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EVENT DIRECTOR - AUTOMOTIVE (AGENCY)

EVENT DIRECTOR - AUTOMOTIVE (AGENCY)

Job Title: EVENT DIRECTOR - AUTOMOTIVE (AGENCY)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Yorkshire and the Humber,
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 15011/004
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: georgia.b@live-recruitment.co.uk
Job Published: December 24, 2016 09:00

Job Description

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Fantastic senior level opportunity to join a thriving agency and work with a number of high profile prestigious clients!

THE COMPANY

Working at the forefront of the automotive market this agency is going from strength to strength and boasts an impressive client list! With well established relationships they work across the board to produce and deliver a diverse range of events including product launches, dealer training events and press events to incentives and conferences.

This is a really great senior level position and a fantastic opportunity to truly make a difference and continue driving the business forward. Joining a close knit team, you will have the opportunity to continue developing your career and be rewarded with the benefits that come with it!

THE ROLE

As an Event Director you will be responsible for taking the lead on projects from brief through to delivery as well as managing large accounts. You will also be expected to travel across the UK in order to attend regular meetings with key clients.

Responsibilities include:

  • Account management including building and developing relationships

  • Proposal creation and pitch

  • Managing events from pitch through to delivery

  • Venue and supplier sourcing and negotiation

  • Liaising with internal teams

  • Full logistics

  • New idea generation (taking the lead in creative meetings)

  • Budget management and reconciliation

  • Onsite management

  • Management and development of junior members

THE CANDIDATE

Candidates must have extensive experience in the events industry and have a proven ability in managing events from conception through to delivery. A natural ability to build strong relationships with high profile clients is a must and you will have ideally have managed and grown your own accounts previously.

Automotive experience is preferred but not a requirement for this position, as is previous line management experience (with the view to potentially managing a team as you grow in the business). The client is based in Yorkshire but is happy to accommodate UK Wide applicants due to the locations of their clients.

In return, you will have the opportunity to work with fantastic clients and deliver high profile events!

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.