Corporate Events Manager

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AED Salary Range:
Salary Description:
Up to £26000 per annum
ESP Recruitment
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Corporate Events Manager within a venue within the East Midlands area, who will have responsibility for the effective and efficient management of all on-site corporate events within agreed budget and profit margins. As well as running events operationally, you will be expected to help grow the events through introducing new ideas and concepts and ensuring that they are represented at the right events with the right target audience.

Key Responsibilities:

* Act as the central liaison point for the client, manage the customer accounts and ensure that the customer and the company remain within the brief and on budget whilst continually developing relationships.
* Operational responsibility for organising and documenting correctly all aspects of specific large & small scale corporate event projects from initial handover, contract negotiation and agreement, budget management, site planning, security and stewarding, traffic management, Catering, entertainment and AV, cleaning, temporary facilities, emergency and contingency planning to post event evaluation and final account reconciliation.
* Responsible for the de rig of the event and ensure that the site and venue are returned back to the venue in the same state it was handed over and complies with company standards.
* Assist in identifying and creating new commercial opportunities to broaden and build the business and maximise opportunities. Creatively look at ways of enhancing the events from both the customers and business perspective to improve revenues, customer experiences and reduce costs.
* Work as part of the team to develop others and to support workloads to ensure the commercial and operational success of the events.

Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:

Minimum of 2 years' experience working in the events industry

Experience within large scale corporate and venue based

First class 'host' skills and able to deliver complex events within tight deadlines

Commercially and operationally minded with a hands on approach

Ability to take ownership and problem solve, is proactive and self-motivated

Works well as a team player and uses own initiative

Passionate about customer care

Proven leadership ability in managing and developing teams

Excellent eye for detail, with strong organisational, time management & interpersonal skills

Flexible approach in working hours - including weekends.

Advanced computer literacy in Microsoft products

Full clean UK driving licence

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

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