Event Manager *Worldwide Travel opportunities*

  • Location
    Rye, East Sussex
  • Category
    Marketing and PR - Events Management
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 36000 - £ 40000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Home/Office

Are you a skilled Events Manager with a passion for creating unforgettable experiences? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work as part of a passionate and creative team? If so, then look no further, our client, an established event management organisation, is seeking a talented Events Manager to join their team.


As an Events Manager, you will have the chance to collaborate with our client's amazing portfolio of clients and lead the successful delivery of their diverse range of events. From conferences to networking events and cultural experiences, you will be responsible for overseeing the entire event life cycle and ensuring client satisfaction.


Job Title: Event Manager


Location: Rye, 2 days in the office, 3 days WFH. Candidates must live within a 1 hour commute of Rye, East Sussex.


Salary: £36,000 - £40,000


Hours: Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours a week, core hours between 10am-12pm, 2pm-4pm


Team: A professional, inspirational, imaginative and passionate events team of 14. We've recruited for this company for 5 years, they provide incredible induction training.


Benefits:



  • Performance-related team bonus scheme

  • Access to a personal 24/7 support programme

  • Comprehensive induction training and ongoing development opportunities

  • Increasing annual leave entitlement based on length of service

  • Opportunity to contribute to the organisation's future and success through your ideas and suggestions

  • Employee appreciation events


What you'll be doing:



  • Taking ownership of projects from start to finish, managing every aspect of event planning and execution

  • Acting as the main point of contact for clients, liaising with them to understand their objectives and deliver exceptional experiences

  • Demonstrating strong financial acumen by handling budgeting responsibilities in multiple currencies

  • Crafting event concepts that align with client objectives and themes

  • Negotiating with various stakeholders including hotels, venues, and suppliers

  • Managing and supporting both internal and external team members working on the projects

  • Being present on-site during events to ensure smooth operations

  • Delivering comprehensive reporting and analytics to evaluate event success


What we're looking for:



  • Experience in a similar Events Manager role, with a focus on project management and leadership

  • Strong knowledge of the event industry, including up-to-date trends, technology, and sustainability practises

  • Proficiency in managing complex events, whether in-person, virtual, or hybrid formats

  • Excellent budgeting skills, with experience handling multiple currencies

  • Flexibility to work irregular hours and travel internationally as required by event demands

  • Proactive, confident, and solution-driven mindset

  • Highly motivated team player with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Fluency in either Spanish or French would be a plus


Next steps:


If you have the above skills and experience then please apply today.


Alternatively, if you know someone who may be suitable for this role please share the details. If you successfully refer a friend for the above role, you will receive a £100* voucher of your choice! Terms apply*


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