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HEAD OF EVENTS - agency

HEAD OF EVENTS - agency

Job Title: HEAD OF EVENTS - agency
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Buckinghamshire, Buckinghamshire
Industry:
Salary: CAR + BENEFITS
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 14814/001
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: Nadia.j@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: May 10, 2016 17:48

Job Description

HEAD OF EVENTS - AGENCY
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE
£EXCELLENT BASE SALARY + CAR + BENEFITS

NJ14814

A career defining opportunity to join one of the top event agencies at a really exciting time and lead this fantastic team in a senior role!

THE COMPANY

This well established, award-winning agency is on the cusp of something truly global and this is a great opportunity to develop your management career. As part of a wide group this events team operates as a close-knit and unique with a fun loving vibe and creative atmosphere. Already delivering a huge variety of projects for an exceptional variety of premium-brand clients their success has created a huge buzz around the agency - the chances are you will have heard great things through industry press and word of mouth!

The agency offers a lively working environment and the chance to work on some truly exciting and prestigious projects, along with excellent career development due to their wider group

THE ROLE

There is now the opportunity for an experienced Event or Account Director to join this ever growing agency in a Head of Events role, leading an events team and overseeing the resources and delivery across international projects from conferences, product launches and roadshows to gala dinners and incentives. You will also have responsibility for creating and implementing strategy to ensure efficiency and profitability for the department.

Working closely with the Account Directors from the initial brief, the role of Head of Events will get involved in:

* Reporting directly to the Board
* Ensuring that all events are allocated equally across the team
* Line managing a team from Account Managers to Account Directors
* Managing client relationships and ensuring events exceed expectations
* Putting together event proposals with the solutions team
* Budget management and financial sign off for events
* Training, developing and leading the team to their individual career objectives
* Working with the leadership team to set the business strategy

THE CANDIDATE

The ideal applicant will be currently working at an event agency, overseeing event delivery and managing a team but looking for that next career move. You must be commercially focussed with a real passion to drive the department. If you have strong logistics experience, are resourceful and able to pull together individuals needed, while demonstrating flexibility and adaptability to be successful in a changing environment then we need you!

In return there is an excellent base salary, car / allowance and benefits that come with this career defining opportunity

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