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.
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.
The position would suit:
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