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Sanford Health Lead Events Specialist in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Facility: Pentagon Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 2210 W Pentagon Pl, Sioux Falls, SD 57107, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Oversees and coordinates event planning, implementation and execution for multiple types of events for Sanford Sports Complex. Maintains the scheduling, budgeting, staffing and logistics for each event and works with vendors, agencies and support team on coordination and successful event setup. Coordinate detailed logistics with operational partners and vendors to ensure delivery of the elements required for a positive event experience. Along with the manager, facilitate appropriate negotiation, review and execution of vendor contracts. Responsible for internal and external pre-event marketing campaigns and post-event activities. Measure success of the event results to ensure ongoing improvement and maximize ROI.

Responsible for coordinating details to ensure execution of innovative, impactful and memorable event experiences as defined by stakeholders. Work in concert with operational stakeholders, managers, vendors and members of the team to ensure seamless event planning and execution.

Responsible for the execution of the end-to-end delivery of event logistics, including securing venues, audio/video, catering, event vendors, entertainment and guest speakers as needed with the allotted budget. Provide oversight of creation and delivery of collateral, training materials and premium items for the event as needed. Negotiate event sponsorships and contracts with third-party vendors. Collaborate with marketing staff to provide on-site support as needed. Manage all aspects of production, receipt and distribution of event deliverables.

Demonstrates the ability to work cross-functionally with managers, executive leaders and support teams, and be a team-minded individual who can work independently and under the guidance of superiors. Regionally focused, but some travel may be required to manage large-scale events in various regions of the enterprise.


Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications or business required.

Three to five years of experience required. Experience in events or project management preferred.

Depending on location, current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification may be required. May be required to become certified in LifePak 250 as deemed by director.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0102911
Job Function: External Affairs
Featured: No