Events Manager

£30000 - £35000 per annum
03 Jul 2018
30 Jul 2018
Warren Jones
Job Discipline
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Working within an international business working on some of the largest industry events in the UK throughout the ca lander year of which you will be accountable for the organisation and execution to add commercial value and profitability.

Client Details

My client is an international organisation with several propositions traditionally sold through a dealer network. They're seen as a power brand and are known in some sectors as innovative and creating with cutting edge design and engineering. They're now looking for a Events Manager to join the team in Reading to deliver high quality events year round.


As an Events Manager your main accountability's will include:

* Working as part of a small team you will be responsible for organising 30 national events and around 200 smaller events within the dealer network such as Goodwood Festival of Speed.

* High value racing

* Conferences at which UK business areas communicate key commercial messages to their Dealer Networks. This may include overseas venues and incentive travel.

* Media events including new model press launches and media visits to shows.

* Dealer funded events where assistance with planning, activation and equipment is required.

* UK business, departmental and charity events where event expertise is required.

* Pre event you will be accountable for writing event proposals to gain buy in from senior stakeholders.

* You will own the agency, venue and supplier relationships required to activate your events.

* Working with the wider Communication team you will ensure the event is supported by in PR, digital, Customer and Comms channels with the aim of increasing sales as a result of the event.

* You will undertake planning and implementation including securing and booking venues, organising parking, first aid, health and safety, security, hospitality, speakers, legal requirements, catering, delegate packs, delegate lists, staffing, rotas and briefings.


The successful candidate for this Events Manager role will have the following experience:

* Experience of planning and executing large scale events.
* Management of budgets exceeding £1m.
* Have directly driven activity through external agencies and stakeholders.

Some of the personal qualities desired include:

* Openness to flexible working: occasional weekend, evening, UK and International travel.
* A desire to exceed objectives .
* Strategical minded, able to plan and execute multiple task to very tight schedules.
* Personable with exceptional stakeholder management (internal and external).
* A natural enthusiasm and belief in the brand.

Job Offer

A competitive package

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