with managers and staff to establish and maintain strong
distributor and community relations. Must have an attitude of
collaboration, in which no task is too menial.
* Motivate-Create a climate that inspires employees to work at
their highest potential. Values diversity and supports efforts that
lead to well-being and satisfaction of employees. Is non-defensive,
open to feedback, and receptive to learning new ideas.
* Commitment-Assumes responsibilities and honors commitments.
Responsive to distributor and Young Living needs. Ensures that
commitments and agreed-upon deadlines are fulfilled.
* Work effective-Drives efforts to meet or exceed distributor and
company expectations. Work effectively with others to address
distributor expectations and resolve issues, as well as working
effectively with third-party companies and contracts.
* Quality service-Leads initiatives that result in delivery of
quality services. Identifies key distributor expectations and
requirements and works to meet those expectations and requirements.
Reviews distributor satisfaction data and facilitates improvement
* Values-Promotes cooperation, teamwork, honesty, and integrity in
the work place and in associating with distributors.
* Problem solving-Identifies and resolves problems in a timely
manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops
alternative solutions; works well in group problem-solving
situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Becomes a problem solver and works on the problem before escalation
to VP of Globals Events. Comes to supervisor with solutions.
* Cost consciousness-Works within approved budget; develops and
implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and
revenue; conserves organizational resources.
* Judgment-Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound
and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for
decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process;
makes timely decisions; adapts to changing economic conditions by
considering costs, benefits, and overall effort. Able to take the
lead on decision making that positively effects the teams, company,
event, and attendees.
* Planning/organizing-Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses
time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and
objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks;
develops realistic action plans. Implements a way of effective
tracking for self and team member.
* Process driven. Event development should start with an initial
RFP that outlines the parameters of each event, submit it to
various locations/venues, and generate a report that outlines
possible locations/venues. Include rental rates, room blocks,
F&B minimums, city sites and attractions, travel requirements,
and other details.
* Manages risk-Protect resources by providing a safe and
* Leadership - This role is heavily dominate with a leadership mind
set. Being able to confidently move forward, make decisions, and
lead a team to success. Being able to manage people, situations,
and items effectively and ethically on your own. Setting the
standard and tone for your team and morale.
* Ownership - It is crucial this individual possesses ownership
traits and skills through their workload. Being able to delegate,
follow up, deliver and own every step of the way beginning to end
on an event and within their team.
* Conceptual understanding of multilevel marketing industry and the
importance events play in our success, including creativity and new
* Must have experience with the contracts associated with events
(hotels, caterers, convention centers, production companies, etc.),
be able to evaluate those contracts for potential cost savings, and
be comfortable negotiating for better parameters.
* Being able to set, meet, and exceed standards, expectations,
deadlines, and full embodiment of execution is a must with this
role, as well as being able to instill those standards and clear
expectations in the team you lead.
This job does supervise 2+ employees.
This job operates in a professional office environment. The company
operates on a hybrid ways of working policy, determined by the
manager.The role routinely uses standard office equipment such as a
laptop, desktop, smartphone, photocopiers, shredders, and filing
cabinets. The noise level in the work environment is usually
moderate. Essential oils are worn and/or diffused in the work
environment. Work environment also changes quite frequently with
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of
this job, the employee is required to use manual dexterity to
handle, feel, and operate objects, tools, and controls and reach
with hands and arms. This individual is frequently required to
stand, talk, and hear. Specific vision abilities of this job
include close vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee is
required to type, file, and lift office supplies, luggage, and
boxes up to 30 pounds.
Job Type/Expected Hours of Work
This job requires the incumbent to be physically present at the
assigned worksite. The regular schedule is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
with an hour lunch, Monday through Friday. Occasional evening and
weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Flexibility with
an event schedule is required, this includes travel and working
through the weekend and longer hours on an event week. Occasional
black-out dates (dates on which you are not allowed to take time
off) will be required and provided when determined. These are based
on the event schedule and needs surrounding that schedule.
Education and Experience
Five+ years of related experience and/or training, five+ years
supervisory experience or equivalent combination of education and
experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience
may be substituted for this requirement.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.
Employee may perform other related duties as needed to meet the
ongoing needs of the organization.
Young Living is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression,
sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or
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