Our high profile corporate client is seeking 2 Events Executives to join the company on a temporary contract initially till Dec 2018
Primary responsibility is to support and assist in overall delivery of key global events covering predominantly operational issues. Close co-ordination with UR-K and the Regions is vital
Involved in key elements of Goodwood sponsorships (Festival of Speed and Revival); vehicle logistics; agency coordination and liaison with Goodwood Client services team
•Support and coordinate global launch activities and other events covering all public, customer and dealer audiences, taking responsibility for key project elements
•Achieving excellent quality standards utilising minimal resources
Innovative, enthusiastic style needed whilst being able to fulfil all commercial requirements Communicating with large number of contacts from different cultures and in different time zones with conflicting priorities
•Maintaining a strong approach to ensure brand values are adhered to
•Constant need for attention to detail to achieve the highest standards
The job holder is one of the key interface and communication and negotiation skills are a must.
•A lot of detail goes into the preparation of each event and numerous projects have to be planned in parallel, therefore it is essential to be able to multi-task and prioritise whilst operating in a calm, mature and organised way when under pressure.
•Workload dictates that a flexible approach to hours and weekends is crucial, along with willingness to travel.
Qualifications and Experience
•In depth knowledge of the Company, its Brand Values, its People and its Products
Good product knowledge
•Diplomacy and sensitivity in order to handle potentially difficult and damaging situations well
•Self motivated and enthusiastic
•Able to multi-task and prioritise
•Previous experience of management of agencies & suppliers of different types, nationalities and sizes
•Excellent communication skills, including international & cross-cultural communication
•Experience of working in cross functional teams
•Excellent attention to detail
•Proactive and good at problem solving
•Flexible approach and patience with visitors at all times
•Organisation and planning skills
Index Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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