Event Manager - Swindon

Ref: 80 Date Posted: Monday 24 Oct 2022
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Event Manager


Salary- upto 28k DOE

Some adhoc travel required to visit Clients

Rocking Zebra Recruitment is looking for an experienced Events professional to join an established and continuously growing award winning team.

Joining within a newly created position, the Event Manager will be responsible for owning and managing UK events, matched with a supplier list and onsite Event Managers. You will ensure smooth delivery of each event, working to timescales, budgets and generating maximum revenue.

We are looking for a hungry, dedicated and passionate individual who can immerse themselves within the brand offering creativity and personality!

The day to day…

  • Compiling & presenting proposals to clients.
  • Managing bookings from initial enquiry, budgeting, creating proposal, presenting and accounting.
  • Conceiving innovative and creative events.
  • Presenting plans and proposals to clients.
  • Individual event budget management.
  • Adhoc on supporting events on-site to offer full event management (includes regular time away from home and overnight stays)
  • Attending trade events etc. to promote the company.
  • Liaising with suppliers
  • Invoicing and general administration.

To be considered for this role…

  • Graduate from university or 2 years’ experience in a client / agency in the events division
  • Previous experience in managing and successfully completing your own events from brief to post event with on site experience
  • Experience of managing events with a budget of £250,000
  • Understanding of groups and events (operational and financial)
  • Creating innovative tailor-made events
  • Negotiating skills
  • Supplier knowledge
  • Venue & destination knowledge – worldwide
  • PC literacy including Excel, PowerPoint & Word
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Able to work under pressure and meet targets.

Work Hours and Benefits

  • Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.30pm.  Please note this role requires travel which may incorporate an earlier start or a later finish. 
  • 20 Days holiday rising to 25 days after 5 years’ service
  • Company laptop
  • Company mobile phone

Next steps…

Send your CV to Michaela today!