Event Manager

South West London
£28000 - 31000 per annum
30 Sep 2016
30 Oct 2016
Danielle Lavin
Full Time
Contract Type
Job Role
Event Manager
A well known publisher, conference and exhibition organiser seeks an Event Manager to deliver a wide range of large-scale events. You will project manage streamed events with up to 450 delegates on your own, working closely with internal stakeholders and external sponsors, as well as working as part of a team on larger events with up to 1600 delegates, 60 exhibitors, a fringe programme and a 1-2-1 meeting element.

Experienced in stakeholder relationship management, you will be required to deliver creative solutions within budget and be able to prepare proposals to support the events growth plan in partnership with your manager. You will be responsible for the management and delivery of sponsorship contracts and have good negotiation skills.

You must have a background of delivering complex large-scale conferences, with experience of dealing with large speaker numbers. Excellent organisational and communication skills are required.

Responsibilities include:
  • Event logistics planning- preparing timelines and traffic project from start to completion, adhering to schedule and alerting team to deadline due dates
  • Budget management
  • Venue and supplier sourcing / management
  • Managing sponsor attendance at events and ensuring operational contractual agreements are delivered
  • Supporting the Senior Conference Producer with speaker management
  • Managing the delivery of exhibitions and exhibitor attendance
  • Overseeing customer service / delegate management for your allocated events
  • Management of third-party personnel, e.g. event assistants, technicians and contractors