Event Manager

Recruiter
ESP Recruitment
Location
Swindon
Posted
19 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A well established events production agency seeks an Event Manager to manage and deliver a portfolio of small scale events for various clients to the highest possible standard which exceed client expectation. As an Event Manager you will be expected to deliver over £250k GP annually across a number of events delivering small scale events up to £25k in value. Responsibilities You are expected to have a 'regular' dialogue with each of your contacts taking the opportunity to speak or meet with them (not just emailing) as often as possible or is reasonable. You are expected to attend client meetings and take an event brief showing a strong understand of the client needs, interpret these needs and an ability to make suggestions. Work with the studio to ensure the clients' creative vision is realised. Based on the client's brief obtain a quote from the studio to produce the work prior to quoting your client and ensure expectations are clear on both sides and you can deliver within budget. As an Event Manager, you may be expected to present your event proposal and ideas to your clients, usually this will be part of a presentation team. This may involve writing a presentation document. You are expected to use Procim and ensure you deliver each event within the agreed budget not exceeding the 'In-Cost' on each line item You are expected to continually build your network. You are expected to pro-actively follow-up and re-sign business with your existing clients at the earliest opportunity to minimise churn and maximise revenue. Generate and maximise revenue and margin by offering 'core' services where possible and offering 'add on' services. Each event should typically exceed 60% margin. The successful candidate will have strong Event delivery experience from an agency background and the ability to deliver events in excess of 25k in value, ability to present ideas to senior management and will have Procim training.

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