Events Director

£60000 - 65000 per annum
11 Aug 2017
10 Sep 2017
Diane Carters
Full Time
Contract Type
Job Role
Event Director
This global Event Management Agency is recruiting for an experienced Events Director to work within its corporate events team, leading on account direction for key clients spanning automotive, technology, fashion and finance. You will be responsible for leading teams as they manage, plan and execute a range of premium events to a very high standard for leading brands. The work will be across EMEA, is usually fast paced and requires a strong knowledge of production as well as excellent client management skills. The successful candidate will have extensive international event experience in creative, experiential or events agencies.

Main responsibilities and skills required:
  • Client service lead for existing and prospective clients, receive and initiate complex briefs, identify greater partnership opportunities.
  • Managing preparation of strategic and creative pitches, formulate first draft budgets and present to clients.
  • Managing a team of up to 20 full-time staff and freelancers from targeted influencer marketing experiences to large-scale multi-channel brand events.
  • Trouble shooting as and when necessary at a strategic and operational level as well as leading, supporting and mentoring other members of the account teams.
  • Strong account direction experience with leading brands
  • Strong commercial acumen, proven experience in driving organised growth with teams, suppliers and existing clients.
  • Deep understanding of interpreting business objectives into event-based solutions.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a 'can-do' attitude, using discretion and sensitivity at all times.
  • Outstanding organisational skills and creative problem solving with attention to detail.
  • Well-connected and regarded within the industry.

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