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Events Management Lead

Marketing & Communications

Greater London Contract / 6 month rolling £450 - £500.00 per day + Global travel

Role: Events Management Lead

Location: Central London

Day rate: £500 via LTD

Contract length: 6 months rolling

Salt are working with one of the industry leaders in the IoT space, and we are currently looking for a senior events manager/ event director for a 6 month initial contract.

You will be taken to two of the biggest events on the calendar, IFA in Berlin, and CES in Las Vegas, as well as smaller local events. In return, you will oversee the planning, project management, and execution of the client’s presence at these important events.

The ideal candidate will come from a background of end to end planning of events for a large corporation, with over 10 years experience in a corporate marketing or consumer PR role.

Send your CV to Agee @ welovesalt .com

Full requirements/accountabilities below.

Key Accountabilities:
* End to end accountability for how the client’s needs are executed at high profile events, such as IFA and CES.

  • Ownership of planning, project managing across a number of areas, executing and being at the event and managing as well as post event analysis
  • Come up with suggestions to enhance the event’s success
  • Prepare budgets and ensure adherence across all areas
  • Manage the work of third party suppliers, venue contacts and onsite event support team to ensure optimal service is provided to clients
  • Ensure regular, clear and concise communication at all levels of stakeholders involved to deliver the event/project
  • Build strong relationships across multiple business units to deliver all facets of the event
  • Manage the relationship with internal and external stakeholders to co-ordinate and deliver the events to an excellent standard.

Experience/attributes required:

  • This is a professional role with strong skillsets required and the ability to manage several differing projects at any one time.
  • Excellent project management skills. Highly organised with a can-do attitude
  • Self-starter – great leader of teams with excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Experience of working with creative and PR agencies
  • The strategic dimensions are focused on delivering within a 6-month timeframe with an ability to deliver swift tactical executions.
  • Education to degree level.
  • Marketing qualifications are ideal but not essential.
  • 10 years + Event management experience is essential.
  • Ideally have worked in a corporate marketing or consumer PR role
  • Strong project management and budget skills
  • A marketing qualification is preferred.

Additional requirements/responsibilities:

  • Occasional international travel to reflect events – September – Berlin, January – Las Vegas
  • Short-Term (some strategic input – 1 year horizon)

Team information:
Key internal stakeholders:

  • The whole marketing and corporate communications team – strong relationships are required to execute the range of activities.
  • Commercial teams – partnering closely with the commercial team to align with sales objectives and performance is crucial for aligning priorities and effectively delivering against target.
  • Senior Leadership team
  • Wider business – this is key for the success of experiential as a wide range of skills and knowledge is required to deliver events.

Key external stakeholders are:

  • Event organisers – positive relationships are required with the event organisations to ensure we support the brand at special events
  • Agencies – A range of agency contacts will be required to effectively deliver creatively, through PR and experiential.

Job Reference: JO-1706-124565

Salary: £450 - £500.00 per day + Global travel

Salary per: Day

Job Duration: 6 month rolling

Job Start Date: ASAP

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