Events Manager - Contract

Location
England,West Yorkshire,Leeds
Salary
£30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted
16 April 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Ref
14009643/001
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Events & Conference Manager - Leeds - Immediate Start

Client Details

A large well known organisation with a national and international presence

Description

* You will help to manage a large group of delegates and speakers. You will be involved in all of the management of the logistics and the co-ordination of the events * You will help to support the delivery of the full end to end event service, planning and project managing approximately 1000- 2000 attendees and key speakers * You will manage a large portfolio of stakeholders from internal colleagues to external stakeholders. * You will be part of a large profile event and you will be responsible for the overall delegate management experience and customer support. * Responsibility for the delivery of the organisations event portfolio - responsible for entering and managing delegate bookings on our database as well as dealing with all delegate queries by phone and email. * You will be responsible for the logistical delivery of their annual event programmes. * Manage the CRM customer database

Profile

As a experienced Events & Conference Manager you will have the following; * Minimum of 5+ year's experience in Event Management - ideally 1000+ * Strong ability to manage a large stakeholder group of high profile individuals * Experience of managing a budget * Experience of project management and delivery national events working with standard project management processes and systems * You will need excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills in order to liaise, influence and build good working relationships both across the organisation and outside the organisation. The national event programme cuts across the whole organisation. * The ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines and manage multiple projects with conflicting priorities is essential. Therefore sound project management skills are essential as well as a high degree of accuracy and excellent attention to detail and good oral and written communication skills.

Job Offer

You must be available to start ASAP 12 weeks approx Circa £30,000- £35,000 (equivalent day rate)

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