Events Manager – (in-house/corporate)

E7331

£competitive + bonus

LONDON

Events

Corporate/In-house

Permanent

Job Description

Global market leader is looking for a highly organized and proactive Events Manager play a key role in their marketing team.

Organisation:
Market leader in their sector, this international company offer their global clients consultancy, insight guidance and bespoke technology within their specialist sector – offering their clients a fully integrated suite of services backed by dedicated support from in-house team client service teams in London, Hong Kong, New York and Sydney.

Role
A varied role, reporting into the Marketing, Training and Events Manager your focus will be the development and delivery of their annual events programme, a mix of client, external and internal events – this includes a varied range of events, from their presence at industry exhibitions to their annual conferennce, global client hospitality/information forums, kick off meetings, internal events (eg xmas party) and webinars. As well as event delivery, a key part of your role will be researching and planning their future events programme, and liaising with key personnel and teams within the company to ensure the events programme works to fulfill company brand and mission objectives. Events are global, but you would only attend UK events, though  designing and setting up overseas events and briefing local offices. Responsiblities include:

  • Events
    • Researching and developing programmes in line with the company’s goals and client focus
    • Venue research, contract negotiation, budget management, logistical co-ordination (including set up, catering, AV requirements etc) – design and delivery of internal, external and client events
    • Managing delegate registration process and delegate/client liaison
    • On-site management of in-house events, and managing London events on-site
    • Preparing briefing sheets and delivering handovers for colleagues running events externally/abroad
  • Webinars
    • Co-ordinate and produce webinars programme – run live webinars, manage speakers and Q&A
  • External/industry events
    • Research and identify opportunities for sponsorship or speaker presence at industry events
    • Negotiate sponsorship contracts and manage bdgete
    • Manage logistics etc for participation at industry events eg  stand set up, materials etc
  • Other
    • Writing copy, email marketing, event website
    • Communication and liaison with internal teams and individuals relating to development and delivery of event activities

You:
You’re an experienced Event Manager, who would enjoy playing a role in both the delivery of a varied event programme and in taking the bigger view of and involvement in the company’s objectives, and taking a key role in the design and development of the events programme. Alongside experience managing events from start to finish (ideally including client briefings, internal events, exhibition stands, client events (mix of hospitality and information) you’ll ideally have wider marketing experience of how events sit within wider company context, and bring excellent stakeholder liaison and communication skills.

  • End to end event management of varied event formats
  • Excellent communication skills  
  • Experience of interacting with clients/customers and suppliers (excellent client service and stakeholder management)
  • Venue research/booking, budget management, reporting - design and deliver events
  • A strong interest in the ‘bigger picture’ of events, understanding the market and developing event programme in line with business needs, targets and objectives
  • Able to manage own workload, enjoys ownership, pro-active
  • Experience of having worked within a marketing team highly desirable
  • Excellent communicator, good at keep all relevant internal parties involved and updated

Lovely team – successful global company - great role – if you tick the boxes with your proven event management experience and excellent communication skills, and would enjoy increased level of ownership in your own events programme … “APPLY” now