Job Title: Area Manager, Event Attendance Specialist
University: University of Florida
Office Location: Fort Myers, FL
Describe your team in 25 words or less: Motivated, driven, inspired, dedicated, goal-oriented, coachable, and relentlessly in pursuit of their goals.
Why did you choose Gartner? Gartner provides the platform to meet and exceed my personal and professional goals.
What was your first role at Gartner? Event Attendance Specialist
How long have you worked at Gartner? I started in September 2014.
What makes Gartner a great place to work? Being around like-minded driven people who you can learn from on a daily basis.
Describe yourself in 3 words: Bold, competitive, driven
Share a fun fact about yourself: I’ve seen every new-age Marvel movie. Guardians of the Galaxy is my favorite!
Describe your best employee. What unique qualities does he/she possess that makes them stand out? My best employee truly has a Champion Mindset. He/she finds opportunity in every challenge and positions the right solution for clients’ needs, which brings success time after time!
Share a success story about your team: Team BOLD currently holds the record for the largest multiyear event solution sold by an EAS.
Describe your management style: Hands-on, coaching, and direct.
What role does your team play in Gartner’s success? Our team is driving net-new business opportunities for our Research organization by getting the right people, in the right roles, to the right events.
What are 3 main functions or job duties of your employees?
What advice do you have for members of your team, or someone considering joining your team?
- Reverse-engineer your goals
- Start with the end in mind and identify what needs to be executed daily, weekly and monthly to meet or exceed both your personal and business goals.
Why would a prospective candidate want to join your team? The Event Attendance Specialist role is unique in the fact that we get to partner with the world’s largest organizations and align them with resources that advance their initiatives — initiatives that are literally changing the world. Additionally, we are rapidly growing as an organization, which provides opportunities to fine-tune your sales skills and abilities as well as advance your career within Gartner.
If you could describe your team dynamic in one word, what would it be? BOLD
Favorite Quote or Personal Mantra: “Today’s effort is tomorrow’s success!”
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