Senior Event Manager - (agency)

Regan & Dean
05 Sep 2019
05 Oct 2019
Regan & Dean Recruitment Ltd
Full Time
Contract Type
Fab agency role leading on a brilliant mix of events - from consumer activations, to galas, conferences and a twinkly seasonal retail show!

Who's it for:
This is a lovely agency, based in central London - they have a roster of high-profile clients across varied sectors (with a growing focus and success within PR and Retail clients). As well as devising and delivering a range of B2B events and consumer activations, they also manage an annual retail exhibition/press event, in London and NY. It's a small (but established) agency, who are growing through success, and are looking for a Senior Event Manager to take a leading role on this exciting ride!

What's the role:
Reporting directly into the MD, you'll be the Senior Event Manager in the team - your main focus will be to meticulously manage events end to end across all aspects, whilst offering excellent client, supplier and stakeholder management. You'll also play a key role mentoring the other Event Managers. You'll get the opportunity to work across varied client events and activations, both B2B and (increasingly) B2C, as well as taking the lead on the delivery of a fun annual retail exhibition in London and NY. The successful candidate will be a team player, experienced in team management, looking to grow into Events Director in the new future.

Core responsibilities include:
* Day to day management/mentoring of a small and growing team of Event Managers and Event Operations
- Event/Project management, event operations, logistics and supplier management and event production - across varied events and activations
- Venue & supplier research, negotiations, quotations and contracts
- Preparation and sign off of detailed planning documents, licenses, project plan, floor plans, production schedules, health & safety, risk assessments, supplier & staff briefings
- Full management of event budgets, reconciliations, debriefs etc
- Full responsibility for onsite event, client and operations management
- Support with developing and updating event processes and procedures for the business
- Lead on major 'seasonal' Exhibition event (contractors, suppliers, venue, sponsors), including creating an exceptional event experience with theming, dressing, catering, entertainment and immersive areas, and managing the workshop, speaker and content schedule

You're an experienced Senor Event Manager, looking for a great opportunity! You'll have agency experience across a variety of events, ideally including both b2c and b2b - equally happy delivering a pop-up consumer activation, or a gala evening with high production values and creativity. Ideally you'll also have had exposure to large exhibition/festival style events with multiple exhibitors/sponsors etc. Key requirements include:
* Minimum 7 years events experience, preference for experience with exhibition, consumer facing events , outdoor event experience a bonus
​- A mix of Agency and Exhibition experience would be ideal - but either/or is very workable if the person is right
* A love of process, procedure, spreadsheets, research and completing tasks
* Sound awareness of the industry including health & safety (IOSH Certified), venue knowledge,supplier knowledge and black book of contacts
* Confidence dealing directly with senior clients
* Ability to write mature client correspondence and delegate communication
* Team Management Experience

If you're a bit of a superstar looking for a great next opportunity - then this could be it! Competitve £45k+ salary based upon experience - this is a GREAT opportunity - click 'Apply' now if it ticks your boxes!

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