Logistics Manager (Bi-lingual English/French)  – (Events Agency)

E7398/b

£competitive

LONDON

Events

Corporate/In-house / Agency

Permanent

Job Description

Bi-lingual (English/French) event Logistics Manager or Co-ordinator, great team player with exceptional attention to detail? And looking for an excellent career opportunity? Then we’re keen to hear from you!

Company
Our client is an entrepreneurial, successful (and stable) niche financial events agency who specialise in the production of high spec B2B corporate events and roadshows for a brilliant portfolio of high profile global corporate clients.  The company have successfully segued their events offering to maximise the use of virtual and digital platforms to support their delivery of their clients projects – as they work hand in hand with top corporates across varied high value international events such as IPO Roadshows, M&A transactions, Rights issues/Debt Issues Roadshows, Investor Days, Results Presentations, Non Deal Roadshows, Dinners etc. They are a passionate and high performing team, operating as a diverse and supportive unit of skilled and dedicated logistical and client management experts.  

Role
You’ll be working in a close-knit event Logistics team – working alongside the client management team - and reporting in to the Head of Logistics. You’ll be working on one main high profile telecoms brand, across varied events, including multi-destination international roadshows. You’ll be dealing with venues, suppliers, flights/jets, transfers, accommodation, and complex itineraries.  You’ll have direct client contact, and be the logistics lead for pre, on-site and post event activities (no pressure then!) A mix of desk based and (when allowable again) on-site as the advance party ensuring all is set up in advance of your client team’s arrival … and did we mention budgets and involvement in proposals? This role will see you involved in all aspects of the logistics of hi-level corporate financial events across virtual, digital and face to face platforms, in this exceptional team. Responsibilities include:

  • End to end management of all logistical elements of financial roadshows and events, from pre-production to reconciliation
  • International supplier liaison (venues, accommodation, travel, catering, digital, production)  pre, during and post event
  • Planning, co-ordination, scheduling and liaison with the client and speakers throughout, including trouble shooting (remotely and on-site) during activation
  • Manage client expectations and anticipate their needs
  • Manage budgets, work on proposals
  • Build excellent client and supplier relationships, set the bar for superlative delivery

You
We’re looking for a Bi-lingual (English-French) logistics manager or experienced logistics co-ordinator -  additional languages beneficial – with excellent communication skills. You’ve solid and proven experience co-ordinating logistics, ideally for corporate events internationally, dealing with varied suppliers, hotels, accommodation, travel requirements. Great with complex schedules and itineraries, and responsive to the needs of on the day changes and an adept and unflappable solution finder.  Key requirements include:

  • Fluent in French and English (other European languages in addition would be beneficial but not essential
  • Min 2-3 years event logistics experience, ideally within international corporate events (covering hotels, travel, schedules and general event logistics)
  • Exceptional attention to detail, and passionate about flawless and client-focussed delivery of events, experience of delivering events for high level corporate audience, for senior level stakeholders and with high level speakers
  • Excellent IT skills (particularly Excel, Word) and adept at picking up new technologies, and comfortable working with virtual platforms
  • Well presented, exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time and budget management skills, and naturally supportive team player
  • Robust, flexible (working across different time zones), dedicated, enjoys working at highest corporate level for delivery

The company is privately owned, and offers a competitive and attractive rewards package and brilliant opportunities for development. 

This is an excellent high exposure events role in a supportive and friendly team offering the opportunity to achieve your fullest potential in the international events sector. If you’re looking for a fabulous new events opportunity to match to your brilliant skills and ambitions .. then click APPLY now!