Senior Event Manager

Posted 03 May 2024
Salary£40k - 45k per year + excellent benefits!
LocationWest Sussex
Job type Permanent
DisciplineExperiential Recruitment AgencyExhibition Recruitment Agency
Contact NameSophie Hicks

Job description

West Sussex - Hybrid. Are you looking to join a highly regarded events company and take your career to new heights?

The Company

This leading media event company are renowned for organising and delivering industry leading events across the globe!  With a busy portfolio of international events across the year, they pride themselves on flawless delivery and first-class service, this highly regarded business have been recognised on multiple occasions as a leading innovator in their market.
Offering an excellent working environment, international travel, strong team ethos, competitive salaries and fantastic career opportunities, this is an opportunity not to be missed!

The Role

Due to ongoing success and growth within the events portfolio there is now an exciting opportunity for a Senior Events Manager to come on board and ensure the organisation and delivery of a number of events and awards ceremonies across the year.

Working closely with multiple departments responsibilities are broad and include:

  • Coordinate and attend international recce trips to secure event programmes and venues
  • Create event concepts and oversee the design and production of all AV, technical and production elements
  • Source and commission international creative agencies, production agencies and catering companies
  • Manage the tender process and negotiate the best possible rates with all suppliers
  • Manage event budgets
  • Create event timelines and hold regular update meetings
  • Take responsibility for delivering all aspects of the event in the lead up and on-site
  • Sponsor management and liaison
  • Venue sourcing and management

The Candidate

Candidates must have experience of managing a multitude of events end to end, ideally from within a conference / exhibition / awards organiser or similar environment. Candidates should be willing to travel independently, as this will be a requirement of the role. In return this agency is giving you the opportunity to take your career to the next level, working with some of the best in the business!

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 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: SH12104