Event Manager - (in-house - global brokerage firm)

Regan & Dean
25 Jun 2019
25 Jul 2019
Regan & Dean Recruitment Ltd
Full Time
Contract Type
Brilliant in-house Event Manager role working on bespoke client events for busy, buzzy, prestigious brokerage firm!

Prestigious brokerage firm - global offices and exceptional client list - busy, lively and buzzy environment. Top end client entertaining and bespoke client events are an essential part of their business networking and development, the mainstay of building and retaining client relationships. Their Events & Hospitality team work closely with varied internal stakeholders to devise and deliver an exceptional events programme - including an annual and high profile charity event.

You'll be joining an established Events & Hospitality team and reporting directly into Head of Client Services. As one of 3 Event Managers you'll work closely with internal stakeholders in devising and delivering an imaginative programme of activities, a broad and varied range of client entertainment solutions across the Group on behalf of the directors and brokers. Main responsibilities include the planning and delivery of bespoke events, sponsorship activation, hospitality fulfilment and charity activity - including involvement in their prestigious annual Charity Day. Additional responsibilities also include assistance with the day-to-day operational and administrative tasks for the Client Service team; such as concierge services and merchandise requests, financial and compliance support, monthly account reconciliation.
  • Manage all aspects of event delivery, from initial brief through to post event evaluation, including event attendance
  • Lead working-groups and operational teams
  • Build and maintain strong professional working relationships with key internal stakeholders / and brokers
  • Develop and maintain effective and enduring venue and supplier relationships
  • Apply creativity and industry knowledge to development of bespoke client experiences
  • Contract management in collaboration with Legal, and maintainance of best practice processes and documents
  • Budget management with good contract negotiation skills

You'll have at least five years experience of event delivery, and this must include bespoke client experiences and experience of corporate hospitality. You'll be confident, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, experienced dealing with varied and demanding clients, timescales, and delivery standards. This role needs that perfect mix of flair and function -
  • A minimum 3-5 years' experience in a similar role, and a track record of delivering excellent results
  • Good knowledge of industry - venues and suppliers, keen interest in developing and researching new and exciting event experiences
  • Able to demonstrate creative license within brand guidelines - idea generation, event design and theming
  • Good on process, budgets, attention to detail - essential!
  • Excellent communication skills, collaborative, highly motivated, innovative, organised, versatile, ambitious
  • Confidence working in a busy and lively environment - (specifically a trading floor)
  • Team player with the ability to work autonomously when required; highly motivated, and enthusiastic
  • Effective time management, ability to multi-task, works at pace in order to meet deadlines, with a meticulous eye for detail
  • Demonstrates professionalism and integrity at all times
  • Ability to think strategically and with initiative
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel (InDesign skills preferable, but not essential)

This is a fabulous in-house opportunity and needs an equally fabulous Event Manager looking to bring their event experience, energy, creativity and brilliant delivery skills to a fast-paced and dynamic company! Click APPLY now as interviewing asap!

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