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The Auto Club Group Sales Event Planner in Dearborn, Michigan

Sales Event Planner - ( 210000OM )


Sales Event Planner– AAA-The Auto Club Group

What you will do:

The Auto Club Group is seeking prospective Sales Event Planner who assist in the development and execution of corporate sales events, initiatives and award presentations. Facilitate the logistics of the event planning process, to include: theme/décor selection and set-up, food and entertainment, selection of gifts/giveaways and awards, marketing/communications support, event registration, event schedule, managing on-site staff and coordinating participant travel and lodging logistics.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist event committee in site selections and event presentations to senior leadership.

  • Serve as the on-site coordinator to assist event participants, address issues or changes in logistics.

  • Assist the event committee in budget creation.

  • Work with vendors to negotiate prices for services/products offered.

  • Monitor and present budget activity to event committee.

  • Close-out event budget by reconciling expenses, resolving billing issues and submitting expenses for payment.

  • Make recommendations regarding vendors, budget, logistics of events and enhancements for future events.

  • Handle special projects or additional Sales events as assigned.

With our powerful brand and the mentoring we offer, you will find your position as a Sales Event Planner lead to a rewarding career at our growing organization.

How you will benefit:

  • Excellent and comprehensive benefits packages are just another reason to work for the Auto Club Group. Benefits include:

  • 401k Match

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • PTO

  • Paid Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement


We’re looking for candidates who:


  • College level coursework or equivalent in a related field

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field preferred


  • Planning and managing corporate events, conferences and meetings

  • Coordinating travel, lodging and meals for event participants and attendees

  • Demonstrating proficient time management/organization skills

  • Serving as the event liaison at events

  • Negotiating contractual agreements with vendors

  • Developing strong relationships with internal clients and external business partners

  • Analysis and problem-solving

  • Coordinating and controlling projects

  • Preparing and monitoring event budgets

Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of:

  • Event planning ideas and techniques

  • Project management and coordination techniques

Ability to:

  • Organize and manage full scale events, meetings, conferences, and incentive trips

  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills within the work environment and with the public

  • Prepare and conduct presentations for all levels of management

  • Represent the company at corporate events

  • Manage multiple tasks with level of organization, attention to detail and accuracy

  • Manage event budgets

  • Maintain documentation of event details

  • Manage confidential information effectively

  • Work under pressure to meet deadlines

What it’s like to work for us:

We serve our members by making their satisfaction our highest priority. We do what’s right by sustaining an open, honest and ethical work environment. We lead in everything we do by offering best-in-class products, benefits and services. And we value our employees by seeking the best talent, rewarding high performance and holding ourselves accountable.

All in all, we create an inclusive and welcoming environment of diverse backgrounds, experiences and viewpoints, realizing our differences make us stronger.

Who we are:

The Auto Club Group helps AAA Members enjoy life’s journey with peace of mind by providing innovative solutions, advocacy and membership benefits wherever and whenever they need them. We currently conduct business in 14 states in the upper Midwest and the Southeast.

The Auto Club Group has established four long-term enterprise goals:

  • Long-term, sustainable, profitable growth

  • AAA Membership growth and renewal

  • Operational excellence

  • Become the “flagship club” of the AAA Federation

Important Note:

The above statements describe the principle and essential functions, but not all functions that may be inherent in the job. This job requires the ability to perform duties contained in the job description for this position, including, but not limited to, the above requirements. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants, as needed, to enable them to fulfil these requirements.

The Auto Club Group, and all of its affiliated companies, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Primary Location : United States-MI-Dearborn

Work Locations :

MI-Admin Office Building (AOB)

1 Auto Club Drive

Dearborn 48126

Job : Sales

Organization : Field Operations Region 1

Schedule : Full-time

Employee Status : Regular

Job Type : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Posting : Apr 7, 2021, 10:51:39 AM

Req ID: 210000OM