Events Manager

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AED Salary Range:
Salary Description:
£24000 - £26000 per annum
Commercial Conferences
City of London
ESP Recruitment
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A global events company focusing on commercial conferences is looking for an Event Manager to join their team. The Event Manager will be responsible for planning events logistics and managing on-the-day delivery of events on a portfolio of Global and Local events. This includes all pre-event planning; sourcing and managing suppliers; liaison with all conference speakers and sponsors; and on-site logistics, including management of the on-site team.

Key Responsibilities

* All pre-event logistics and planning for the event.
* Attending project management meetings, and reporting progress to project team, for your allocated events.
* Creatively generating ideas and themes to maximise events experience.
* Accurately tracking conference spending against budget (signing off with Head of Department).
* Booking staff travel and accommodation (European events).
* Keeping Salesforce updated with all event information.
* Managing the implementation of all sponsorship packages ensuring all deliverables are met. This includes exhibition arrangements, speaking packages, managing speaker guest invitations, and any add-ons.
* Preparation of conference documentation and pre-event speaker technical running order
* On-site management of speakers alongside the Conference Producer.
* Liaising with venue: selecting menus, confirming floorplans and preparing detailed running order document containing all the event requirements.
* Supplier sourcing, negotiation and liaison for conference equipment (incl. branded products, furniture hire, outside catering, entertainment etc).

* Management of all suppliers on-site and deliveries (venue, caterers, furniture, AV etc.)

The job is very diverse and requires outstanding organisation skills, a calm mentality under pressure and an enthusiastic, pro-active attitude to work. The Successful candidate will have 2-3 year's experience running events, particularly from a conference background,be educated to 2:1 degree level and the ability to manage a demanding workload of multiple projects simultaneously.

Contact Details:
ESP Recruitment
Tel: 020 7299 2960
Contact: Liz Sinclair

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