Head of Events

Job Type:
AED Salary Range:
Salary Description:
£45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance
Event Management Agencies
ESP Recruitment
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An experiential marketing and events agency based in Northamptonshire is looking for a Head of Events. This is a unique opportunity to take over leadership of an exclusive automotive events programme, overseeing a team of Project Managers and managing the relationship with their main client.

Head of Events / Client Servicing


* To lead the delivery of a comprehensive events programme and be hands on for a small number of your own projects
* To maintain and develop client relationships and be responsive to their needs ensuring their expectations are met or exceeded
* Troubleshoot any issues or concerns ensuring excellent customer care
* Sustain and develop the account by challenging and clarifying briefs in order to fully understand the client's needs
* Development of detailed, fully-costed proposals utilising brand insight and customer knowledge in our response including presenting ideas to clients
* Maximise business opportunities and work with senior management team to devise action plans to combat gaps in the business
* Manage, mentor and motivate a team of project managers including helping them to develop their skills and achieve individual KPI's
* Ensure effective co-ordination of resources (internal and external) to increase efficiencies and profitability
* Maintain effective communication with Operations Team throughout the event planning process ensuring everyone has a full understanding of client requirements
* Ensure all event details are communicated in a clear and concise manner and post event results are recorded and reported in a meaningful way.
* Regular review event management processes, driving best practice, high standards and consistency across all departments

Person Specification

We are looking for an individual with excellent account/client management skills with a practical background and understanding of the needs of a highly logistical business. Automotive experience would be highly beneficial, specifically candidates who may have managed a dealership programme.
Line management experience is also crucial as this person will have several direct reports.

Contact Details:
ESP Recruitment
Tel: 020 7299 2960
Contact: Diane Carters

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