Corporate Events Director

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Mar 2018
Closes
29 Apr 2018
Ref
CED18
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Role
Director

TITLE: Corporate Events Director, Quintessentially

JOB SUMMARY

Leader and manager of the Corporate Events team within Quintessentially.  Responsible for a team of circa 25 in London as they plan and execute premium events to a very high standard for leading global brands.  The work is across EMEA and extremely fast paced. 

Candidate needs comprehensive production experience as well as excellent team and client management skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Client service lead for existing and prospective clients
  • Lead, support, train and mentor the team
  • Ensure exceptional ideation and delivery across all levels
  • Assess and direct team in response to complex briefs
  • Identify business growth opportunities
  • Resource and manage a busy events calendar
  • Recruit, induct and retain high performance team members
  • Track against financial targets
  • Oversight of all team budgets
  • Track and develop business and account growth
  • Maintain staff morale and company culture
  • Ensure HQ best practise is translated to International offices

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 12+ years agency and / or client side experience
  • Delivery of exceptional events, campaigns and strategies
  • Outstanding client management
  • Experienced department head
  • Ability to shape & manage departmental budget
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Discretion and sensitivity
  • Well connected and regarded within the industry
  • Thrives from a fast paced, ever changing environment
  • Willingness to travel and work abroad

WHO DO WE WANT:

Dynamic | Positive | Smart | Kind | Leans In | Fast moving | Entrepreneurial | Quick thinking | Work Ethic |Organised | Curious | Efficient | Conscientious | Supportive | Personable |Ambitious| Problem Solver | Innovative | Connected | Professional

QUINTESSENTIALLY

Quintessentially is the world’s leading lifestyle group, providing high-touch services to the world’s largest brands and to private individuals.  We launched in 2000 as a concierge service and have evolved into a global lifestyle management service with over 65 offices and 1,500 employees worldwide.

Our award-winning events division is part of our insight-driven global marketing agency and produces experiences all over the world for clients including Facebook, Instagram, Cartier, Bentley, Dior, BMW and Hennessey

LOCATION

29 Portland Place, London, W1B 1QB

Hours 9am to 5.30pm plus ad hoc as required

REPORTING TO: Founder & Group Creative Director

CONTACT

Emily Eaton & Marisa Dipre

eventjobs@quintessentially.com

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