Senior Events and Communications Manager

West London
£48000 Per Annum DOE (1 year minimum Maternity Cover)
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Guru Careers
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Events and Communications Manager

A Senior Events and Communications Manager is needed to join a leading trade association for the motor industry on a fixed term contract (one year minimum) to cover maternity. Expect an exciting role organising events that include annual dinners, international summits, track test days and much more.

Since 1902, our client has established themselves as the leading trade body which supports and promotes the interests of the UK automotive industry at home and abroad. Through the highs and the lows of the automotive industry, they have continued to prosper and are still considered to be a powerful and valuable asset to its membership base of over 600 organisations.

Joining as the Senior Events and Communications Manager you will be responsible for managing and delivering a number of events planned for each calendar year. Whether you are planning locations; managing agencies; identifying speakers; framing the editorial structure (events and panel debates); securing sponsors; managing the financial budget or securing event attendees, you will be vital in delivering superb events that help them become a leader in the global automotive market.

To qualify... You should be an Events and Communications Manager / Senior Events Manager / Events Manager / Communications Manager / Events Marketing Manager or similar with a CV that demonstrates:

  • Experience in a similar Events / Communication role;
  • Experience of managing people, projects and external agencies;
  • Experience of managing major event budgets;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • An understanding of media requirements and the national news agenda - (this is not a Press Office role);
  • Strong interpersonal abilities and the ability to forge and maintain relationships across the industry;
  • The ability to adapt quickly and effectively to changing deadlines without compromising quality;
  • Education to degree level or beyond (or equivalent).

Please include a cover letter with your application.

Few roles can combine working within such a rewarding sector plus a diverse, varied and challenging position. Expect a welcoming environment where the Senior Events & Communication Manager will get the chance to work and interact with major names in the automotive industry. Get in touch.

IMPORTANT: You will only be considered for this vacancy if you complete the short application form on the Guru Careers website...