Campaign Event Manager (B2B, International Travel)

GDS Group
Bristol, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Campaign Event Manager

Bristol HQ + International Travel


GDS Group is a global project intelligence company dedicated to helping clients meet the challenges posed by a fast-moving, digital disruptive business environment. Whether it's brokering real solutions to existing or upcoming business projects, providing greater insight into emerging trends and their outcomes, or delivering the tools needed to enable meaningful organisational change, our events, services and experience provide the intelligence needed to make our customer's business projects a success.

The clients we work with on each product include C-level executives of a FTSE 250/ Fortune 500 size, and our solution-provider client base includes most, if not all the well-known giants such as Microsoft, Dell, Oracle, Google, HP, SAP and IBM to name a few.

We're headquartered in Bristol, UK with international offices in NY and Miami and Kosovo. With over 300 staff globally, new product launches, the opening of our fourth office and exciting growth plans for 2019, we are perfectly positioned to offer career path progression to those who show a commitment to obtaining and evolving the right skill sets.

Role Purpose and Background

Due to continued growth with Meet the Boss we're looking for an additional Campaign Event Manager to join our Meet the Boss Client Services division. This team is responsible for the logistical delivery of the product's global MTB campaign portfolio and subsequent client experiences - building and nurturing relationships both internally and externally, that contribute to the growth of the business.

As Meet the Boss delivers live events across the globe, the Campaign Event Manager role will incorporate international travel to Europe and US.

As a primary point of contact, your responsibilities as Campaign Event Manager will include but not be limited to;
  • The logistical delivery of multiple active Meet the Boss campaigns (both Live events and virtual Roundtable discussions) from setup to completion, for a range of B2B multinational companies.
  • Delivering a superior client experience by working with a variety of stakeholders - both internally and externally, ensuring aligned communications that deliver on insight and value.
  • Sourcing, negotiating and securing pricing for both national and international venue spaces for Meet the Boss Live events.
  • Establishing and nurturing relationships with key points of contact in a bid to support the commercial growth of accounts, as an operational lead.
  • Working collaboratively with sales and delegate acquisition teams, building partnerships with all internal functions aligned to successful campaign delivery.

What type of talented Campaign Event Manager are we looking for?

We are looking for a highly-organised, problem-solving professional with excellent client-facing experience and a stellar communication skill set. You will be a driven, intelligent, proactive in your approach to managing multiple campaigns and client requirements - and motivated to work in a reactive delivery environment.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • Experience in event management, ideally B2B events including venue sourcing and negotiation
  • Exceptional communication skills - both written and verbal - with an ability to self-critique materials and proof read
  • Inquisitive and creative: A natural ability to explore and deconstruct requirements to understand client needs and build new foundations for success
  • Self-motivated: Working in a reactive environment with multiple campaign and client requirements, time management and prioritisation is vital
  • Outstanding organisational ability, with the capacity to manage multiple campaigns under pressure and within tight time frames
  • Strong relationship management skills, with the ability to build relationships with key clients and networks, both internally and externally

GDS Group offers;

*Ongoing training. Throughout your career at GDS Group you'll receive continued career development support from our management team.

*Exceptional career progression. We're ever-evolving, if you work hard and do well - with our help and support - there are no artificial limits to your speed of progress.

*Global opportunities. We are a global company with offices in Miami, NY, Kosovo and Bristol, UK - that means great scope for our staff as well as opportunities to travel.

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