Event Manager - Global Congresses & Forums

Jackson Barnes
London, South East England
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Event Manager - Global Congresses & Forums

London & International Travel

Up to £30,000 Package + Bonus + Benefits

This established award winning organisation provides independent intelligence, professional development and networking opportunities to a niche sector of the business world.

The opportunity

Working as part of a well established team you will have full responsibility for your own portfolio of international Congresses and Forums. Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • Project managing the event
  • Budget management
  • Liaising, negotiating and managing relationships with suppliers for print & design, audio visual and travel Logistics
  • Identifying & securing great venues and managing the process
  • Onsite management at the events
  • Managing delegate & sponsorship requirements
  • Working with internal & external teams to ensure the event meets deadlines & targets

The person

To be considered for this event management role your experience should include:

  • Around 2 years’ experience in a commercial conference or B2B events environment
  • High level organisational and multi tasking skills
  • Excellent time management & communication skills
  • Ability to work successfully in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to prioritise tasks effectively to meet deadlines & targets
  • Multi-function experience, a basic understanding of sales processes, marketing, content production; accounting and reporting
  • Excellent negotiation skills, commercial awareness and interpersonal skills

The team are really supportive, ambitious and self motivated, the organisation has a 'team’ culture and actively encourage personal career development.

For more detailed information on this opportunity please contact Helen at Jackson Barnes Recruitment.

Please take a look at our website for details on some of the other jobs we are recruiting for www.jbrecruitment.co.uk

Jackson Barnes Recruitment deliver international recruitment solutions within the events, media and publishing sectors. Working with commercial and not for profit organisations and institutions. Jackson Barnes place from Graduate up to MD level in the following positions:
• Researchers
• Conference producers
• Event Marketing professionals
• Sales professionals - delegate, sponsorship and Business Development
• Event Managers
• Editors
We recruit for organisations in UK and overseas with success in London, Dubai, New York, Singapore and Australia.