Events Manager - Property

The Jobline Ltd
Leeds, UK
18 Oct 2019
08 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A 6 months+ contract opportunity for an Events Manager has arisen with the local authorities in Leeds.

The role is for a minimum 6 months as the main event the role is required to project manage is 9-13 March 2020, which they will be required to attend.

The deadline for applications is Friday 1 November. Interview will be held on Wednesday 6 November and Friday 8 November with the aim to start as soon as possible thereafter.

Job Purpose:
  • To take a lead role in delivering the Leeds City Region (LCR) presence at the property and investment conference MIPIM. Activity will include developing the events programme, securing private sector sponsorship and managing the LCR delegation in order to promote the region to national and international audiences.
  • To plan and deliver multiple initiatives undertaken by the Trade and Investment team including SMART Cities.
  • Matrix working will be a key element of this role with close working required across the Trade and Investment and Marketing and Communications teams.

Skills and Experience:
  • Working knowledge of the property development market at a regional and national level.
  • Delivering projects and initiatives, sometimes within limited timeframes.
  • Forms networks across a wide range of private and public sector stakeholders.
  • Ability to implement and evaluate methods of targeting sponsors, partners and leads.
  • Experience of making compelling business cases/ reports to a range of audiences.
  • Able to communicate to stakeholders, including briefing senior representatives and influencing to support the needs of a project using appropriate communication channels.
  • Proven experience of confidently and professionally conveying information both written and oral in a clear, concise and persuasive style.
  • Comprehensive experience of leading, negotiating and influencing stakeholders.
  • Experienced in forming and developing effective senior level working relationships with Members, Government and partner organisations to achieve the best outcomes for the organisation.

Hours of work are 9am till 5pm, Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week.

To apply please send your CV or email for more information.

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