EVENT MANAGER - OUTDOOR EVENTS

Location
North West England
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Mar 2019
Closes
06 Apr 2019
Ref
16774/001
Contact
Live Recruitment
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
EVENT MANAGER - OUTDOOR EVENTS
£COMPETITIVE
NORTH WEST

LKSL6774

We are looking for an Event Manager to join a unique event company which focuses on the delivery of varied outdoor events - a fantastic opportunity not to be missed!

THE COMPANY

Established in 2002 this boutique event company has an incredibly established client base and a team made of up of passionate and enthusiastic event professionals. Working predominately throughout the UK they are experts in providing logistical and operational management of complex, mass participation events. They also offer services in dry hire of equipment, award ceremony management and the delivery of festival activations. Planning and implementing every detail of a client's event they offer really varied services so no two days are the same within their business!

They are now looking to bring an Event Manager on board to support in the event planning process across their varied calendar of projects.

THE ROLE

In this busy role you will be working closely with the Senior Operations Manager and taking the lead for an array of events and projects including sports, recreation, music, conference, awards and marketing projects.

Key responsibilities are varied and will include:

*Taking the lead on varied events
*Supporting marketing activities for events and company
*Liaising with clients and other stakeholders
*Managing timelines and preparing production schedules
*Ensuring the production of event related documentation including site plans, etc.
*Procuring and managing all services, suppliers and infrastructure for events
*Implementing health & safety plans and risk management and attending SAG meetings
*Arranging, briefing and managing freelance staff for events
*Coordinating the delivery of events on the day
*Managing event budgets and cost negotiations

THE CANDIDATE

Our client is very open to the level of background for this particular role but candidates must have experience working within mass participation or outdoor events. We will consider graduates with experience from a placement year or those who have already been working within the industry for a number of years. A passion for outdoor events is essential to be considered!

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting. Alternatively, if you know someone who would be perfect for this position why not take advantage of our £250 referral scheme.

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