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EVENT DIRECTOR - AGENCY

EVENT DIRECTOR - AGENCY

Job Title: EVENT DIRECTOR - AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Buckinghamshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 16206/002_1528776006
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: laura.g@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: June 12, 2018 05:00

Job Description

LG16206

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. With a high international presence, and in-house services including design, production, 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.

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 there is now an opportunity for a strong Event Director to join their team. Focusing on delivering outstanding events and managing a developing a team responsibilities include:

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

  • Ensuring communication and efficiencies between all internal departments

  • Resource management

  • Ensuring profitability of events and maintaining margins

  • Overseeing and inputting into proposals and pitching for business

  • Supplier management and negotiation

  • Managing and developing client relationships

  • Line management and development of a team

  • Budget management including full financial reconciliation

  • On-site event management when required

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 large scale 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! Any exposure to working within the financial services sector would be an added benefit but is not essential for the role.

Candidates must be open to international travel as you will be required to go onsite for the 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.