A leading business campaigning group are seeking an Events Manager to join their Corporate Affairs - Events and Marketing team. They are looking for an experienced, organised events professional with excellent communication skills and a keen commercial interest to plan and deliver an events programme, with responsibility for the operational delivery of a variety of events.
Do you have first-rate teamworking skills with an innovative instinct?Can you craft and deliver a varied programme of in-person, hybrid, and virtual events?
Reporting to the Senior Events Manager, your role will be to contribute to the delivery of the events strand of the corporate affairs strategy: ensuring the programme remains impactful, relevant to members and targets, with diverse line ups and audiences, delivered on budget and to schedule.Your key responsibilities will include:• Producing event and project plans ensuring each event has clear objectives and metrics and a critical path with achievable milestones and built-in flex.• Delivering clear event briefings, ensuring speakers and stakeholders understand the purpose of the event and their role within it.• Managing specific event budgets, as guided by the Senior Events Manager and Marketing & Events Director, and accurately report on progress Motivational and enthusiastic approach to events and teamwork• Working closely with Marketing and Comms colleagues to promote events and deliver campaigns to drive delegate numbers and income.• Ensuring a compelling and coherent brand identity is implemented in events (content, visuals etc), working closely with the marketing team.• Managing effective and sustained relationships with suppliers and events partners to enable consistent and optimal delivery of events.Requirements:• Strong written and verbal communication and negotiation skills and real attention to detail• Proven ability to project manage and deliver multiple complex events that meet objectives, to time and on budget• Strong interpersonal skills and experience of building and maintaining successful working relationships with a range of stakeholders, including with colleagues, members, business development targets, partners and suppliers• Motivational and enthusiastic approach to events and teamwork• Experience of briefing in and developing creative events materials to ensure a strong events look and feel present through onsite into to post event marketing• Experience of event management/booking platforms and use of a CRM database (ideally Microsoft Dynamics)• Project Management or Events qualification
If you are interested, please make your application below today.