Event Proposal Manager

Posted 05 April 2024
Salary£35k - 45k per year
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEvent Recruitment AgencyDesign / Creative Recruitment Agency
Contact NameLaura Kelly

Job description

Hybrid - 2 days Buckingham, 3 days home - A unique opportunity to utilise your events experience and international destination knowledge working for this leading agency!

The Company

With a solid foundation and a strong pedigree in performance improvement, incentive programmes and global event management, this agency really has it all! With a high international presence, and in-house services including design, delegate management and logistics they continue to win new business and work with a variety of blue-chip clients. Working across multiple sectors including automotive, financial services and telecommunications to name a few they deliver a broad range of events including incentives, press launches and conferences both across the UK and internationally.

With a commitment to looking after and developing their staff, an excellent benefits package and a great working environment, this is an opportunity not to be missed!

The Role

Due to an increase in business and a busy forward events calendar there is now a need for an Event Proposals Manager to join their close knit team. Sitting within and working closely with their events team this is a broad role with responsibilities including:

•          Creating proposals for both new business and existing clients       

•          Working closely with internal teams to fully understand the clients’ brief

•          Involvement in the brainstorming for creative event concepts

•          Preparation of costing proposals including negotiation with suppliers

•          Researching destinations and venues for events

•          Ensuring proposals are on brief, in budget, and delivered on time

•          Collating bespoke event proposals into a presentable format

•          Keeping updated on venue and market trends, and new innovations

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in creating event proposals, with a well-established knowledge of global venues and destinations. Candidates will have ideally came from a similar role or from a role in which creating proposals was an integral part of it. Strong written and verbal communication skills, an eye for detail, and proven ability to work under tight deadlines are also essential, as is a high degree of competence on powerpoint. Any pitching experience would also be beneficial.

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: LGK11890