Associate Event Specialist



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Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Job Title: Associate Event Specialist

Location: (Hybrid): Studio Park Corporate HQ in Grand Rapids, MI (time split between Acrisure Home Office & virtual)

About Acrisure

Acrisure is a fast-growing fintech leader that operates a global insurance broker. The Company has grown from $38 million to $4 billion in revenue since 2013 and deploys the best of Human and High Tech at scale to reimagine financial service product distribution. Acrisure employs over 14,000 employees across thirteen countries.

Led by Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO Greg Williams, Acrisure provides a broad array of insurance and financial-related solutions, including commercial property and casualty, personal lines and employee benefits insurance, real estate services, cyber services, and asset and wealth management. Acrisure’s massively valuable, high-margin distribution network combines the strength of trusted advisors with growth and efficiency enabled by High Tech.

Associate Event Specialist

The Associate Event Specialist will support the Acrisure Communications & Brand team with a focus on meetings & event responsibilities. In order to be successful in this role, the applicant must be able to successfully manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks with minimal supervision. Key to the position is to be a self-starter, ability to consistently prioritize to meet deadlines and be extremely focused to detail.

Reporting to: Event Director

Meeting & Event Responsibilities:

  • Manage meeting and event tasks:

    • Event collateral, supply & giveaway inventory, and shipment management

    • Invoice and contract management

    • Mailbox, calendar, and SharePoint organization

    • Capturing and reporting of event metrics and ROI

  • Lead and/or support event lifecycle as assigned:

    • Invitation and attendee list management

    • Communication development and review process (save-the-date, invitation, website etc.)

    • Venue research and Request for Proposal (RFP) process

    • Event collateral

    • Onsite execution

    • Make decisions during events without supervision

    • Allocate expenses appropriately

  • Budget management ownership

  • Orchestrate team activities (social gatherings, team meetings)

  • Manage external vendor relationships

  • Communicate effectively with event stakeholders (including senior level executives) as well as multiple cross-functional team members

  • Additional M&E duties as assigned


  • 1+ years supporting marketing, corporate meeting & event planning logistics

  • 2 years of administrative support experience in a fast-paced corporate environment

  • Professional demeanor and appearance, treating others with respect and consideration

  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Experience preferred in, Swoogo, Cvent, Concur, Workday, Hubspot

Critical Skills:

  • Detail oriented

  • Hospitality personality

  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication, and prioritization skills

  • Ability to be an individual contributor, collaborative, and take direction

  • Ability to deliver superior results in an extremely fast-paced environment


  • BA or BS degree or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and move boxes and event supply items in upwards of 25 pounds

  • When onsite for events, the ability to be on your feet for extended periods of time


  • Estimated to be 25%+

  • Travel by air and car to meeting & event locations (hotels, restaurants, private venues, etc.)

    • At times travel will include nights and/or weekends, and could conflict with holidays

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Industry Leading Healthcare

  • Savings and Investments

  • Charitable Giving Programs

  • Offering a hybrid work option

  • Opportunities for Growth

  • Educational Resources

  • Generous time away


Acrisure is committed to employing a diverse workforce. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. California residents can learn more about our privacy practices for applicants by visiting the Acrisure California Applicant Privacy Policy available at

Acrisure is equally committed to supporting social issues. In 2021, the Company co-founded Evolution Advisors, a joint venture focused on providing greater access and more effectively distributing insurance products and financial services to minority-owned enterprises. In its home of Grand Rapids, Acrisure provided $15 million to create the Acrisure Center for Innovation in Children’s Health at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

To Executive Search Firms & Staffing Agencies: Acrisure does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered Acrisure’s property, and Acrisure will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to Hiring Managers without contacting Acrisure’s Human Resources Talent Department.