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EVENT MANAGEMENT GRADUATE JOBS

Event Management Graduate Jobs

Land your first event management role out of university with the UK’s largest event management recruitment agency. We are currently hiring for graduate opportunities throughout the country.

Secure your graduate event management job as soon as you leave university with the help of our specialist recruitment team. We have connections with the biggest and best event management companies, including boutique creative agencies and the most prestigious venues throughout the UK.

We are actively seeking graduate event management candidates looking for their first role. Get the experience you need to grow your career with the UK’s best event management companies.

Our team has the knowledge and experience to match the best graduates with their ideal first role.

Register your interest with us today to learn more about opportunities. And when you upload your CV, we can also keep you informed of any roles that cannot be advertised externally due to confidentiality. Get in touch or apply below.

  • Hybrid WorkingThis is an exceptional opportunity for an Event Producer to join an international agency and truly shape and influence their events! THE COMPANY This expanding full-service agency are renowned for delivering cutting edge events throughout the globe. From conferences and roadshows through to incentives and product launches, they have dedicated teams in-house including event management, production, creatives and event technology.  As a result of their on-going success, they have established a strong client base of blue-chip brands across sectors including automotive, healthcare, and financial to name a few! Due to exciting developments, they are now seeking an Event Producer to produce events from first client briefing to final invoice reconciliation.  THE ROLE As Event Producer you will be working across a wide range of events encompassing face to face, virtual and hybrid projects. You will be working on individual projects as assigned by the Head of Events but also working on larger scale event activity and can develop client accounts in your own right.  Responsibilities include:  Work as part of the pitch team to create and present pitch documentsWork with the Key Account Director to handle clients & projects from inception to final evaluationOverseeing and guiding production teamsLeading client meetings throughout pre-productionEnsuring creative concepts are effectively interpreted and deliveredWorking with the client to develop agendasBudgeting & financial control of projectsAdministration & scheduling of projectsSupplier liaison & managementOnsite client & event managementBe familiar with and embrace the latest developments in virtual, hybrid and live event technology THE CANDIDATE Candidates must have experience working on medium to large scale events in an agency environment and be confident managing delivery from end to end. You will ideally have a solid grounding in face to face, virtual and hybrid production and previous experience in managing client accounts. Experience in producing project plans and developing and creating compelling pitch documents is required.  This role will involve some travel, both in the UK and overseas.  This is a great opportunity to join this established, global organisation that have a flexible and social nature!  Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.  VACANCY REF: CC11191 

  • This boutique event coordination firm collaborates with associations and charitable organizations to provide event solutions throughout a diverse annual schedule. Their proactive team orchestrates a blend of virtual and in-person events, both within the UK and abroad. Their portfolio spans conferences, exhibitions, and association management, ensuring a dynamic and fulfilling work environment. From conferences and exhibitions to virtual and in-person events, this organization is a one-stop-shop, renowned for their unwavering dedication, professionalism, and exceptional service! THE POSITION We are currently seeking an Event Conference Executive to join our team! In this role, you will be an integral part of our tight-knit team, contributing to the planning and execution of live, hybrid, and virtual events. Key responsibilities encompass: • Collaborating closely with internal teams to provide support • Assisting in proposal development and conducting event research • Managing delegate communications and logistics • Creating event-specific Excel spreadsheets and databases • Overseeing and editing event registration websites • Crafting delegate materials, including name badges and welcome kits  • Coordinating travel and accommodation bookings • Maintaining communication with suppliers and DMCs • Supporting virtual events by disseminating pre-event information to participants • Handling on-site event management, including registration • Assisting with budget oversight • General event administration • Contributing to post-event reporting THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Applicants should possess strong interpersonal skills honed through prior experience in customer service or events-related positions. Exceptional attention to detail and effective communication skills are a must, coupled with proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word. Prior event experience, particularly in delegate management and registration, would be a valuable asset. This role is also suitable for recent events management graduates with office experience. Candidates must be open to international travel, as on-site event support may be required. Live Recruitment specializes in recruiting talent across all facets of the events, experiential, and exhibition industry, at all career levels. If this role doesn't align with your current objectives, please explore additional opportunities at live-recruitment.co.uk. Job Reference: MR10912

  • THE COMPANY Located in Middlesex, our client is actively seeking a dynamic Conference Manager to join their close-knit team. Specialising in event management, the company is known for delivering high-quality in-person, virtual, and hybrid events across the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors. Their portfolio encompasses one-day events to residential international congresses, with project timelines spanning 12-24 months. THE ROLE In this "hands-on" project management role, the selected candidate will serve as the main point of contact for clients, steering the ship in delivering a diverse array of conferences and exhibitions. Responsibilities include:Managing the end-to-end delivery of events, ensuring alignment with client expectations, timelines, and budgetsCollaborating with clients to understand specific event requirements and translating them into detailed plansRegularly updating clients on project progress and managing budgets in coordination with the finance teamWorking closely with client Programme Committees to support the development of conference programsOverseeing VIP, speaker, and chairperson liaison and participationProviding secretariat services for conference committees, including agenda creation, minute-taking, and follow-up actionsVenue sourcing, contracting, and management of suitable conference and hotel accommodationsPlanning room layouts, entertainment programs, workshops, and demonstrations.Coordinating suppliers and contractors to ensure smooth event delivery, adhering to legal and safety obligations.Briefing AV production teams for the seamless execution of in-person, online, and hybrid events.Managing on-site setup, event management, and breakdown, including exhibition space.Collaborating with clients and designers to create event branding and overseeing digital and print production of collateral.Managing marketing and communication plans to promote events through various media channels.Preparing prospectuses and managing sponsorship and exhibition sales with the support of the sales team.Coordinating onsite staffing requirements and staff briefings.Conducting post-event reporting and evaluation, including data analysis and report production for event stakeholders. THE CANDIDATE The ideal candidate for the role of Conference Manager is expected to bring a high level of academic achievement to the table, preferably with a degree in events management, business administration, marketing, leisure and tourism management, or possess relevant experience in a similar industry. In addition to academic prowess, a minimum of three years of pertinent experience is deemed essential for this position. The successful candidate will be distinguished by excellent time management and delegation skills, essential qualities for navigating the intricacies of event planning and execution. Their enthusiasm and self-motivation will be pivotal, coupled with a proven ability to establish productive relationships at all levels of collaboration within and outside the organization. Effective communication and presentation skills are prerequisites for the role, underlining the importance of articulating ideas clearly and professionally. A keen eye for detail and strong organizational skills will be crucial, demonstrating the candidate's capability to gather and interpret information, particularly in the context of supporting event marketing strategies. Overall, the prospective Conference Manager is expected to embody a blend of academic excellence, hands-on experience, and a set of personal attributes such as enthusiasm, communication prowess, and organizational finesse, all of which are integral to the successful planning and execution of events in this dynamic role Other key skills will include:  Commercial awareness and a customer-focused mindset. A positive and adaptable approach to problem-solving.Innovation and creativity to distinguish events from the competition.Knowledge of sales and marketing related to event promotion.Experience in budgeting and financial management for events.The ability to manage a small team, including a conference administrator and temporary event staff.Vaccancy Ref: MR11183

  • A fantastic opportunity to join a growing and well-established events agency who work with some UHNW clients on an international scale! The Company This agency has delivered exceptional events across a multitude of industry sectors for over 25 years and are proud of their heritage. To further enhance their full event management service, they have established a host of successful working partnerships with world renowned venues, travel providers, caterers, entertainers, audio visual experts, prop and set builders. This dedicated team of event professionals are truly passionate about delivering memorable events, clients  will also receive an unrivalled customer experience.   The Role   Due to a demand in new business, they are now looking for a Senior Events Manager to join their team.   Duties will include:   •          Ability to multi-task across a variety of event projects •          Managing workload and deadlines •          Preparing and managing detailed event budgets •          P&L analysis against closing event budgets •          Maintain a calm and professional approach when client facing •          Contracting, selecting, negotiating, co-ordination with event suppliers. •          Research and collation of information to prepare detailed creative proposal •          Updating and maintaining the company database •          UK and overseas event travel •          Attending industry MICE forums and familiarisation trips •          Understanding a creative approach to client briefs enabling formatting of proposals •          Organising agendas for weekly meetings •          Working under strict NDAs for private clients and some corporate businesses The Candidate   The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years’ work experience in a similar role, ideally with experience either within an agency or client office or within a hotel /venue events office. You will have worked directly with clients and be able to demonstrate the delivery of an event from start to finish. In hand you will be joining a fantastic company delivery truly exceptional and exciting events. Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit live-recruitment.co.uk to view all the opportunities, we are recruiting. Vacancy Ref: LL11176

  • Oxfordshire - Hybrid Working. This is your chance to join a globally renowned agency, where you'll orchestrate captivating events for high-profile and prestigious clients! THE COMPANY At the forefront of the automotive market, our client is a trailblazer, continuously achieving new heights and boasting an enviable client portfolio. With over 25 years of excellence, they cover a wide spectrum of events, from press launches and dealer training events to conferences and immersive experiential marketing projects.Renowned for their expertise in the automotive sector, they provide comprehensive event logistics services, earning them an impeccable reputation. Joining their ranks means catapulting your career to unparalleled heights, with remarkable opportunities working with big brands on global projects! THE ROLEAs a Senior Project Manager, you'll take the reins of their largest and most esteemed automotive clients, leading projects from inception to triumphant completion.Your responsibilities will include:Managing events from concept to executionCrafting compelling proposals and delivering captivating pitches.Skilfully negotiating and liaising with venues and suppliers.Collaborating closely with internal teams to achieve seamless deliveryManaging end-to-end delegate registration and logistics.Preparing and reconciling budgetOverseeing the flawless delivery of events onsite.Building and nurturing long-lasting client relationships. THE CANDIDATETo thrive in this role, you must possess a proven track record of delivering a diverse range of events, ideally gained within an agency environment. Your ability to collaborate effectively with production and creative teams will set you apart (although candidates from other backgrounds will be considered).Essential requirements include: Adeptly managing multiple suppliers and budgets.Exemplary organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail.Experience in automotive event management (desirable, but not essential). In return, you'll have the opportunity to work with prestigious clients and curate truly sensational events!Live Recruitment specialises in all disciplines and levels across events, experiential, and exhibitions. If this position doesn't quite meet your aspirations, please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to explore other exciting opportunities we are recruiting for.Vacancy Ref - SH10743

  • Excellent long term progression - A fantastic opportunity to join a team of production experts delivering virtual, hybrid and live events for a broad range of industry-leading international clients.   THE COMPANY   With a multitude of services all under one roof including set, stage, lighting, video, and design capabilities, this agency provide their global clients with a solution to all their production needs. Following the pandemic, they have embraced virtual events, boasting 7 studios - having transitioned workshops into high spec studio spaces in order to cater to their clientele.   As a small family feel business who produce quality events to a broad spectrum of clients, this events company offers you an excellent opportunity to work within a supportive environment on an exciting range of international events.   THE ROLE   Now expanding their team with a busy calendar of events ahead, they are looking for an AV Technician to join the team, being responsible for the following:   •          Manage and operate AV equipment in a variety of event settings, to include conferences, exhibitions, live virtual & hybrid. •          Communicate effectively with Production Managers and clients regarding upcoming events. •          Prep, test and maintain live event equipment. •          Assisting with loading and unloading trucks when transporting kit to/from site. •          Using rental management software to check kit in & out and assist with stock control. •          Assisting with warehouse maintenance, recycling & waste management. •          International travel and onsite installations   THE CANDIDATE   The ideal candidate will have a keen interest in the technical delivery of live events, and there will be excellent training on offer for candidates with the enthusiasm to succeed in this role. Experience in technical elements of event delivery is essential, covering lighting, sound, and video.   In return you will have the opportunity to join a supportive company with direct progression opportunities as well as a relaxed and social office environment.   Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) in events, exhibitions and experiential. If this position isn’t quite what you’re looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.   Vacancy Reference: GS11002

  • HYBRID WORKING + EXCELLENT PROGRESSION - This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a luxury incentive travel events company managing the client journey for exciting incentive trips in overseas exotic locations! THE COMPANY With a network of connections across the globe, this family-owned business has cemented their place in the events industry for over 10 years. Their international incentives take clients to some of the most scenic and luxurious locations across the globe, offering show-stopping experiences and unrivalled networking opportunities. You will be working with some of the best in the incentives industry as an integral part of their sociable, friendly, and supportive team, and you will also be able to travel to these luxury locations to ensure the seamless delivery of each event. THE ROLE Due to their continued success and growth, they are now looking an Event Delegate Manager to join their close-knit and friendly team. Your key responsibilities will include: •          Providing excellent customer service to clients •          Using registration platforms and Microsoft Excel •          Managing CRM and event management system data •          Managing travel itineraries and delegate information •          Booking flights and accommodation for delegates •          Working closely with the Client Experience team •          Working across multiple events at any given time •          Inputting ideas to improve data and account management across events THE CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will have come from an events agency or travel company, with solid delegate management experience and an understanding of registration platforms. You will be highly organised, with a customer service driven mindset and excellent communication skills. In return, you will have the opportunity to be a part of some of the most exciting events in the industry, working on incentives in luxury locations and driving the events sector forward through facilitating unique networking opportunities. With excellent progression, hybrid working, and a fantastic benefits package – this is not an opportunity to be missed! Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting. Vacancy Ref: GS10692

  • Bedfordshire - Hybrid working. Your opportunity to join one of the best agencies in the UK and work on a portfolio of events that the others can only dream of!  THE COMPANY  With a solid foundation and a market reputation for delivering truly unique events this agency is going from strength to strength. Working with a broad base of established clients they pride themselves on building a two way relationship with their clients resulting in exceptional delivery and repeat business! Focusing mainly on the automotive sector they have an impressive client base and work across the board to deliver a diverse range of events including exhibitions, press launches, ride and drives and incentives to name a few!   With an emphasis on training and continuous development of their staff this is an opportunity not to be missed!  THE ROLE  Due to their ongoing success and business growth they now have an exciting opportunity for a talented Senior Event Manager to join their team and provide end to end management on a range of events across their client base.  A broad role, your responsibilities will include:  Creating, planning and delivering a range of events across the year Client liaisonFull logistics including travel and accommodation bookingDelegate management Managing and developing relationships with external suppliersLiaising with internal design, production and creative teamsEnsuring all health and safety documents and risk assessments are completedBudget management and reconciliationOnsite management including briefing and overseeing AV and build teams when required THE CANDIDATE Candidates must have managed their own events end to end and ideally have experience of working for an event agency or similar. Candidates must be comfortable liaising with internal design and creative teams and ideally have a strong knowledge of production processes for complex outdoor events. Candidates with a strong logistical background will also be considered. Any experience of working on automotive events would be beneficial but is not essential for this role.  In return they offer the opportunity to be part of an exciting and vibrant company where you can work on a wide range of high-profile events and really grow your career in a supportive team environment. Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across the events industry. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting for.  Vacancy Reference – SH11157

  • Leeds - Hybrid Working. Further your career by joining a reputable and award-winning creative event production agency at a period of growth!  THE COMPANY This agency has created experiences with some of the biggest names in film, sports and music and left their clients astounded by the quality of their execution! With in-house divisions covering digital, design, creative & technology they create and deliver highly sought-after digital solutions for live, virtual & hybrid events. They are a passionate and creative bunch, who love what they do and deliver projects to the best of their ability by working together and having fun along the way!  THE ROLE Due to a busy events calendar and new business wins, they are now looking to expand their team with a Technical Project Manager. A varied role, responsibilities include; Working closely with clients to understand project needsWork closely with internal teamsAdvise on technical equipment & new technologiesOverseeing freelancersGenerate proposals and quotations for eventsManaging event budgetsEnsuring seamless event deliveryWork closely with Warehouse Managers to ensure stock is servicedMaintain and develop strong client relationships  THE CANDIDATE The successful candidate will have knowledge of AV disciplines with a can-do attitude and flexible working approach, and fantastic client-facing ability. Due to the nature of the live events industry working hours will be flexible and will include some evening and weekend work but this is limited and with advanced warning. Candidates must be open to this and ideally need to hold a full driving license. In return you will have the opportunity to work for passionate and growing company at the cutting edge of technical event solutions where you will work in a friendly and supportive environment with the opportunity to further develop your career in the industry. Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all the live vacancies that we’re recruiting for. Vacancy reference: SH11168

  • International Travel - Limited Expectations to be in the office - Private Healthcare An opportunity to take on a pivotal role for a brand experience and live events agency, working with fantastic blue-chip clients globally, on custom build exhibition stand projects. THE COMPANY  This agency who are part of a wider established group are leading the way in brand experience events and were created to meet the needs of today's brand's marketers. Creating memorable experiences and pushing the boundaries of physical and digital events, they are creative, innovative and flawless in their delivery. From press launches to VIP experiences, world class congresses to global expos, this agency deliver everything from creative strategy through to production and project management. THE ROLE They are now looking for an Account Manager to join their growing business on the custom build team who deliver impressive exhibition stands for the aerospace industry. The role will be two-fold covering both and account and project management of custom exhibition stands and will involve travelling globally for up to 90 days per year, delivering excellent service and proactive solutions to global clients. They are looking for a passionate individual who is eager to develop their career. As Account Manager you will be responsible for; Interpreting client briefs and identifying key deliverablesEnsuring successful project deliveryManaging expectations and schedulesBuilding accurate project plansOnsite management – international travel up to 90 days per yearLiaising with and coordinating third party suppliersLeading client meetings and presentations THE CANDIDATE To be considered for this role, you will have experience in project management and a keen interest in event build and production as well as the ability to prioritise workloads and strong communication skills. Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting. VACANCY REF: CW11131

  • Leicester with wfh opportunitie - A truly amazing and award winning venue with themed galleries, exhibitions and interactive attractions – providing fantastic experiences to all who visit! THE ROLE They are now looking an Event Sales Manager to join the team and help in the growth and development of their reach. The chance to play an integral part of their outreach and development is now offer! Key responsibilities include: Prospecting and building strong relationships with new corporate clientsBooking and attending meetings with new clientsSecuring and responding to client brief with internal supportProposal writingWinning new businessUpdating CRMs THE CANDIDATE The successful must have experience with proactive sales and must have experience within the events industry, knowing how an event comes together and be able to recognise everything that makes an event amazing. In return, you will have the opportunity to work within a close-knit and supportive environment - confirmed by the company’s high staff retention rate. Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit our website to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting. Vacancy ref: VH11160

  • Wiltshire with wfh opportunities - Your opportunity to join an already successful production agency with ambitious growth plans and a lovely culture!THE COMPANY An integrated events agency delivering impactful production, technical support, set build and creative design services to a broad range of clients. Amongst their production capabilities this events agency also offer video, digital and further design services to their well-established client base. Working with a mixture of end clients and agencies the events that they deliver are broad and range from small conferences to a full production of an awards ceremony for 2000 guests, to multi-location road shows and experiential events; working both in the UK and Internationally. THE ROLE They are now looking a Business Development Manager to join the team and help in the development of the business. They’re an extremely ambitious company with plans to double in the next 5 years, so the chance to be an integral part of this is on offer!  Key responsibilities include: Prospecting and building strong relationships with new corporate clientsBooking and attending meetings with new clientsSecuring and responding to client brief with internal supportProposal writingWinning new businessUpdating CRMs THE CANDIDATE The successful applicant will be supported from a strategic standpoint but you must have experience within the events industry, knowing how an event comes together and be able to recognise everything that makes an event amazing. In return, you will have the opportunity to work within a vibrant and social environment confirmed by the company’s high staff retention rate. There will also be plenty of opportunity for career progression and personal development. Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across events, experiential and exhibitions.  If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit our website to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting. Vacancy ref: VH11170