Do you want to work in one of the fastest growing and most innovative businesses in the world? Do you love to create and bring new ideas to life? CBRE (NYSE: CBRE) is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with leading global market positions in our leasing, property sales, property management, occupier outsourcing and valuation businesses. We operate in more than 450 offices worldwide with over 80,000 employees, and we serve clients in more than 100 countries. In 2017, CBRE generated over $14 billion of revenue from a highly diversified base of clients, including more than 90 of the Fortune 100.
CBRE 360, a new division within CBRE, is focused on delivering enhanced employee experiences in the workplace. Built to help occupiers and investors worldwide create transformative workplace solutions and destinations of choice by integrating property services and amenities with advanced digital technologies.
As we expand how we think about our global business in new ways, we’re looking for a Director Meetings Experience to help us develop new products and services to meet the changing needs of our multi-faceted client base. If you want to help us and feel you meet the below criteria, we’d love to hear from you.
Meetings Industry Professional. You know the business, have planned meetings of all types, know all the players (suppliers, vendors, customers), and have a network of contacts within the industry globally. You have a platinum reputation and love the business.
Strategic. You’re not just able to identify opportunities and challenges but you can translate them into documented roadmaps and plans. You’ll also have to be able to translate your unique industry knowledge to develop a product in an industry and with players who don’t fully understand it.
Collaborator. You’re a team player and very comfortable working with multiple stakeholders globally regardless of level; you can bring people together and work with anyone to achieve objectives.
Communications. Expert level ability to connect with people, speak to things, and be an advocate, partner, and/or subject matter expert.
Customer Centric. You start with the customer and work backwards. You are customer obsessed.
Get Stuff Done . You have a bias for action and get stuff done. You know when to self-start and how to navigate large stakeholder group to deliver tangible objectives and results.
Learn & Curious . You are never done learning and always seek to improve things. You’re always looking for new possibilities and ways to explore new ideas.
Experience. A minimum 10+ plus years at executive level (director or above) working in the meetings industry either as a planner, travel manager, hotel sales or similar. You understand thoroughly the sales process, meeting dynamics, support services, vendors, and industry at large. Ideally, you’ve worked in/or with a multi-unit environment e.g. hotel, retail, food, etc. across multi-stakeholder, matrixed environments on a global scale to achieve objectives. You’ve developed, attained buy-in and deployed digital initiatives with proven metrics to show performance. In your experience you’ve launched new products into the market and understand the opportunities and challenges of going from a concept to steady state.