Salary:

£25000 - 28000 / annum

Location:

Bath

Date posted:

27th June 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

06010-0011041993

Staffing area:

Digital, Marketing & Creative


Description

Robert Half Creative & Marketing is delighted to be working in partnership with a local publishing house. Our client can offer the Marketing Executive a rewarding role which is pivotal to the ongoing success of the operation. They operate in a friendly environment, can offer flexible working and a working culture where people can be themselves.

Role

As the event manager, the objective of this role is to organise and manage the whole process from planning stage, right through to running the global events/exhibitions and carrying out the post-event evaluation.

Main Duties:

  • Consult with clients to find out their exact event requirements
  • produce detailed proposals for events (including time lines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets)
  • research venues, suppliers and contractors, then negotiate prices and hire
  • manage and coordinate suppliers and all event logistics (for example, venue, catering, travel)
  • liaise with sales and marketing teams to publicise and promote the event
  • manage all pre-event planning, organising guest speakers and delegate packs
  • coordinate suppliers, handle client queries and troubleshoot on the day of the event to ensure that all runs smoothly and to budget
  • manage a team of staff, giving full briefings
  • organise facilities for car parking, traffic control, security, first aid, hospitality and the media
  • make sure that insurance, legal, health and safety obligations are followed
  • oversee the dismantling and removal of the event and clear the venue efficiently
  • Attending the events (involving travel both in the UK and overseas) and trade shows

Profile

The successful Event Manager will have the following skill sets.

  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Stakeholder management
  • A background in negotiation of venue, supplier and contractor pricing
  • Used to working under pressure at events
  • Problem solving skills and diplomacy
  • Project management methodology
  • Sales skills when promoting the events and driving ticket sales

Company

Based in the Bristol/Bath area our client is a specialist media company which specialises in live, digital and print products. They have been publishing specialist magazines since 1994 and since then has grown into a market leading media company, delivering a diverse and exciting range of products to audiences around the world

Salary & Benefits

The successful Event Manager can expect to receive a basic salary of £25,000 + benefit package

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-notice



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