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Events Manager (Fixed Term Contract)

Job Title: Events Manager (Fixed Term Contract)
Contract Type: Contract/ Freelance
Location: London
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Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Reference: KR914557
Contact Name: Karl Ramsaran
Contact Email: kramsaran@vmagroup.com
Job Published: September 12, 2019 14:52

Job Description

My client is a looking for a well versed Events Manager for this highly anticipated 10 month fixed term contract. The role will advise on, plan and implement a diverse range of events both in the UK & Europe, from client receptions and dinners to team building activities, retreats and working on the Annual Partner Meeting.

The Events Manager will be responsible for:

  • Drawing from specialist events experience and knowledge of and contacts within the events market, advises fee-earners and client and market development colleagues on event ideas, ensuring events are in line with client plans and have clear objectives which fulfil practice area / Firm strategy.
  • Create, manage and deliver high impact events which fulfil strategic business objectives for specific clients or practice areas, working with key stakeholders in the Firm
  • Play a key role in implementing the Firm's corporate hospitality strategy, including finding a reputable supplier with a view to developing and implementing a corporate hospitality programme which can be tracked and monitored effectively

Person Specification for the Events Manager:

  • Relevant corporate events experience gained in-house, ideally in the professional services sector.
  • Experience of handling logistics for large /logistically complex meetings and a proven track record in project managing a varied portfolio of events projects.
  • Experience of managing and coaching teams; or formally training junior staff
  • Marketing experience would be an advantage.

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