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Events Manager

Posted 27 February by Arlington Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Events Manager

London W1

£27,000 to £30,000

Core hours 9-5.30 plus some out of hours events

About Us The Company is a multi-media company providing business travel information and content through our award winning magazine titles, digital content, research platforms and industry awards and events.

About the role This is a full-time permanent role based in London and reports to the head of events. The role will require someone who is self-motivated and is able to work on their own as well as part of a team. The successful candidate will be a highly organised, detail oriented individual with a creative mind and an obsession with making things perfect.


  • Minimum of four years’ event management experience with full responsibility for planning, budgets and logistics.

  • Managing small to large scale events of up to 1300+ attendees

  • A proven ability to work and communicate effectively with others.

  • Copywriting - High level of written English and oral communications skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, whilst juggling multiple projects.

  • Advanced IT skills with excellent knowledge of word, excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Keynote and InDesign would be an advantage but not crucial.


  • Accountability for events marketing and operations, theming & production, logistics, planning and negotiation

  • Ownership of two award ceremonies whilst simultaneously producing smaller events such as judging days, sponsors lunches, private dining lunches/evenings and seminars

  • Creating bespoke events

  • Creating and maintaining sponsorship proposals and opportunities

  • Sponsorship management - delivering sponsored collateral to contracted specifications

  • Delivering events on time, within budget, that meet (and hopefully exceed) expectations.

  • Setting, communicating and maintaining timelines and priorities on every project

  • Communicating, maintaining and developing client relationships

  • Managing supplier relationships

  • Managing operational and administrative functions to ensure specific projects are delivered efficiently

  • Sourcing venues and carrying out to on-site inspections

  • Ensuring excellent customer service and quality delivery

  • Manage the creative design process and direct brand strategy
  • Drive the agreed strategy forward in conjunction with internal and external stakeholders
  • Generate new event ideas
  • Manage the full mix of communications methods, including telemarketing, direct mail, e-marketing and advertising to promote events
  • Process event bookings and payments for paid for events
  • Manage event invites and RSVP’s for invitation only events
  • Produce web development briefs for event websites
  • Proof read all event/marketing copy to ensure high levels of accuracy and fluency
  • Complete H&S - Risk Assessments

Required skills

  • Event Management
  • Business Travel
  • Juggling

Reference: 34565599

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