Event Manager

£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Progress your career with a brand leader - Marketing Event Manager required for Stanley Black & Decker

Salary: £30 - £35k per annum - Full time, Permanent Contract

Benefits: Company car & bonus scheme up to 20% of salary

Location: Slough based, but will require travel across the UK & Republic of Ireland

Who are we?

Stanley Black & Decker are the world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems seek to appoint a Marketing Event Manager for the UK & ROI business. In this role the successful candidate will be responsible for driving integrated marketing and commercial event support for our MAC Tools Brand within the UK & ROI - with the potential to develop and lead event planning for our other major brands, including STANLEY & DEWALT.

What will you be doing as our Marketing Event Manager?

Based in the head office in Slough, you will be working as a Marketing Event Manager for the UK & ROI business. Your role will include the following:

- Working within brand marketing, reporting to the Head of Marketing

- Responsible for the integration of the Mac Tools Sponsorship of British Touring Cars.

- Organising events hospitality

- Liaising with the team daily, taking a 'hands on' approach

- Branding and links to commercial, promotional and other key marketing drivers

- Be the figurehead for 2 annual MAC Tools Fairs, including identifying locations for the trade show and driving all event planning and activity ensuring events deliver the maximum commercial return

- This job requires a high level of weekend working therefore the successful candidate must be prepared to work weekends.

What we're looking for in our Marketing Event Manager

- A Minimum of 2 years' experience in marketing in B2B or B2C events

- Experience within the Tools/DIY Industry preferred

- Strong communication and negotiation skills will be essential

- Proven commercial marketing acumen is essential

- Experience working in a fast paced corporate environment

- Willing to embrace a lot of travel within the UK & ROI

You will love this role if...

You like to take a hands on approach and are looking to establish and progress a long term career with a brand leader such as Stanley Black & Decker and utilise your events and marketing experience to really own and shape how events are run and their commercial impact.

Apply now!