Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Buckinghamshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 17407/002_1587727124
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 24, 2020 12:18

Job Description


Career defining opportunity to join a leading agency with multi-award winning international projects, large-scale budgets and an impressive client base. This role is temporarily on hold, but the client has asked that we continue shortlisting candidates so they can move quickly to interview when it becomes live again,


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 this agency continues 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 solid 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!


They are now looking for an experienced Head of Events, to come in and drive the business forward. Taking ownership of the internal teams and working closely with the heads of department to ensure delivery and growth this is a broad role with responsibilities including:

* Leading, managing and developing a team
* Contributing to the company growth strategy
* Inputting into proposals and pitching where required
* Overseeing delivery across the board
* Working closely with internal departments
* Ensuring processes and ensuring efficiencies within the team
* Supporting with the acquisition, retention and growth of clients
* Managing internal resource
* Management, selection and negotiation with and external suppliers
* Budget ownership and management, including P&L management


The ideal candidate must have previous experience of working for either an events or full service agency with a solid understanding of the delivery of events including conferences and international incentives. Candidates must have previous experience of managing and developing a team and operating at a senior level in addition to a strong commercial focus. An operational background would be preferred for this senior level position and candidates must have a solid background in supplier selection, management and negotiation.

In return for your commitment you will be working alongside some of the best in the business and have the opportunity to really develop a successful and rewarding career.

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) within the events & experiential and exhibitions industry.

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