Part Time Event Manager

Job Title: Part Time Event Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pro rata
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 436356
Contact Name: Danielle Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 24, 2019 10:27

Job Description

Handle Recruitment is seeking a part time event manager to work 2.5 days a week for the next six months for an awards ceromony and conference.

As the Event Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • Establishing strong relationships with all key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Preparing the event budget in conjunction with the transport and marketing managers.
  • Managing and owning pre-site and onsite communication with internal and external presenters, colleagues, delegates, sponsors and third-party suppliers.
  • Owning detailed timeline plans for delivery including schedules, task assignments, equipment and everything required to deliver the event.
  • To chair and co-ordinate a regular team meeting, ensuring actions are recorded.
  • Sourcing providers/suppliers and negotiate the best terms for the highest quality of service within budget.
  • Working with transport colleagues to ensure sponsorship income is secured and manage sponsorship relationships
  • Identifying all aspects of event risk assessment and crisis management planning strategies.
  • Ensuring speakers/presenters are briefed and prepared to provide effective presentations and materials.
  • To troubleshoot and smooth issues relating to the successful execution of the event and consult with Marketing/Transport team as appropriate.
  • Working with PR and marketing teams to ensure that events received optimal media coverage when required.
  • Conducting post-event analysis and debriefing sessions and make any necessary recommendations for future events.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Proven events management experience in a fast paced environment.
  • Proven experience of proactively identifying challenges before they become problems and reactively solving issues that arise during an event.
  • Attention to detail during the planning and delivery of events.
  • Previous budgetary responsibility and ability to deliver to the agreed budget.
  • Excellent influencing, organising, planning and negotiation skills with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong decision making skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.

Please get in touch or apply now for a further conversation!

Handle Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.