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Event Manager

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Up to £45,000 per year


Our client is an AWARD-WINNING global leader in Total Brand Activation. Specialising in engaging people, creating experiences, and activating brands.

A truly innovative, insightful, and inspired, employer of choice who bring brands to life and creates experiences through Total Brand Activation – from strategy to execution.


As an Event Manager, you will lead a range of projects for our diverse portfolio of clients, this can include delivering exhibition stands and pavilions, conferencing, virtual and hybrid events as well as specialist projects and bespoke activations.

You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your account management skills. Owning key client relationships at both strategic and operational levels. You will identify opportunities to add value to client projects as well as seeking ways to develop new or extended existing projects to help our clients to achieve more.

The role involves a considerable amount of project management, and you will hold responsibility for producing and managing the critical time path for each project. You will chair project calls/meetings with a range of stakeholders, tracking actions and identifying project risks, managing the risk register, and developing mitigations to keep the project on track.

Supported by the Senior Events Manager and Director Business Operations, you will be responsible for working with our network of suppliers to develop the costs for each project, producing detailed Bill of Quantities (BOQ) for suppliers to complete and producing project budgets and client quotations.

The event management team work closely with the business development and creative teams in responding to Requests for Proposals (RFP’s), tendering, and pitching for new projects. You will have the opportunity to lead this process, working with internal and external stakeholders to understand the brief, develop a response, prepare costings, and complete response documents.

As a member of the event management team, you will represent the company at industry events and will identify networking opportunities to raise the company profile to potential clients, suppliers, and the wider industry.

Person Specification

Event Management

  • Team management

  • Experience of managing teams, including

  • one-to-one reviews

  • appraisal process.

  • Leadership experience

  • Demonstrable event/project management experience

  • Project management experience

  • Producing and managing Critical Time Path (CTP)

  • Tracking and managing project tasks

  • Identifying and managing project risks

  • Leading internal & external teams

  • Effective communicator

  • Written

  • Spoken

  • Presentation

  • Project management qualification

  • Budget management (Project budgets of £50,000+)

  • Business English – written and spoken

  • Second language (German/French/Mandarin)

Account management/client relationship management

  • Significant live events experience (exhibition stand/pavilions, conferencing, activations etc).

  • Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc

  • Batchelor Degree or Equivalent

  • Stakeholder relationship management

  • Supply chain management experience

  • Analytical/problem solving ability

  • Understanding of the Health & Safety process for live events and exhibition stand builds including the review of Risk Assessments and Method Statement

  • Health & Safety Qualification

  • Ability to travel internationally

  • Logistics management

  • Understanding of the design process, experience of working with creative teams to respond to client design briefs

  • New business generation – experience of

  • Responding to RFP’s

  • Pitching for new business

  • Responding to tender opportunities

  • Experienced in the management of subcontractors, freelancers, and external resources

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