Graduate Account Manager - Events

Ortolan Group Plc
City Of London, London
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Graduate Account Manager - Events

London EC2A, with international travel


£20k-£22k plus bonuses

The Company

A leading database development and event registration company, with established offices in both the UK and the Middle East. Our clients worldwide include the likes of World Future Energy Summit, World Travel Market, Arabian Travel Market, World Skills, F&E Aerospace, London Fashion Week.

The Role

Looking for a confident and enthusiastic Account Managers in our UK Office based in Shoreditch, London. The role is likely to suit a recent graduate, ideally with an events-based degree. The position will report directly to the General Manager EMEA and have responsibility for both delivery and budgetary targets. The roles include full account management of EAS exhibition and registration solutions, delivery of client projects within budget and agreed timelines, full on-site management of projects - including technical set up and working with our global development team.

The Person

The successful candidate will have the following attributes

  • A marketing based degree, ideally events based.
  • Some experience of supporting events would be useful.
  • Confident, sociable and be a strong communicator
  • Flexible working hours - willingness to work 'event' hours a must
  • Computer literate with attention to details and maintaining accuracy
  • Have good IT skills
  • Organized and confident to work independently and efficiently under pressure
  • Numeric ability, good excel skills
  • Be able to gain people's confidence and put them at ease
  • Be of smart appearance
  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Have a mature personality
  • Have good organisational and administrative skills
  • Have the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines

If you are a recent graduate with a keen interest in the events business, and ideally some experience in this field, we would love to hear from you.

By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are acting as consultants for the hiring company. Ortolan People are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible.