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Event Manager - Financial Services

Contract Type: Temporary
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £285 - £325 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 9 months
REF: 9997774444444449999_1556532381
Contact Name: Zivile Asanaviciute
Contact Email: cv@projectrecruit.com
Job Published: 26 days ago

Job Description

Event Manager - Financial Services

Our client, a global organisation and leader in the finance and technology sectors, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Events Manager to join their Team on a 9 months temporary contract.

The successful candidate will work in an exciting, fast - paced environment and will be responsible for the development, planning, management and execution of Business Unit events across the organization.

Previous experience of events planning within a global company environment, agency or media / news organization is desirable. The candidates should also have an expertise in event production, vendor negotiation, event contract procedures, logistics, and audience management. Domestic and international travel may be required.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute event programmes for the organisation's events portfolio.
  • Executes a wide range of small-scale and more complex proprietary, hosted and third party events including, but not limited to training, panels, receptions, tradeshows, conferences, etc.
  • Ensures a successful format development and implementation of third party and proprietary programs that drive business results
  • Manages Marketing and client relationship as it relates to specific event.
  • Provides event-level strategy guidance by leveraging program strategy insights, best practices and tools
  • Integrates event activity with other sales/marketing/ product team priorities to drive consistent brand messaging / integrity across campaign structure
  • Works with Marketing and business units to create event opportunities that drive the business forward
  • Infuses customized, creative, out-of-the-box ideas and solutions for events
  • Develops functional relationships with Marketing and/or clients as it relates to specific events
  • Collaborates directly with internal teams such as Creative Agency, Security, Facilities, Marketing, Catering, and A/V to coordinate onsite events
  • Ensures compliance to budget, expenses, and reconciliations on a per event basis

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum 5 years of post-graduate experience event/experiential planning within a Global company environment, agency or media/news organization.
  • Experience of utilising technology, digital and social media tactics into Events.
  • Moderate skill-level with Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, and Word)
  • Accomplished industry professional with excellent knowledge and thorough comprehension of event logistics and management of events
  • Ability to suggest & enhance functionality on event management / tracking systems
  • Must have a strong understanding of social media networks
  • Technology industry interest and understanding a plus
  • Ability to work independently & flexibly (travel and extended hours) under tight deadlines