• Briefing Program Specialist

    Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ
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    Travel Requirements
  • Overview

    Are you a dynamic, collaborative, and highly organized professional with a passion for providing exemplary customer service? As a Briefing Program Specialist within our Executive Briefing Center, you’ll plan and execute customer briefings at SAS’ World Headquarters and play a critical role in the success of the global sales organization. If you have a passion for customer experience and thrive in a fast-paced environment, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.


    What you’ll do

    • Foster relationships and collaborate with internal customer to develop and execute a full-service agenda that meets the requirements of the attending customer/prospect.
    • Partner with senior leadership, sales, and other areas of the company to create, plan, and execute customized briefings.
    • Plan briefings that meet the objectives of both the customer and account team.
    • Facilitate prep and planning calls with account team and discussion leaders to ensure everyone understands the briefing objectives.
    • Recommend and recruit appropriate speakers for briefings.
    • Partner with SAS divisions to successfully plan and implement briefings and other specialized on and off-campus events/activities.
    • Effectively communicate the services offered by the Executive Briefing Center and the benefits of those services on brand awareness and revenue generation.
    • Consult with internal and external stakeholders regarding best practices in the Executive Briefing Center.
    • Manage logistical aspects of Executive Briefing Center briefings/events.

    What we’re looking for

    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, marketing, communications, or related field
    • At least 3 years’ experience in sales, marketing, corporate event planning or in a similar customer facing role
    • Excellent customer service, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and a strong work ethic.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, customer-driven environment.
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
    • Strong decision-making, problem-solving, and project management skills.
    • Self-starter and self-motivated
    • Entrepreneurial spirit

    The nice to haves

    • Professional public speaking experience
    • Experience planning events in a corporate setting

    Why SAS

    • We love living the #SASlife and believe that happy, healthy people have a passion for life, and bring that energy to work. No matter what your specialty or where you are in the world, your unique contributions will make a difference. 
    • Our multi-dimensional culture blends our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Here, it isn’t about fitting into our culture, it’s about adding to it - and we can’t wait to see what you’ll bring.

    SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also a fit to our core values. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique values that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, values fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact.


    Additional Information:

    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the notice Pay Transparency 


    Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience. Resumes may be considered in the order they are received. SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.


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