Event Manager

Location
Peterborough
Salary
£22000 - 30000 per annum
Posted
14 Dec 2018
Closes
13 Jan 2019
Ref
LS011199
Contact
Liz Sinclair
Function
Event Operations
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Role
Event Manager
A corporate event management company seeks an Event Manager to play a hands-on role managing and assisting at events ranging from team building to corporate entertainment, staff motivation, incentives, product launches and fund raising. You will also be marketing and selling services to new and existing clients and performing a range of administrative tasks. The successful applicant will have an outgoing personality, with an enthusiasm for events, be confident in managing and dealing with people at all levels and have an aptitude for sales and marketing.

Main duties and responsibilities:
* Assistance in the management of the company's events including management of temporary staff
* Be involved in all aspects of the setting up/taking down of events
* MC and compere events as applicable
* Hospitality and client welfare as applicable
* Assist with the preparation and staffing of the company stand at exhibitions and open days
* Promotion of the company's corporate image to clients, their guests and prospective
* clients at all times
* Be aware of and ensure adherence to all Health & Safety regulations by staff, clients, guests, sponsors, suppliers and members of the public at events
* Drive company and/or hired vehicles with and without trailers to/from events subject to licence restrictions
* Marketing of the company's services to existing and new clients via telephone, website, social media and face to face
* Manage and promote reciprocal relationships with venues and agents to generate referrals
* Review and assist with ongoing promotion through social media platforms to keep clients informed and generate new business
* Update and optimise the company's websites
* Attend Chamber of Commerce and B2B networking events to generate new business
* Booking and contracting of event services e.g. equipment hire, first aid cover, water safety,
hotels etc.
* Preparation of event proposals and budgets

Candidates must have a full, clean drivers licence,as extensive travel to events will be expected as part of this role.

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