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OPERATIONS DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY

Job Title: OPERATIONS DIRECTOR - EVENT AGENCY
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West England, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 16041/002_1521435625
Contact Name: Live Recruitment
Contact Email: laura.g@live-recruitment.com
Job Published: March 19, 2018 05:00

Job Description

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Your opportunity to take on this pivotal role in a forward thinking, highly successful agency.

THE AGENCY

This brilliant agency offers a range of services including event management and logistics, design, creative, experiential and PCO services including abstract and speaker management. Working across a broad range of sectors including healthcare, IT and automotive they deliver a vast array of live and experiential events and whether it be a full event management and internal communication project or simply application or content development this agency pride themselves on their exceptional service and dedication to creating outstanding events!

With lovely offices accessible from Chester they put a real focus on the development of their team and offer a truly supportive working environment!

With a proven background in creating and maintaining long standing relationships and working with a passionate and committed team there has never been a better time to join this great agency!

THE ROLE

Due to an increase in business both from existing accounts and additional wins there is now and exciting opportunity for an Operations Director to come on board and join their dedicated team.

A broad role responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing and managing operational delivery across the teams

  • Resource planning and project allocation

  • Ensuring SLA's, process and margins are maintained

  • Ensuring communication and efficiencies across departments

  • Daily management including resolving issues and leading internal meetings

  • Inputting into proposals or live projects where necessary

  • Stakeholder management

  • Line management and development of a team, including departmental heads

  • Financial management and budget reconciliation

  • On-site event management when required

THE CANDIDATE

Candidates must come from an event agency, PCO, association or conference organiser and be experienced at operating at a senior level. Candidates must be client facing and have an operational background, ideally having managed and delivered large scale events and conferences on an international scale. Candidates will also have had experience of financial planning, management and reporting coupled a proven background in managing and developing relationships! Previous experience of line management is essential for the role.

With a constant desire to nurture and develop their team, this agency is known for offering a supportive work environment. Not only will you work with some of the best in the business but you will feel truly part of their loyal family where you can propel your career to new heights!


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.

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