Experienced, savvy Senior Event Manager needed to join this Global Communications Agency, to take over the planning and delivering their varied international internal events programme, for a minimum 12 month mat cover.
The company is an exciting one - a long established and highly regarded global communications firm, which partners with major businesses and organisations worldwide to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. With global offices, and an enviable reputation, their internal and external events programme is key to reinforcing their position as a leader, and thought-leader, in their field. NB: This is a 12-month minimum maternity cover role and the successful candidate will need to be available to start asap for onboarding and handover due to two large upcoming industry events in May (WEF in Davos, Switzerland) and June (Cannes Lions in Cannes, France). In this role, it is imperative that the event manager must be available for travel to both these industry events.
Working in their marketing team, the Global Events Manager will take responsibility for the execution, planning and production of their global meetings and industry events programme, which aims to maintain the firm’s brand and reputation, and support its growth strategy and employee engagement. These events will be a mix of virtual, hybrid and in-person formats (approx. 3-5 per month), from a global address to all employees from the company’s namesake founder, to external thought leadership events with prestigious speakers and high profile guests, to attendance and VIP programmes at major industry events. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the design, delivery and implementation of events from concept to completion through to performance analysis, working closely with internal Stakeholders, inhouse creative teams, and external event agencies and suppliers. Their events are known for being slick, polished and stylish, so you’ll have experience of ensuring the successful delivery of on-brand messaging and format. Key Responsibilities include:
We are looking for an experienced and savvy Event Manager, with excellent experience working across varied corporate events either inhouse or agency – experience working for a creative media orientated brand is highly advantageous, as is working within a marketing team, and/or to brand/marketing objectives. As well as exceptional face-to-face event planning and delivery experience, it is important you bring strong virtual event experience, particularly with the ability to ensure events are designed with flair, creativity and sophistication in line with the company ethos and brand. Being able to manage high level speakers, and be a calm and accomplished on-site lead for important events is also key. Specifically you’ll bring:
This is an excellent opportunity – and is needing an excellent candidate to match. Looking for an asap May start, and a minimum 12 month contract ... if you think it’s for you, then click APPLY now, as looking to interview and appoint asap!