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Event Manager- Event Agency/Automotive-Bedfordshire

Job description

Event Manager- Event Production department (Automotive)
Bedfordshire/ hybrid
£35k per year & attractive company benefits!

Our client is looking to hire an experienced Event Manager within their Event Production department.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading full-service agency with over 30 years of experience

Our client is a family business with a family ethos. They do take pride in their company culture which is friendly, supportive, and light-hearted, and they aren't afraid of working hard to meet their deadlines. They welcome inquisitive, imaginative minds and suggestions for change.

They offer attractive company benefits including up to 33 days holiday, as well as employee recognition days.

Main responsibilities:

Client Relationships:

  • Working alongside the Account Manager and Event Production team to feedback any event planning updates so that they can be communicated to the client.

Event Organisation & Management:

  • Assist with management and delivery of multi-faceted automotive events such as; incentive trips, test drive campaigns, training events, brand partnerships and experiential activations.
  • Assist with the event management process from planning, execution and reconciliation. Including travel and accommodation booking, event documentation and templates, reporting and updating internal digital resources.
  • Ability to coordinate the design, production and installation of projects.

Venue, Staff, Supplier Management:

  • Managing existing supplier relationships as well as sourcing new / alternative suppliers when required.
  • Assisting with venue sourcing to suit the given brief and requirements, under the guidance of the account manager.
  • Work with inhouse talent team to source and appoint suitable casual event staff. Onsite management of these staff, ensuring they have the necessary skills and presentation for their designated role.

Budget Management:

  • Work alongside other members of the Event Production team to manage and control budgets per projects.

Health & Safety:

  • An awareness and exposure to Health & Safety procedures and best practice.
  • Able to write own health and safety documentation for small scale projects.

The person:

Whilst experience is very important, they are also looking for someone that will fit well into their team and they will enjoy working with, no matter what time of day it is!

As expected, experiential events experience - especially automotive, an agency background, H&S, IOSH, risk assessment, delegate management, budget management, stand build, AV & lighting experience is a huge benefit.

Experience Required:

  • 1-3 years relevant event management experience.
  • You love spreadsheets and have an eye for spelling, punctuation and you take pride in the style of all documents that you work on.
  • You can prioritise and work to tight deadlines.
  • You have a full driver's licence, are confident driving a van when required and you are happy to muck in with loading or unloading equipment.
  • Your dream job is a long-term role that you can sink your teeth into and help shape the future of a growing team within an even faster growing business.

The Team:

The production team are a critical linchpin across the business, connecting with and supporting internal and external clients alike.

  • They work as a team and often discuss ideas, challenges and opinions together as they believe this is when they best work is achieved.
  • They take pride in every event they produce, no matter what size or complexity is involved.

The offices are bright and contemporary - just 50 mins from central London. They encourage employees to be comfortable in their surroundings, rarely a suit in sight but always professional!

If you are interested, then please send me your CV via the "link" to be considered and I can then get in touch with you should your skills and experience be what our client is looking for.

Please note you must have the right to work in the UK for your application to be considered.
Job Reference: PU10742

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