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Events Manager

Marketing & Communications

Greater London Permanent £28000 - £32000 per annum

Events Manager – London – £28-32K plus Bonus

THE COMPANY

My client, a SaaS start up business, is seeking a talented Events Manager to play a key role in planning and shaping the marketing strategy for their European customer base. The business has seen impressive growth in the last three months, with the London team trebling in size and a brand new office opening in New York City – as such, this is a very exciting time for a savvy events and marketing manager to make their mark through engaging event campaigns. This is an autonomous role and would suit someone who is keen to step up and have visible impact from day one.

THE ROLE

We’re looking for an ambitious Event Manager with exceptional organisational skills with a minimum of 2+ years’ experience in event management, with demonstrable ability or a keen interest in the technology industry, looking to take the next step in their career. This candidate will help my client deliver their pan-European events (both owned and third party). Types of events would include workshops round tables, seminars, conferences, exhibitions and third party events.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Reporting to the UK Head of Marketing this candidate will play a vital role in contributing towards the delivery of the EU events marketing strategy
  • Lead the delivery the brand’s European events from concept to completion, managing first and third party events and webinars and assist in the creation of presentation decks
  • Collaborate across functions globally to deliver an effective event marketing strategy and end to end communications plan (integrated into brand campaigns) in close conjunction with the wider marketing and sales team that lead to new logo acquisition and customer retention
  • Manage event-related creative resources including designers and other agency personnel
  • Contribute to client advocacy through roundtables, client workshops and breakfast events
  • Responsible for the on-the-day event management, managing logistics and staff
  • Research and make final decisions on venues, suppliers, entertainment, design and production
  • Negotiate prices, contracts and payment plans
  • Maintain strong relationships with suppliers and clients as well as internal teams
  • Select and acquire high-profile speakers and hosts for event

Please ONLY apply if you possess the following:

  • BA/BS or equivalent working experience
  • Previous experience (2+ years) of events management
  • Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills
  • Ability to track and maximise ROI from our events
  • Strong copywriting skills and experience of delivering compelling supporting collateral
  • Experience of running and managing events
  • Highly personable and confident interacting in-person and over the phone with c-suite personnel
  • Exceptional project management skills and understanding how to manage the priorities of multiple stakeholders and a strong focus on the delivery of results in the form of engagement, leads and sales
  • Experience with Salesforce and Hubspot (or equivalent marketing automation tool) a huge plus
  • Enjoys working in a dynamic start-up culture with occasional cross-European travel

To apply for the Events Manager position, please click the ‘Apply’ button or email lizzie.harding@welovesalt.com

Job Reference: LXH-118668

Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date: ASAP

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