Events Manager, For Global Exhibitions Brighton 35k

Recruiter
About Solutions Recruitment
Location
Brighton
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Exciting opening for an experienced and confident Exhibition and Events Manager. This successful and expanding Engineering firm are looking for a competent, well organised and first class communicator to support events across Europe, USA and Middle East. With at least 2yrs experience in a similar role the Exhibition and Events Manager must be a self starter and work autonomously. While in the engineering sector it isn't essential but beneficial to have an understanding of this the sector. The successful applicant will demonstrate great communication and organisational skills. Be prepared to travel (fully expensed) and promote the business and it's values. Job responsibilities include: * Report to Head of department when required * Manage events and exhibitions across the calendar year * Manage all venues & associated logistical arrangements * Main point of contact for all events * Host and present at Exhibitions and events when required * Deal with senior staff and attendees * Manage & co-ordinate all 3rd party suppliers/internal service providers * Develop necessary agendas, content and any presentation material for events * Plan and monitor budget * Oversee the completion of the invitation & attendee management process by Project Executives, including attendee communication, database management & reporting * Post event reporting * Attendance & contribution at events and exhibitions - up to 30% travel could be required anything from 1 day to 10 days at a time With strong project management skills the Events Manager must be able to work within an international environment. As such, any travel / work abroad coupled with language skills would be very useful. Someone who can demonstrate the ability to work with different cultures is important. Must haves: * Minimum 2yrs commercial experience * Valid UK / EU passport * Driving licence * Willingness to be abroad for up to 10 days at a time In return, this company are offering a good benefits package and career opportunities. Further education and qualifications are actively encouraged and supported (both with time and financially)