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Pacific Life Insurance Company

Meeting Planner

Pacific Life Insurance Company - Aliso Viejo, CA

Meeting Planner


Aliso Viejo


Meeting Planner

Location(s)CA-Aliso Viejo

Interest CategoryMeeting Planning

Full Time / Part Timefull time


At Pacific Life, you are given the opportunities and challenges to embrace your potential and achieve your personal best, every day. What you find here is something special – it’s purposeful work done with a shared set of values that brings us all together.


Pacific Life offers life insurance, annuities, and mutual funds, along with a variety of investment products and services, all of which provide The Power to Help You Succeed. Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, Pacific Life is a Fortune 500 company with approximately 2800 employees. We pride ourselves in providing a work environment that is challenging, inclusive, collaborative and results-oriented. We firmly believe each employee plays a part in our continued growth and success.

Job DescriptionAre you a dynamic meeting and event planner with proven experience? Do you thrive in the space where creativity and organization meet? Have you successfully led initiatives involving a broad range of stakeholders? If you are comfortable taking ownership of projects and working both independently and in a collaborative team setting, then this unique role might be for you!This Meeting Planner position will collaborate with our business stakeholders to improve the effectiveness of our meetings and events. There will be no typical day. You’ll spend time managing and facilitating all aspects of event logistics for multiple events simultaneously, including conferences, trainings, dinner events, executive retreats, corporate events, customer entertainment and special events.You’ll work closely with leaders to drive results by delivering meetings and events that meet strategic goals. Your services will be in high demand, so prioritizing where and how to invest your time, as well as coordinating the efforts of your resources to get the biggest return is critical to success!Organize and plan logistics (i.e. negotiates with vendors, facilitates contract process, agenda maintenance, interact with meeting hosts and speakers, coordinates registration and air, audio visual arrangements and management, facility selection, liaison with hotel, menu planning, transportation arrangements, etc.) and execute of the Life Insurance Division’s Meetings and Events with anywhere from 10-150 participants. Manage budgets ranging from 40k to 450k per event, conduct reconciliations, and prepare periodic reports on activities and costs. Position requires that meetings are organized, cost effective, productive, professional and consistent with Company and Life Division goals.Essential Job Functions: Develops budgets, verifies and reconciles expensesDevelops and monitors event timelines and coordinates event communicationsManages all logistical components associated with meetings and conferencesProvides on-site management of meetings and events or prepares leadership for on-site managementManages vendor relationships and negotiates all contracts and agreementsArranges travel, meeting accommodations and menusWhen applicable, creates meeting contentCoordinates the distribution of event materialsEnsures meetings and events are consistent with Business Unit strategy, positioning and budgetManages projects from initial planning through final execution and post-event follow upEffective customer service is a must as this position interacts with Sr. Management, high-level producers, field personnel and internal customers.Special Skill Requirements Ability to travel up to 25% of time and perform on-site activities as neededExcellent presentation, facilitation, organizational and execution skillsProficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPointExperience with event online registration softwareAbility to negotiate contracts with hotels, audiovisual vendors, decorators, and various meeting facilitiesDemonstrate proficiency in oral and written communication skillsExtensive understanding of hospitality industry, how it operates, how it is organized and how to manage through the system efficiently and effectivelyAbility to cultivate strong relationships with key business partners and vendorsCreativity and effective strategic thinking. Ability to “think outside the box” and be a change agentAbility to anticipate issues and work ahead to ensure tasks are completedAbility to multitask in high-demand, high-volume environmentDesired Skills Industry involvement, MPI, FICP, otherInsurance industry knowledge or experienceCertified Meeting Planner (CMP) designation Required Experience Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. #LI-NL1

BenefitsJoin the Pacific Life team and watch your career grow! We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes: • Competitive salary and bonus program • Medical, dental, and vision as part our commitment in investing in the health and wellbeing of our employees • Two retirement savings plans: 401k savings plan with company match and Company Retirement Contribution (company-paid) • Generous vacation time and holiday pay • And much more!

EEO StatementPacific Life Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at Pacific Life Insurance Company.

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Pacific Life Insurance Company


Meeting Planner Pacific Life Insurance Company - Aliso Viejo, CA, United States


Location: Aliso Viejo, CA

Company Profile:
For more than 146 years, Pacific Life has been helping to protect individuals and families from financial risks that can affect their investments, retirement savings, and businesses. Pacific Life offers life insurance, annuities, and mutual funds, with a variety of investment products and services, all of which provide. . .The Power to Help You Succeed. A Mutual Holding Company Pacific Life Insurance Company’s organization is relatively unique as we are part of a mutual holding company structure: Policy and contract owners are members of the company. We are not a publicly traded company; therefore, we are not driven by stock price when making decisions. As a result, we can make decisions that benefit our customers and the long-term strength of the company. Our structure allows us to develop innovative products that evolve with the needs of the families and businesses we serve. Our support goes beyond just product innovation; we select businesses and markets that we understand well, can excel in, and provide value to our customers. Consistent Performance Focused on quality assets and capital growth, Pacific Life continues to be financially strong. Our investment portfolio historically produces consistent results while maintaining low exposure to non-investment-grade securities and other high-risk assets. Pacific Life maintains strong financial strength ratings from all major ratings agencies.