Marketing & Events Manager - Fixed Term Contract

£30000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus
31 May 2017
28 Jun 2017
Nicky Price
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a leading commercial business based in Oswestry is looking to recruit a Events & Marketing Manager to cover a 15 month fixed term contract. You will be responsible for leading the events team, working closely with the Head of Marketing and in line with the marketing and events strategy. You will oversee the entire schedule of events and exhibitions whilst managing a team.

Key Responsibilities:
Key stakeholder in rolling out the plan of events, working with the events team to identify new event topics, key speakers and appropriate locations and venues
Provide close support to the team on key business events, ensuring they remain focused on the achievement of objectives during busy periods and projects remain on schedule
Overall event management through the life of a project, including preparation and management of budgets, timelines and final event reconciliations
Market your own events and support the team
Marketing includes digital, social media, offline print as well as detailed copy writing for PR purposes
Manage all event logistics throughout your entire event to ensure its smooth running, including liaison with venue, speakers, sponsors and a key point of contact for any issues should they arise
Venue sourcing, contract negotiation and management liaison with venue throughout the life of the event and where appropriate, the venue finder company
Where appropriate, identify key sponsors to help support the overall event budget
Negotiate with regular suppliers on an ongoing basis to keep costs to a minimum and profit to a maximum
Manage a team, focusing on individual ongoing development and training requirements

Skills Required:
Must have recent experience working in a similar Events or Marketing role
Knowledge of offline marketing (brochures, leaflets) and online marketing (social media)
Previous team management experience is essential
Marketing qualification (CIM or equivalent) would be an advantage
Proven background in event management with a sound understanding of marketing principles
Experienced and exceptionally strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects without losing focus
Excellent organisational skills with a natural ability to prioritise own workloads and that of others
Strong communicator at all levels
Ability to convey ideas clearly and gain approval from key stakeholders
Adaptable and thrives on a changing environment
A positive can-do approach to work
A natural problem solver and decision maker
Excellent concentration, accuracy and attention to detail
Able to provide leadership, motivation and directional support to the team
Must be available to start work mid July time
Salary up to £32k+ Bonus
Hours 9-5.30pm
25 days holidays + bh
Car park

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