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[13650] - Events Project Manager

  • Permanent
  • Surrey
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • £ Competitive

Events Project Manager

Based in Surrey. Salary: Competitive

We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to join an exciting events company based in Surrey. The role will involve successfully managing client events as part of the project management team. To provide consultation, guidance, support and experience to clients and the internal team, as required. Management of multiple live events throughout the year, ensuring successful delivery of client requirements on time and on budget.

Person Specification:

  • You must have experience of successfully delivering events
  • Educated to degree level or with equivalent experience
  • Experience of managing and reconciling event budgets
  • Experience of dealing with suppliers, including venues and hotels
  • Confident and familiar with delegate management systems
  • An understanding of how event technologies can be utilised at events
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Customer focused at all times
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues and clients
  • Working independently, taking responsibility for your own actions
  • Has an eye for attention to detail, organised and resilient
  • Being a team player, showing respect at all times
  • Building trust with colleagues, clients and suppliers and able to positively influence others

Key Responsibilities: –  

  • To plan, manage and deliver a diverse range of meetings, conferences and events on behalf of our clients – many of them using digital technologies to drive communications
  • To undertake all aspects of project management, event management and logistics across client events
  • To provide onsite support for projects across the UK and internationally
  • To prepare, manage and reconcile client budgets in conjunction with the finance team
  • To work in partnership with internal business units, including creative design, technical production, digital services, content creation, and delegate management to deliver outstanding results for our clients
  • To support the Senior Project Managers on large scale events, pre event and onsite
  • To work closely with the Account Directors, Account Managers and Head of Operations to ensure that new opportunities are identified within client accounts
  • To ensure that all client projects meet operational excellence standards and profitability targets set by the business
  • To manage supply chain partners to ensure the highest standards of service/product delivery at the best negotiated price
  • To contribute to the growth of the business by assisting in growing client accounts
  • To ensure all team members are updated throughout event life cycle
  • To be an ambassador of the company at all times
  • To actively promote the company and its services wherever possible; to grow projects and offer additional group services
  • To give clear briefs to all members of the project team to ensure successful and timely delivery of the event
  • To brief internal members of the event team on any requirements ensuring their timely delivery
  • To continuously look at ways of increasing ease of communication and systems between the teams
  • To be actively aware of current affairs and the impact this may have on clients
  • To offer strategic advice and guidance to clients, as appropriate
  • To maintain ‘best practice’ working / examples and to actively promote these
  • To understand the role events play in the broader marketing mix
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