Logistics Manager - (events agency)

Regan & Dean
£26000 - 30000 per annum
21 Aug 2017
20 Sep 2017
Regan & Dean Recruitment Ltd
Full Time
Contract Type
Fabulous career opportunity working on varied global automotive events for prestigious client - your chance to join the award-winning team at this very creative events agency!

Leading global creative communications and events agency, who are world renowned for their excellent live event work for top blue chip clients - here you'll work with the very best, and be part of the team who work on global award-winning automotive events.

Working for a very prestigious car brand, you'll be part of the logistics team on a diverse range of projects, including high profile press events, car launches and international drive programmes. As well as managing all aspects of logistics, the role will have a client facing element, as maintaining and building client relationships is fundamental to this account. You'll have the opportunity to work with, and learn from, very experienced Senior Logistics Managers within the team, so this is a fabulous opportunity to really develop your career to the next level.

Key overall responsibilities:
  • Support all aspects of event logistics for varied international events
  • Supplier and 3rd party management, keeping within established budgets and timeframe
  • Venue, catering, transfers, accommodation, crew travel and logistics, delegate management for varied events
  • Follow through with on-site 'hands on' event delivery - including overseas
  • Preparation of event documentation such as event proposals and event schedules
  • Consolidating project costs and budgetary control
  • Work closely with relevant design and production team heads and third party suppliers in developing timelines and delivering project detail
  • Liaise directly/collaborate with clients and be responsive to their needs

You'll have proven event co-ordination/management experience, with specific strengths in event logistics - and be used to dealing with venues, travel, accommodation, catering, delegate management. Project management skills will be key as many projects will have complex people flow and production requirements. Great communication skills, highly organised, excellent attention to detail, IT savvy, client facing, someone who loves delivering event logistics and working as part of a team… happy to work pre-event and on-site internationally. You'll be hard working, and passionate about delivering great projects.

Key requirements include:-
  • Educated to degree level or with equivalent experience
  • Previous experience as Logistics or Events Manager/Co-ordinator within an agency environment
  • Experience of Launches, Drive events, Incentive travel and Sponsorship events would be beneficial
  • Proven experience (ideally international) co-ordinating event logistics requirements for complex events, laising with hotels, venues, caterers, transportation, entertainers etc.
  • Experience of delegate management systems
  • Exposure to 3rd party supplier management: promotional staff, DMC's , venue contracts etc
  • Good budgetary and commercial skills (demonstrable MS Excel experience)
  • Working with specialist teams, including creative and production management
  • Producing scheduling and itinerary documentation
  • Extremely organised with the ability to prioritise work and deliver under pressure, pro-active with good interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Flexible and adaptable to new challenges and requirements and committed to learn and grow
  • Meticulous attention to detail and a creative mind
  • Not averse to global travel, and willingness to sometimes work unsociable hours (inc. weekends) from time to time
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Fluency in additional European Languages would be a significant benefit

This is a really exciting role offering a fantastic opportunity to take your events experience to the next level - and be able to be truly proud of the agency you work for and the work you and they produce.

If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click the "Apply" button now!

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