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Date:  Sep 25, 2021

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Corporate Events Manager, HR/Internal Communications

Job ID194445 
Location Name: CA-FSC SF Off (0174)
Address: 525 Market St, 32nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States (US)
Job Type: Full Time
Position Type (Regular/Temporary): Regular
Job Function: Human Resources
Is This Position Eligible for Remote? : No 


Corporate Events Manager


Your role at Sephora... As our Corporate Events Manager you will be a key member of the Sephora Events Team producing internal meetings and events for FSC and internal business partners throughout the Americas.  The Corporate Events Manager will also support senior members of the corporate events team in producing field and external audience conferences, both live and virtual throughout the year. Reporting into the Director, Corporate Events and Design, the Corporate Events Manager will execute first-class events aligning with Sephora’s vision and company culture.


  • Act as main client liaison providing proactive consultation for internal business partners throughout program development and execution while driving service standards and seeking opportunities to enhance user experiences.
  • Manage and host virtual event programs on an ongoing basis from inception to completion
  • Coordinate site inspections, develop and maintain program timelines, manage program budget and plan all program logistics.
  • Creatively design each event environment to achieve client goals and purposes that align with company culture.
  • Implement logistical elements of program including meeting space, attendee management, travel, transportation, technology platforms, F&B and AV with advice and support of Director, Corporate Events and Design.
  • Coordinate vendors and venues including hotels, DMC’s, event production companies and all third-party suppliers from procurement to completion while maintaining the project budget.
  • Negotiate vendor budgets to maximize company savings and obtain maximum concessions.
  • Effectively manage event staff and volunteers, including conducting of training sessions to fully engage support teams.
  • Travel onsite to programs to ensure continuity and exceptional business partner service
  • Manage reconciliation of final bill and post-program deliverables and coordinate post-con reporting including event analysis, reports of spending, attendance feedback, and other ROI metrics for company records.
  • Collaborate with team and internal business units to craft and execute event strategies.
  • Manage event logistics and budget for Employee Engagement Events in support of corporate communication team goals 
  • Support Director, Corporate Events and Design as needed on additional corporate event programs
  • Demonstrate our Sephora values: Passion, Innovation, Expertise, Balance, Respect, Teamwork, and Initiative. 


We would love to hear from you if you have… 

  • Minimum 4+ years of event management experience (preferably corporate events or agency)
  • Some experience in event marketing, sourcing, planning, executing, and evaluating programs with precise detail in a deadline-driven environment
  • Experience managing budgets from inception to final reconciliation with strong negotiation skills
  • Able to demostrate strategic thinking on all program related matters with with alignment to the company vision
  • Able to create and promote new and innovative event ideas and design to deliver unique user experiences
  • Exceptional client and vendor management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of virtual platforms and online event management
  • Positive attitude and team player with willingness to roll up sleeves when necessary
  • Ability to travel –up to 15% of the time.


While at Sephora, you’ll enjoy… 

  • Beauty & BeyondEvery day we reimagine beauty, discover new brands, and influence positive change. Together we inspire our clients, empower people, and help them become the best versions of themselves. We think this is beautiful.  
  • Endless EvolutionYou will learn with innovators, artists, and experts in every field. As our business evolves, so will you. Here, you’re empowered to choose your own path, accelerate your growth, and be your best. As part of our family and the LVMH community, your options are endless. 
  • Creativity UnleashedAt Sephora, you’re encouraged to explore, innovate, and have fun while working with diverse clients, teams, and leaders. You won’t just partner with iconic brands; you’ll help build them. We value your curiosity, your drive for success, and the emotional connections you make. Together we’re defining the future of beauty. 
  • Bold AuthenticityBeing bold and different has made us a global beauty and retail leader. At Sephora, we celebrate diversity, embrace your unique and winning spirit, and believe that real beauty is being authentically you.Youare what sets us apart. 
  • Diversity, Inclusion & BelongingWe pledge to create a beauty community where everyone’s uniqueness is celebrated, respected, and honored. We will drive diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our business—ensuring that our employees, brand partners, suppliers, and our clients feel a sense of belonging in store, online, and in our workplaces. We believe in demonstrating our values with action! 
  • Meaningful Rewards: Sephora offers comprehensive medical benefits, generous vacation and holiday time off, commuter benefits, “Summer Fridays” for FSC (half-days every Friday between Memorial and Labor Day), an employee discount, free beauty product gifts from brand partners, and so much more. Details about our company benefits can be found at the following link: https://jobs.sephora.com/USA/content/Our-Perks/?locale=en_US


Sephora is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military/veteran status, or disability status. Sephora is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities.  


Sephora will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law. 




SEPHORA has been changing the face of prestige cosmetics since its debut in 1970s Paris. Sephora was acquired by luxury group Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) in 1997 then launched stateside in 1998, and is currently home to 200 world-class brands - including its own private label, SEPHORA COLLECTION. Sephora's curated assortment features more than 14,000 products including makeup, skin care, perfume, hair care, body, professional tools and more. Sephora is the beauty education hub, offering consultations at the Beauty Studio, a variety of complimentary classes, one-on-one service from Personal Beauty Advisors, and exclusive retail technology SKINCARE IQ, COLOR IQ, and FRAGRANCE IQ. Sephora is an international force in beauty, and its award-winning website and ever-growing presence on social-media make it the world's premier digital beauty destination.

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