£35000 - £40000 per annum
27 days ago
The experience we need.
-Experience as an Event Director or Senior Event Manager, leading the successful delivery large conferences and exhibitions (2000+ delegates, 100+ sponsors/exhibitors, +£1m budget)
-Able to manage large complex income generating budgets, specifically for cost-neutral events
-Provides timely management account reporting
-Remains calm under pressure, can manage many tasks simultaneously and maintain excellent attention to detail while working to strict deadlines
-Has great leadership skills and team management experience
-Will lead discussions, external meetings and conference calls
-Has several years’ events experience (both private and public sector)
The role ( Event Director )
-Working with leading Government clients at a strategic level to develop and deliver event formats, campaign messages, KPIs and objectives
-Leading and managing project teams on the planning delivery of events and projects, particularly large conferences and exhibitions – from conception to completion
-Creating and managing budgets (up to £1.5m and cost neutral), providing updates to the client and reporting to the leadership team for P&L, forecasting etc.
-Regularly presenting to, and providing reports for, large groups of senior external stakeholders
-Contract negotiation with, and management of, 3rd party suppliers
-Client relationships – building, maintaining and developing strong relationships, and managing expectations with core client contacts and the wider client stakeholders
-Developing project timeline and ensure milestones are met by the team
-Creating management plans and technical run sheets for use on-site, including resource planning
-On-site event delivery (UK) and sometimes working weekends and evening as required.
-Post event evaluation – analysing data and collating reports
-Line management responsibility for Event Manager(s) / Executive(s) and wider team – including holiday sign off, mentoring, monthly catch ups, reviews and escalations
-Contributing to new business tenders and pitches
With a central Bristol location this agency is one of the leading communications and highly respected agencies in the South West.
What you’ll get in return.
-25 days’ holiday, increasing to 29 after 2 years’ service (+ Bank holidays)
-Company pension scheme
-Medical cash plan – including employee assist programme, contributions to dental, optical, physio etc.
-Health and wellbeing programme
-Refer a friend scheme
-Regular staff social events
-Company Christmas closure
-Cycle to work scheme
-Corporate gym membership discounts
How to apply.
If this sounds of interest, then please click the apply button right away! For more info on this or similar roles please give Mark Trist a call.