Event Manager
up to £45,000 dependent on experience

Event Manager

Ref: 690| Posted: 14th Feb 2024

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Event Manager - Teddington - Hybrid after a qualifying period - up to £45,000 dependent on experience.

Professional business to business conference organisation, requires an experienced Event Manager to be the main point of contact for clients, providing a full conference and event management service.

Organising in-person, virtual and hybrid events, for not for profit, charities and medical related organisations, as Event Manager, you will have overall management of the conferences and events and full responsibility for clients, providing information, advice and support.

Some of your day to day tasks in the role of Event Manager will include:

  • Client Liaison

  • Speaker management including liaising with speakers or special guests

  • Coordinating sponsorship/stand/exhibition space to potential exhibitors/partners

  • Overseeing the production of collateral for all events

  • Producing detailed plans for events (e.g. timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing schedules, etc) and ensuring that deadlines are observed

  • Ensuring insurance, legal, health and safety obligations are adhered to

  • Coordinating venue management, caterers, stand designers, contractors and equipment hire

  • Organising facilities for car parking, traffic control, security, first aid, hospitality and the media

  • Planning room layouts and the entertainment programme and scheduling workshops 

To fulfil the role of Event Manager you will have /be:

  • Have proven events and conference management experience

  • Happy to support and direct other members of the team

  • Have excellent time management and delegation skills

  • Have good communication, organisational and presentation skills

  • Be commercially aware and customer-focused

  • Have knowledge of sales, marketing or copywriting

  • Experience of budgeting and financial management

  • Be able to manage a small team including a conference administrator and temporary event staff

Monday to Friday - (Core hours 9:30am - 5pm) - so 9:30am - 6pm or 8:30am - 5pm

Occasional weekend and evening may also be necessary and overnight stays away from home will be required for residential conferences.