Senior Events Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
AED Salary Range:
Any
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Sector:
C & I Agencies
Region:
UK
Location:
Surrey
Posted:
24/07/2018
Recruiter:
ESP Recruitment
Job Ref:
DC/10970

This well established agency working within the Conference and Incentives sector is recruiting for a senior member of staff to join their team. With an enviable client portfolio of global brands, the agency offer a variety of services including creative and production, events, travel and digital.

Reporting to the MD, this newly created role will take responsibility for the management of a series of conferences and incentives, overseeing all logistics and client management.

Outline responsibilities:

* Attending meetings and new pitches with existing and potential clients
* Following an agreed pricing method, develop any quotes, method statements, proposals for clients as needed.
* Preparing detailed operation project plans prior to an event.
* Maintaining effective communication systems both off-site and on-site with clients and their representatives.
* Preparing detailed plans and timelines for the planning phases of each event.
* Developing detailed operational plans for each specific event including effective guidance for on-site Event Managers and Freelance staff.
* Coordinating regular updates during the planning phases on progress against the agreed project plans.
* Ensuring that events are kept within budget and effective financial control is maintained
* Ensuring that all projects are up to date financially

Essential

* Experience managing large multi-supplier, international events in an agency environment
* Experience handling senior customer stakeholders
* Experience of sourcing and working with third party suppliers and sub contractors
* Fully conversant with excellent Excel skills, Word, PowerPoint and knowledge of using Event Management systems
* Excellent standard of literacy and numeracy

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in a similar role (ideally C&I agency) with an exceptional knowledge of worldwide destinations and will have significant experience of working on incentives.

A full clean Drivers licence and ability to travel multiple times throughout the year is also essential.

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

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