International Event Executive (trade missions/overseas events)

Regan & Dean Recruitment Ltd
London, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Super Event Manager role (with lots of travel) organizing trade missions & international events for a high-profile Membership Association!


A leading Business Association who run an award winning programme of events, trade missions, networking opportunities and training courses for high profile business leaders and member companies focused around trade and export. This is a London based organized who produce multi-day trade missions and events across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.


This is a permanent position working in the International Business department of this leading membership association. As International Business Executive you'll be working in a team of 6 (all reporting in to the Head of International Business) and you'll be responsible for the concept to completion (planning and delivery) as well as marketing & promotion of a varied programme of trade missions, international events & training courses that are held in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe. The objective of your events will be to provide members & new members with opportunities to expand their export business.

Your role will include end to end event organising, planning & logistics, attendee/delegate liaison & online registration coordination, on-site delivery, sponsorship & speaker sourcing, budget coordination, marketing & promoting the trade missions/events, work closely with British Embassies, British Chambers and other commerce & industry partners, manage the content for the bi-weekly team e-newsletter and contribute to articles & information to go on the website.

IMPORTANT: This role will involve overseas travel approx 5 times per year for 3-5 days (you will most probably fly at the weekend and would therefore get TOIL).


A seasoned and experienced Events Manager with circa 4-5 years' experience of working on B2B events (ideally for an association or governing body).

You'll already have organized trade missions & international events (with overseas travel) and must have prior experience of sourcing & working with sponsors & speakers.

You'll also bring to the table good event marketing skills (including writing copy for event bulletins and website), be very au fait with online delegate registration management and have exceptionally strong administrative skills and excellent attention to detail

You'll need to be organised, super-efficient and a lateral thinker with a flexible approach and knowledge of international business & commerce would also be very advantageous.

You must be a really good team player who can also work with autonomy / with own initiative and you should be willing to travel overseas up to 5 times per year for several days.

This is a brilliant Business Event Manager opportunity where you will be part of a busy and award-winning team working for a highly regarded business association on top level trade missions and international events.

If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click "Apply" now.

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