Event Project Manager
Up to £38,000
Our client is a dynamic experiential and marketing company based in Northamptonshire who believe the experience is everything! Due to a busy events calendar they have an exciting opportunity for an Event Project Manager to be responsible for the development, organisation and delivery of projects from proposal to live event.
This is your chance to join on of the UK’s premier event agencies and play a key role in the planning and execution of a wide range of high profile events. If you have at least 3 years’ experience in events, we would love to hear from you!
Sound of interest? Please read on!
The Role of Project Manager
You will be delivering events on time, within budget and that meet (and hopefully exceed) expectations as part of this role. As part of this you will set, communicate and maintain timelines on every project; manage supplier relationships; follow procedures to ensure projects are delivered efficiently; travel on-site for inspections and live events; attend regular client meetings; be responsible for all project budgets from start to finish; and ensure excellent customer service and quality delivery at all times.
Main duties of the Project Manager role:
Understand & keep abreast of business objectives and long term plan for automotive client’s business & their broader marketing activity
Come up with creative ideas & plans for events/activities/stand equipment to hit target markets
Carry out site visits of potential events/venues/hotels & report back to the automotive client
Support new products to market
Where applicable integrate wider marketing activity into events program (i.e. campaigns, finance offers etc)
Where applicable integrate the automotive partner companies into events
Qualifications and attributes
Customer focused and commercial acumen
Excellent communicator – diplomacy is paramount
Brilliant interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
Multi-tasker, able to work in a pressurised environment
Excellent project management skills.
Taking ownership and responsibility
Attention to detail and thorough administration skills essential
Strong selling and negotiation skills
Budget & financial management
Good standard of English – both written & oral
Strong IT skills that are continually improved
Full driving license
You must have had hands-on event management experience with a minimum of 3 years’ experience, ideally gained from working within an events agency. Automotive experience would be a bonus.
If you are a team player, detail-orientated, highly motivated, enthusiastic, dedicated, prepared to roll up their sleeves and willing to work long hours and some weekends as necessary, we would love to hear from you!
Please contact us right away for full role description!
This role will also suit:
Account Director, Account Manager, Account Development Manager, Senior Event Manager, Event Project Manager, Experiential Head of Events, Senior Experience Manager, Live Events Production Manager, Live Events Manager, Senior Account Manager, Client Services Manager, Senior Client Services Manager, Client Services Director, Senior Account Director, Group Account Director, General Manager Events, Events General Manager, Automotive Events Manager, Head of Events, Events Director.