Event Director

Job Title: Event Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + OTE
Reference: 1040703_1614266031
Contact Name: Chloe Guerin
Contact Email: admin@superadmin.pfj
Job Published: February 25, 2021 15:13

Job Description

The company:

Our client produces events across a wide range of sectors including Healthcare and Technology. They are looking for an Events Director to join their healthcare portfolio managing events in the Pharma/Healthcare/Medical market.

The role:

  • Overall responsibility for the shows performance leading the team across all disciplines.
  • To ensure tactics are produced to manage the event program and budgets as well as resources and staff as directed by the Divisional Director/Managing Director
  • To proactively ensure the success of high-profile events whilst maximising profits.
  • Efficiently liaise with other departments such as operations, marketing and the show team to ensure the smooth running of the event as well as planning and post event responsibilities.
  • Manage the show budgets ensuring no overspend and maximum profitability for the business.
  • Support the company's senior management team to ensure the smooth running of the company as and when required.

The candidate:

  • Prior experience in Healthcare/Medical/Pharmaceuticals Events space is essential
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar level role
  • Ability to conduct research, analysis and relationship development within the market to write up coherent business plans for events
  • Understanding of setting annual P&L for multiple shows to enable success in meeting and exceeding budgeted net profit
  • Excellent people management skills across a range of teams (Performance Management, Bonus Plans, Staff Appraisals, Coaching) - Events, Sales etc
  • Skilled in maintaining strong stakeholder relationships across the business including Marketing, Operations, Sales etc
  • Experience in fostering and maintaining positive and professional relationships with key suppliers and commercial partners