Event Manager

Posted 14 November 2023
Salary£30000 per annum, Benefits: Discretionary bonus and your commute paid for!
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEvent Recruitment Agency
Contact NameLucy Logan

Job description

We are working with a fantastic publishing house and event organiser who are seeking an event professional to join the team based in Manchester city centre.

The Company

This organisation is well-known and respected in the property community for delivering top quality news and events that range from roundtables to conferences and large social events, attracting business professionals from across the UK and beyond.

This is a fantastic and diverse role for an enthusiastic and energetic event professional to work on an exciting range of projects. You will be joining a small and friendly team, with a passion for delivering quality content and events.

The Role

The Event Manager will be involved in all stages of event planning and delivery, making this an ideal opportunity to hone your experience in a business-to-business environment.

Working closely with the editorial and commercial teams, you will ensure plans are integrated and delivered within budget, on time and to the highest standard.

Duties will include:

  • Managing and delivering an annual portfolio of events
  • Developing positive relationships and communicating with sponsors and speakers
  • Overseeing the marketing and promotion of your events
  • Liaising with third party suppliers
  • Managing delegates
  • Handling general event queries
  • Representing the business at various industry networking events
  • Sourcing venues
  • Negotiating costs
  • Monitoring and handling of event P&Ls
  • Researching and providing new ideas for event and marketing delivery
  • Being onsite to continue delivery and management of events
The Candidate

This company are looking for someone with ambition, drive and a positive attitude, who is able to work to tight deadlines with a high degree of accuracy. The successful candidate will have a high level of pride in their work and will always be looking to improve.

You will have at least 2 years of experience developing and executing successful and corporate events, excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail. This role will suit someone who is organised with strong time management skills, and the ability to work on multiple projects at once.

In hand, you will be joining a fantastic company who offer loads of great benefits along with an awesome working environment!

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 Reference: LL11070