Events Manager / Household Name Client (Media) / London

Recruiter
Arnold Ash
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Nov 2016
Closes
19 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Events Manager / Household Name Client (Media) / London This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing business Division within a market leading media business in their London HQ . This new entity of a Global market leader is servicing clients with its products and services which is already disrupting the market and growing in this space exponentially. You will be responsible for managing events and strategic commercial partnerships with an additional focus on building brand awareness and increasing the reach of the client specifically around this new product and service they have already taken a large market share of by acquiring an Industry leader. You will achieve this by working with the COO (reporting directly to him) in addition to Marketing Manager, The Operations Manager and the Communications Manager. This is a big business with big budgets so a fantastic opportunity to take your career to the next stage with unparalleled support and training. Main duties and responsibilities: Responsible for managing clients presence at industry conferences and events at a global and regional level in target markets, as well all as managing logistics for the clients own events including breakfast briefings, roundtables, webinars and networking events. Liaising with external event organisers, working with Marketing and Communications to ensure successful execution of all elements of sponsorship packages. Work with the clients hospitality, Audio Visual and Security teams to manage logistics and ensure successful delivery of all the clients hosted events. Provide weekly and monthly updates on events and partnerships status to the Chief Operating Officer. Manage and maintain relationships with commercial and strategic partners working closely with Marketing and Communications on maximising commercial partner relationships.Maintain and manage internal and external event calendar. Build and develop an in-depth understanding of the relevant markets, audiences, industry trends, competitor intelligence and customer needs. Essential skills: 3+ years of experience leading and managing events.Ability to manage conferences & events both locally & abroad, from start to finish, including all logistical aspects.Excellent people management skills both internally with teams & management, as well as with clients and suppliers.Strong creative skills.Demonstrated ability to manage and reconcile a budget.Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines, whilst managing multiple projects simultaneously. Beneficial skills: Language skills in Spanish and / or German are highly regardedExperience in Events for Senior Stakeholder within HR or Learning and DevelopmentEducated to degree level or equivalent.Experience of working with a premium brand. Full job spec and company details on application