Operations & Logistics Manager

Job Type:
AED Salary Range:
Salary Description:
£33000 - £36000 per annum
Event Management Agencies
ESP Recruitment
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A leading healthcare marketing agency based in London are looking for a Logistics & Operations Event Manager to join their lively event team that manages over 30 face-to-face and virtual events a year and new educational platforms for the largest primary healthcare media brands in the UK. This is a fantastic opportunity to work at an exciting, multi-platform media business with market-leading magazines, events, research and online portals.

Responsibilities include:

* Manage and motivate the operations team
* Support the design and delivery the events programme - face to face and virtual
* Manage the planning of the event calendar
* Sourcing and negotiation with venues
* Manage supplier research and negotiations
* Liaison with supplier including staffing, catering, audio visual, stand build etc.
* Manage use of operations and logistics budgets
* Preparing all onsite materials including signage, programmes, event bags
* Operation management onsite - main point of contact for suppliers, exhibitors and assisting staff - and troubleshooting as required
* Co-ordinating colleagues assisting with the event on the day(s)
* Liaison with sponsors/exhibitors' pre-event and post event - inc marketing materials, reports and data
* Manage exhibitor manuals and floorplans
* Assisting with sales, marketing and production teams as required

Skills and experience:

* At least 3-years experience working on B2B conferences and exhibitions
* Excellent organisation skills, meticulous attention to detail
* Good interpersonal skills - confidence to present observations/advice to colleagues and clients
* "Can do" attitude to take ownership of plans
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* High aptitude for spelling and grammar with accuracy in data entry and proof-reading
* Ability to work under pressure and handle a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously
* Ability to work within a budget and negotiate where needed
* High level of computer literacy, in particular with Microsoft Office, Salesforce and CMS systems.
* Flexibility to travel to events within the UK with some overnight stays required

Contact Details:
ESP Recruitment
Tel: 020 7299 2960
Contact: Verdi Hall

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