Event Manager – (DMC / events agency – French Speaking)

E6684

£25k + bonus

LONDON

Events

Agency

Permanent

Job Description

I’m looking for a bright, motivated French/English speaking Event Project Manager to  join the London office of this fun and funky events company, whose main clients are prestigious French corporates wanting UK events.

THE COMPANY
Small, bright and upbeat London-based agency provides Destination Management and Special Event Services for international incentive and corporate meetings in London and the UK, for a range of exciting French clients, from L’Oreal, to Audi, BNP and La Poste.  They offer a full end to end service providing bespoke event solutions for groups from 10 to 1,500, with a fabulous client list which includes some great brands from beauty, to finance to automotive.  

THE ROLE
Working in a sociable team of Project Managers, you’ll have responsibility for your own event projects from client brief to delivery.  You’ll pull together proposals in response to the client brief, across venue, accommodation, transfers, activities, hospitality, business meetings, incentive requirements  – according to each clients individual objectives  and group size.  It could be a 2 day incentive for 25 top sales people wanting to experience the very best of London life and excitement, or a business conference for 150 international delegates coming together for some serious work …. and a bit of play!  

Key responsibilities include:

  • Project Management of London and UK based events
    • To be responsible for the delivery of event projects on time and within budget, meeting and exceeding client’s expectations
    • Organise site inspections with clients
    • Monitor the event budget
    • Manage the event on-site
  • Keep your knowledge of UK events industry leading edge - update the database with new hotels, restaurants, cultural and incentive activities

THE CANDIDATE
You’ll be a French/English speaker, who has at least 2 years experience within an events environment – ideally working in an events agency, or a role with strong event co-ordination components.    Absolutely key is your personality – the team are looking for someone positive, motivated, friendly warm personality – who has bags of common sense, is highly organised, can learn quickly and has a passion for events.  Ideally you’ll have good London/UK venue/event knowledge, and/or a passion for learning about new event places, spaces and things to do within London and the UK.  You’ll have a bright and proactive personality, in keeping with the ethos and spirit of this friendly and dynamic agency.  Great admin and numeracy are key, as for any event role!

Key requirements:

  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and French
  • Minimum 2-3 years work experience ideally within an events agency, or events/travel sector
  • Ideally good London/UK venue/event knowledge
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and customer/client service focus
  • Strong project co-ordination/logistics skills – numerate with good attention to detail
  • Bright and personable with passion and pride in contributing to the business

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small but very dynamic company – and work end-to-end on varied events for a range of exciting and well known clients!

If your experience and passions match the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click “Apply” now.