Head of Events

Job Type:
AED Salary Range:
Salary Description:
Up to £40000 per annum
Commercial Conferences
ESP Recruitment
Job Ref:

A well respected conference organiser in the fiancial sector is looking for a Head of Events to join their team. You will report into the Operations Director and have responsibility for day to day management of the events department, leading a team of five, and arranging up to 35 events worldwide.

Responsibilities will include:

* Day to day line management of team members
* Management and development of the team, improving skills, efficiency and delivery
* Setting team schedules and arranging resourcing for events
* Hosting team debriefs and catch ups
* Flagging training needs of team and arrange training where necessary
* Performance goal setting
* Evaluating event tech and making suggestions where necessary
* Managing sponsorship relationships and delivery
* Arranging the recruitment process for new starters and subsequent induction
* Speaker management - liaison and onsite management of speakers, including briefing speakers, chasing presentations and arranging travel
* Sponsor management - responsible for the successful execution of sponsorship packages sold at the event, including managing the exhibition, branding, delivering hospitality events and issuing invitations
* Supplier liaison, negotiation and management: printers, AV company, caterers, dinner venues, technology, promotional products, etc
* Onsite management of the event and the event team
* Preparing event accommodation details for marketing and sales team
* European venue finding

This is an exciting role for an experienced Event Manager who is looking to work on high profile events attracting senior level delegates.

Contact Details:
ESP Recruitment
Tel: 020 7299 2960
Contact: Danielle Lavin

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