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EVENT DIRECTOR - AGENCY

EVENT DIRECTOR - AGENCY

Job Title: EVENT DIRECTOR - AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Buckinghamshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 15409/001_1490245210
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: laura.g@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: March 23, 2017 05:00

Job Description

LG15409

A unique opportunity to join this fantastic global agency in a pivotal senior role!

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. Covering a variety of sectors from automotive and IT through to financial services and many more they pride themselves on establishing long lasting relationships and offering inspiring full service solutions to their truly global client base. With a large talent team across client services, sales, creative, technical and events they deliver a range of projects from conferences, meetings and incentives through to bespoke digital projects such as websites, portals, CRM, sales toolkits, dealer marketing and printed collateral.

Based in a central location their modern offices are commutable from Bedford, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Luton and Aylesbury.

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 continued success and growth of existing accounts there is now an opportunity for a strong Event Director to join their team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Account management and relationship development

  • Being involved in pitching for business

  • Overseeing all elements of event delivery including taking the lead on large events

  • Supplier and DMC selection and management

  • Resource management

  • Working closely with, and ensuring communication between all internal teams

  • Ensuring service levels and KPI's for events are maintained

  • Being responsible for the profitability of events

  • Budget management including full financial reconciliation

  • Onsite management

  • Line management and development of a team

THE CANDIDATE

Candidates must come from an agency and have extensive experience within the events sector, coming from an operational background where they have delivered UK and overseas events. Candidates must be commercially focused and have a proven background of managing accounts and associated financials previously. Line management skills would be an added benefit for this role but more importantly candidates need to have a strong understanding and background of delivering events!

This is a career defining opportunity to join a first rate agency in a senior position where you will be given the freedom to excel in a progressive, supportive and forward thinking environment!

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across marketing, creative and events. 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.