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Travel and Events Specialist

Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container

Support all functions of the Travel and Events Services team, including relocation, travel, and company meetings and events.

Day-to-Day Role

Support Dart relocation services

  • Serve as the main day-to-day point of contact for our Dart’s relocation services supplier.
  • Make case-by-case decisions regarding relocation package terms within the scope of authority. Escalate decisions to the appropriate member of management when necessary.
  • Coordinate travel for candidates who have received a relocation package as part of their employment offer.
  • Audit and process all relocation invoices and expense reports.
  • Coordinate services for and maintain Dart corporate apartments.
  • Stay abreast of relocation industry changes and make recommendations, as appropriate, to Dart’s relocation policy.
  • Lead projects associated with relocation benefits, as assigned.

 

Support Dart travel services

  • Process travelers’ pre-trip approvals and online booking non-compliant approvals.
  • Assist in coordinating the scheduling/usage of company aircraft.
  • Troubleshoot escalated employee issues with the online booking tool.
  • When needed, book and make changes to air car, hotel and ground reservations through Dart’s online booking tool or directly with Dart’s travel services supplier.
  • Manage contracted hotel relationships, as assigned, and make recommendations for new properties during annual hotel negotiations.
  • Audit and process travel related invoices and expense reports.
  • Support other preferred vendor relationships, as assigned.

 

Support the planning of Dart meetings and events

  • Assist in the planning of multiple meetings and events in various planning stages, and efficiently meet project deadlines and time constraints.
  • Travel to event locations to participate in site inspections and assist in the operation of programs.

 

Core Skills and Qualifications

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • High School Diploma with five (5) years of experience managing relocation programs, travel programs, or corporate event planning
    • Associate’s Degree with two (2) years of experience managing relocation programs, travel programs, or corporate event planning
    • Bachelor’s Degree with one (1) year of experience managing relocation programs, travel programs, or corporate event planning
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, including the ability to create basic reports, documents, and spreadsheets in MS Word and Excel
  • Experience providing excellent customer service to employees
  • Capable of working independently to set priorities
  • Demonstrates initiative by responding to requests with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent verbal communication skills including a pleasant phone demeanor
  • Ability to maintain composure when faced with stressful situations
  • Math skills to include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Must be willing to commit to ongoing training and education in order to stay on top of the industry changes and technology
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate with team members

 

  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time domestically
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Favorable motor vehicle report upon hire
  • Ability to work extended work hours and/or weekends, as required

 

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience managing relocation programs for corporate employees
  • Experience planning corporate meetings and events of 75+ attendees
  • Experience managing corporate aircraft

Overview: Dart makes everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food & drinks they love, wherever they are. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and even the red Solo cup, Dart products have been keeping people on the go and having fun for more than 50 years. Dart is a family-owned, family-focused company of 13,000 employees united by a shared set of values. Headquartered in Mason, MI, Dart has 30 locations in four countries.

 

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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