Senior Event Manager (Contract)

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Singapore Contract / 6 months Negotiable

Senior Event Manager (6 month Contract)

THE ROLE:

Our Client – an Award Winning Global B2B Marketing Agency – is looking for an experienced Senior Event Manager who can help them rattle a few cages in the B2B world and turn the heads of those for whom an event has simply joined the noise. You will be working at a creative agency with a young and vibrant team who want to change the way things are done in B2B events to make it really work in the modern world.

You need to be confident, energetic, have tons of initiative, be calm under pressure and have a smart image. And, of course, know B2B events inside out.

* Responsibility for the end-to-end management of a wide variety of B2B event projects across different clients and across multiple regions.

* Management of events on site and attendance at all managed live events (conferences, seminars, dinners, exhibitions, roadshows etc) taking a lead management role to bring the event project to fruition.

* Management of live events on site throughout APAC.

* Pre-event management including taking detailed client briefs, preparing proposals, constructing budgets and timelines, attending client meetings and working closely with creative teams, copywriters, printers, audio visual suppliers, external venues and other 3rd party suppliers to ensure projects are executed professionally, on time, and within budget and client expectations.

* Financial control of event projects, including complete cost control throughout the project ensuring best negotiated rates and delivery of each campaign within budget.

* Project management of project team ensuring that all deliverables are delivered ahead of schedule and to the highest possible standard regardless of size or scale of event. Including the detailed planning of all event with the production of timelines, proposals, project plans and regular communication with the client.

* Account management and client nurture. Co-responsibility with an Account Manager for the nurture of each client and the relationships within. Client communications are an essential aspect to the role. The role also requires the individual to add value to client campaigns and events, with the ability to offer advice to the client with regard to best practices and achieving the best ROI from their event.

Essential Requirements:

* Ideal candidate will be an existing Event Manager with minimum of 3 years+ experience in organising live events, meetings and exhibitions.

* Agency experience essential

* Comprehensive understanding of the B2B event management industry

* Ability to understand client objectives and interpret them to develop an integrated event strategy (including good listening and questioning skills)

* The role will involve managing event projects from an end-to-end perspective, therefore candidates will need to understand all aspects to event management from initial briefing to pre-event management, to on site production and through to analysing the success of event projects.

* Experience of managing exhibitions, development of exhibition stands and delivering ROI from exhibitions

* Experience of line managing an Event Executive, as well as managing a wider team on site at an event, with the ability to troubleshoot on site at events before anyone else, react accordingly and provide solutions to the internal team, external suppliers and clients alike.

* Comfortable with proof reading and basic copywriting

* Financial control – experience of producing client facing budgets and closely of tracking campaign costs.

* Excel, Word and PowerPoint literate an good understanding and experience in working with spreadsheets and creating proposals and presentations in PowerPoint

* Flexibility to travel and work early mornings and evenings where required. Clean driving licence essential. Happy to travel around the UK and further afield (including EMEA, USA and APAC ) as event demand requires

* Experience in or inquisitive about virtual events and social media and have some knowledge of its role in B2B marketing and event management.

Salt is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-1907-150976
Salary: Negotiable
Salary per: annum
Job Duration: 6 months
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: Client Services
Job Locations: Singapore
Job Types: Contract

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