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Event Manager

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London (Flex)

Up to £40,000 per year


The in-house Event Manager role includes facilitating the smooth operations of our client services across the brand portfolio: The Big Christmas Press Show exhibition, 18 virtual Power Pitching events and PressFix, a digital image library.

Our successful candidate will be a diligent, self-starter experienced in managing exceptional hybrid events, with exceptional attention to detail and project management skills.

Ideally, you will be able to demonstrate 2+ years agency or in-house experience within the events sector, owning event delivery from conception to completion.

You will have the opportunity to make a huge impact as part of a small team in an entrepreneurial, progressive high growth business.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the logistics across all virtual Power Pitching events

  • Booking of key suppliers & managing suppliers at The Big Christmas Press Show

  • Managing all Group presence and branding at The Big Christmas Press Show including signage, marketing materials

  • Liaising with The Big Christmas Press Show venue (Business Design Centre)

  • Securing, negotiating & liaising with event partners

  • Managing the event operations team (Ops Squad) relationship at The Big Christmas Press Show

  • Managing ad hoc bespoke events

  • Budget management & reporting Event Project Management - once our clients have signed up for an event

  • Nurturing customer relationships after signing up by the Sales team and smoothly project manage their involvement with the event

  • Following & updating the Power Pitching processes collating all information from customers once signed up

  • Following & updating The Big Christmas Press Show processes collating all information from customers once signed up

  • Onboarding clients onto PressFix & nurturing their presence, sending a monthly customer update Sales & PR Support The events role is the bridge between the sales team and the PR team and will include involvement and insight into both areas of the business.

  • Supporting the sales team with updating the CRM

  • Liaising with the PR team to share relevant information

  • Updating the relevant columns on the master company documents

  • Sending client contracts

  • Setting up customer mail merges

  • Updating the CIJ Group & PressFix websites with event information

  • Listing events on Google My Business plus other key directories

  • Supporting with other ad-hoc administrative tasks within the company Desired Skills & Expertise Industry experience in events & exhibition management Degree level education Competent at Excel and spreadsheet management Excellent attention to detail and grammatical skills Punctuality, timekeeping a priority Competent communicating face to face Confidence - at ease on phone speaking to customers Excellent organisation and time management skills.

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