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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.

  • Remote - An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a forward thinking, dynamic and creative design and management agency who specialise in the bespoke design and build of exhibition stands, pop ups, retail fit outs and more….THE COMPANYWith over 10 years of industry experience, this company design and manage the build of projects ranging from a small brand roadshow to a 350sq.m exhibition stand. Working predominately with end clients, they listen to their client’s vision and develop concepts which help brands maximise their exposure and opportunities.Creating innovative designs with passion and purpose is at the heart of this company’s ethos. They have built a team of like-minded individuals granting them success and an excellent reputation with their growing client base.With a flexible approach to working, predominately remote based, this is a great opportunity to join a welcoming and collaborative team who celebrate each other’s and the businesses success.THE ROLEYou will be working closely with end clients, to ensure their visions are turned into drawings, renders, are feasible and are eventually a physical reality.You will also be responsible for:•          Liaising with end clients and creatives to understand design requirements •          Production of construction drawings•          Creation of high-quality detailed technical drawings & plans•          Provide detailed & to-scale drawings•          Conduct site visits & surveys•          Production of installation & manufacturing documentationTHE CANDIDATEThe ideal candidate will have experience in producing technical drawings for event structures, but other backgrounds will be considered. You will have experience in producing drawings using Vectorworks, Solidworks, AutoCAD or similar and will have a strong portfolio of work to support your application.In return you will have the chance to work for a fantastic company who offer a close knit team culture and the chance to work on some truly beautiful build projects!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: VH12391

  • This is a unique opportunity to lead the commercial function for a rapidly growing events company across a range of leading international exhibitions! THE COMPANY This leading international B2B exhibition and conference organiser are specialists in high tech, high growth industries. Founded in 2017, they successfully launched a range of brand-new exhibition events covering diverse industries including battery technology, renewable energy, electric vehicles and advanced materials. Their aim is to connect buyers and suppliers whilst continuing to be an essential meeting place for business leaders and innovators from around the world. THE ROLE They are now looking for a Commercial Director to join the team and be responsible for the management and recruitment of a growing sales team with new launches planned for 2026/27.Your key responsibilities will include: Management of Event Directors and Exhibition Managers, working with the CEO and MD to set top line event sales targets, KPI's and ensure delivery.Mentor and support the sales team to deliver weekly sales targets and effective pipeline management through the CRM system Salesforce.Support sales team where appropriate on headline relationship management across the portfolio.Lead and manage recruitment with the sales team expected to grow by 15% - 20% per year working with recruitment partners.Work with Operations Director to reduce costs where appropriate and grow bottom line returns.   THE CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of leading sales teams across multiple product area. You will require solid experience of international exhibition/sponsorship sales across large scale events and experience of commercially successful conferences would be desirable.Joining the company at a pivotal time in their growth, with excellent trajectory, attractive bonus and profit share package, private health cover and much more - 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: MM12392As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity. We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.

  • Essex or London - A fantastic opportunity to join a boutique furniture hire business who supply a range of luxury furniture to the events industry and beyond!THE COMPANYThey are a relatively new business, with ambitious growth plans and a healthy backing – and have a  unique thirst to provide an enriched experience to all of their clients, no matter what their requirements!With a forward-thinking team culture, this company encourages creativity and out of the box thinking, giving their people all the tools they need to succeed!THE ROLEIn this busy role you will act as the first point of client contact and be responsible for creating lasting relationships with clients and ensuring you deliver a seamless service from their initial enquiryYou will also be responsible for: Compiling & converting sales leadsDeveloping sales strategiesScheduling meetings with client to discuss requirementsPutting together contracts & proposal documentationResponding to incoming enquires via phone & emailManaging P&L on projectsDeveloping client relationshipsMaximising the profitability of events where possible THE CANDIDATETo be considered for this position you will be a confident communicator with the ability to build rapport with clients in order to supply to major UK events. Experience of the events market from a supplier POV is desirable.In return you will have the chance to work for a fantastic company who offer a close-knit team culture, fantastic long-term progression, and the chance to work on some truly beautiful build projects!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: VH12378

  • Hybrid Working - A fantastic opportunity to join this membership organisation and take responsibility for the planning, development, and execution of content and agendas across their event portfolio.THE COMPANYThis professional membership association is a leader within its field. With a VIP network, unrivalled reputation, and global reach they drive collaboration and collective problem solving to support their prestigious membership base. Focusing on providing unrivalled knowledge and intelligence, they connect their members giving them an opportunity to learn, network, and develop meaningful partnerships.  THE ROLEA fantastic position has now become available for a Conference Producer to join their team and take responsibility for the production and organisation of private, bespoke events globally.    This is a broad role that includes: Designing and developing content across a range of eventsEnsuring content is accurate & engaging, correctly presented and aligned with the membersProgramme/agenda developmentSpeaker sourcing and managementCreating timelines and resource schedules to efficiently manage projectsDeveloping relationships with stakeholders including members, sponsors and speakersDriving external researchPost event evaluation and analysisRepresent the company at industry and internal events THE CANDIDATECandidates should have similar experience gained from working within a conference organiser, association or similar event environment as well as experience of content production and speaker acquisition. Strong communication skills are essential as is the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.In return you will have the chance to take your career to the next level and get the opportunity to work with some of the best in the business with this hugely successful organisation!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. As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity.We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.VAC REF: CC12369

  • Hybrid Working - A fantastic opportunity for an experienced Project Director/Head of Events/Events Director to join a leading agency who believe in making memorable experiences for their clients and promoting brands around the globe. THE COMPANY Having built an incredibly strong reputation across the globe, this agency holds creativity at the heart of everything they do and have been delivering innovative projects across both the UK and internationally for over 30 years! Renowned for their hard work and exceptional event delivery, they have established an enviable client base across sectors including automotive, IT, telecoms and healthcare.The agency have grown over the past couple of years and in turn they have an ever-growing client base and array of projects. They’re looking for talented individuals to join the team to share their passion in creative and innovative event delivery. THE ROLE  Spearheading the logistics function, you will be responsible for leading the team on large logistics projects. The role will require someone with broad events logistics experience including conferences and incentives on multi million pound projects.   Responsibilities will include: Line management of logistics team and freelance resourceSupporting on pitches from a logistics perspectiveManaging client relationshipsIdentify resource requirements, workflow management and event specificationsEnsuring that projects deliver against agreed targets for turnover and gross marginPreparation and ownership of project budgets and timelinesLiaising with key stakeholders including suppliersReviewing and implementing processes and operations throughout the team THE CANDIDATE The successful candidate will be a natural leader and expert in complex event logistics. You will be a confident communicator with the ability to liaise with clients, suppliers and internal stakeholders alike. The role would suit an excellent problem solver who is calm under pressure with high attention to detail.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: CC12374

  • Hybrid Working (2 days in London) - A fantastic opportunity for a client facing Executive Producer to join a leading agency who believe in making memorable experiences for their clients and promoting brands around the globe. THE COMPANY Having built an incredibly strong reputation across the globe, this agency holds creativity at the heart of everything they do and have been delivering innovative projects across both the UK and internationally for over 30 years! Renowned for their hard work and exceptional event delivery, they have established an enviable client base across sectors including automotive, IT, telecoms and healthcare.The agency have grown over the past couple of years and in turn they have an ever-growing client base and array of projects. They’re looking for talented individuals to join the team to share their passion in creative and innovative event delivery. THE ROLE  Working predominantly on a dedicated account but with some exposure across other clients, this person will be responsible for delivery of internal and external communications projects amongst others, management of the account and client comms and production of engaging content. Other responsibilities will include: Working closely with the client to define the briefs and provide proposalsLiaising with C suite contacts on brand messaging and internal leadership piecesIdentify resource requirements, workflow management and event specificationsEnsuring that projects deliver against agreed targets for turnover and gross marginManagement and production of engaging contentPreparation and ownership of project budgets and timelinesLiaising with key stakeholders including suppliers THE CANDIDATE This role will suit someone with impeccable client management skills working to complex briefs and timescales. You will know how to create compelling propositions for clients and the importance of brand awareness. You will hold the ability to empathise with audiences, putting their thoughts, feelings and actions at the heart of design. In hand you will be joining a fantastic event agency who deliver truly exceptional 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 www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.VACANCY REF: CC12360

  • Hybrid working!!!!!  Are you passionate about making the UK a more beautiful place?  If so, we have a unique opportunity to join a well-established organisation in London, delivering a portfolio of famous trade shows and outdoor event projects. THE COMPANYA longstanding force in its specialised industry, this company have been going from strength to strength for over 200 years and have built an Events and Shows Division like no other. Leading the creation and implementation of some of the largest, most well-known and successful outdoor and indoor industry shows this team offer a vibrant and inclusive culture as well as the opportunity to be involved in something really exciting. With ongoing and extensive investment within the sector over the coming years they will be bringing more and more people together through the power of events and making some of the most significant changes in history!THE ROLESupporting across the planning and implementation of operations for one of the company's main shows the Deputy Operations Manager's responsibilities will include:-    Assisting in the planning of large scale shows from an operational and logistical perspective-    Working to project timelines-    Liaising with and organising large teams of contracts-    Working with various internal departments-    Organising and managing the site offices during delivery-    Compiling key documentation such as the exhibitor manual-    Taking the lead on selected smaller projects within the show-    Generating floor plans and health & safety documentation-    Taking responsibility for budget lines-    Providing overall administrative support to the Operations Manager-    Supporting with implementation and delivery onsite during live days THE CANDIDATEWe are looking for a self-motivated and driven event professional with a background of operations support on large scale exhibition or trade show style events.   Outdoor events experiences would be ideal.  Experience dealing with contractors, managing floorplans and taking responsibility for budget lines would all be very beneficial. In return you will have the opportunity to work on some truly large scale and exciting projects as part of a creative and energetic team. 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.As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity.We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know. VACANCY REF: SP12371   

  • Hybrid working - 3 days in office *you must have experience working within an event agency, at a high level to be considered for this role* The CompanyWith an innovative and creative approach, this specialist production agency are renowned for delivering some of the UK's most impressive events, ranging from immersive experiences, corporate events and large scale exhibitions using the latest technology!This agency work across a broad range of events including gaming projects, exhibitions, live conferences, immersive activations and virtual events, providing them with creative strategies and solutions to create award winning, spectacular projects! Anything is possible when creating an event and their technical team are trained on the latest software and equipment, so you really are in the best hands! The Role This is a brand new role for the business, heading up their events and managing their key clients - you will be a major part of their senior leadership team and will have the opportunity to grow the business in necessary areas. They take so much pride in the events they deliver and have a team of professional designers, who deliver outstanding activations and installations across the UK and internationally. Responsibilities include:-          Overseeing all operational aspects of events from concept to completion-          Working closely with the wider, senior team-          Guiding creative development-          Enhancing operations through process improvements-          Developing and maintain client relationships The CandidateMandatory requirements for this role are that you must have event agency experience - this is due to a fast-working approach and having the ability to understand the process. You will ideally be a team player and be confident working solely and as part of a team.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.As a specialist events recruitment agency we help our clients build the most talented and diverse teams in the UK. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, embracing diversity across all intersecting dimensions, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, well-being, abilities, and neurodiversity.We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.Vacancy Ref: MBP11770 

  • Hybrid working - 3 days in the office - Do you have over 5 years' experience working within an event agency and feel it's time for something new? This could be the role for you - working with Manchester's most creative agency, successfully winning work with some of the UK's most established brands. You will have the opportunity to take the lead and grow with this forward-thinking agency!The CompanyThis hugely experienced creative agency, known for being "the agency to work for" deliver truly unique events! With creativity at the heart of everything they do, they deliver flawless events across a range of industry sectors. From conferences, award ceremonies and incentives through to venue finding and team building events they are renowned for their expert execution and attention to detail!Working with some of the best in the business, with an enthusiastic and passionate team, there has never been a better time to join this thriving agency!The Role Managing your own team, you'll be overseeing delivery for a wide range of clients, driving themes and ideas, making sure pitches are financially on point, helping the senior members of the team with planning and client facing where needed. The person people turn to for wise words, a calm head and lots previous experience delivering events. -          It's a broad role where you can focus on where you see the need.-          Working with and overseeing a team of senior to junior delivery experts-          Overseeing delivery across a wide range of accounts-          Main point of contact for one account-          Working on pitches from a project / finance / delivery viewpoint-          Ensuring correct resourcing across accounts / projects-          Stepping in as the "senior person" with key clients The CandidateThe ideal candidate will come from an agency background and have a range of experience working on creative events from the initial proposal stage.  They are ideally looking for someone personable that is able to work well with different types of clients 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 Reference - MBP 12166

  • Your chance to join a fantastic well-established association who boast an impressive 300,000 members across the UK on a sixth month fixed term contract.  THE COMPANY  This membership society is made up of a wide range of disciplines and professional members in its specialist area. The success of the society stems from its calendar of events that includes 4 large scale topical conferences plus smaller scale meetings across the year. The internal events team work closely to bring industry specialists together, offering career advice and guidance. THE ROLE They are now looking for a Senior Event Coordinator to join their team on a contract basis to undertake the following duties:-             Taking the lead in supporting planning and delivering a broad calendar of events-             Managing events bookings using an internal event booking system-             Liaising with external event suppliers-             Negotiating rates with suppliers-             Overseeing day to day event logistics-             Dealing with any event related problems-             Assisting with event  expectations-             Briefing any support staff for events-             Working with internal teams such as finance and marketing-             Ensuring all  events comply with health and safety policies-             Undertaking risk assessments-             Producing routine event evaluation reports-             Continuing support on site THE CANDIDATE The ideal candidate will have experience of delivering corporate events end to end, having exposure to the full life cycle of a project. You will have strong organisation skills and excellent attention to detail with the ability to multi task whilst working under pressure. In hand you will be working for a fantastic organisation who offer their employees excellent benefits such as 48 holiday per annum.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.We are dedicated to ensuring a supportive and accessible recruitment process. If you require any adjustments or accommodations for any reason, please do not hesitate to let us know.  Vacancy reference: MR12364  

  • Berkshire / hybrid working!!!!  £negotiable + bonus + benefitsThe AgencyA leading brand activation agency who are experts in all areas of experiential events, this agency works with an impressive portfolio of household name brands! They deliver a broad portfolio of brand engagement projects for target audiences at home, in-store, out of home or on-line.The RoleTaking the lead on one of their key FMCG clients, this role will manage the strategic client relationship to promote the agencies services for the delivery of seasonal activations, experiential events and pop-ups, product sampling campaigns and product launches across the UK. You will work with the client to  strategise key messaging and brand delivery objectives within the event portfolio.s From receiving the initial brief, you'll be overseeing delivery as the face of the agency for the client. You will oversee event project managers and maintain client communication throughout. Duties will include but aren't limited to: -          Client relationship and account management-          Account growth via cross-selling and up selling of agency services.-          Working to and exceeding revenue growth targets-          Managing internal teams for proposal responses, pitches and submissions-          Understanding client brand objectives and delivery targets-          Acting as the face of the agency for project delivery, overseeing internal delivery teams, managing SLA's and profit margins-          Responsibility and oversight of project delivery schedules-          Budget forecasting, management and reconciliation of project and portfolio budgets-          Attending larger events onsite The Candidate The ideal candidate will be working in a client facing relationship management role either within an events agency or FMCG client in-house. You will thrive when working to targets and will have a demonstrable experience of account growth. 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 live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.VACANCY REF: SP12345   

  • Flexible working - Are you looking for the next step in your events career and have proven history of delivering high profile events within an event agency setting? The Company With ongoing organic growth, this brilliant and highly regarded events agency is treading a successful path and has ambitious plans to continue to develop.  Established by some of the best talent in the business, and with excellent customer service at the heart of the agency, they deliver high end global incentives, conferences and some exhibitions for a range of blue chip clients and SME's. Nurturing a culture where the team looks out for one another, the atmosphere within the agency is focussed around positivity and support - personality fit is key for them and their clients. The Role The Senior Project Manager role will hold overall delivery responsibility for a broad variety of events.  No two days will be the same, but broadly duties will include: -          Client liaison - building and developing key relationships-          Brief taking and pitch management-          Generating proposal ideas and costings-          Venue and 3rd party supplier management-          Timeline scheduling and overall project management-          Delegate management and logistical organisation-          Budget management up to £1million-          On-site event delivery internationally -          Line management of a small junior team The Candidate The ideal candidate will have event agency experience and a proven ability of managing events from brief through to onsite delivery, including client liaison and budget management. We are seeking experienced individuals with a proven event delivery background at this level and exposure to mentoring or management of a small team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a global event agency where you will have exposure working across a huge variety of large scale and high-profile 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 of the opportunities, we are recruiting.  Vacancy reference: LKS12362