Senior Operations Manager - B2B Events

Job Title: Senior Operations Manager - B2B Events
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North West London, London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Reference: 453787
Contact Name: Danielle Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 20, 2018 17:26

Job Description

Handle Recruitment is seeking an Event Operations Manager to join a global B2B media and information company, helping professionals and businesses excel in a digital world.

This brand operate across a broad portfolio of events ranging from roundtable events to large scale summits (e.g. 1500 and above delegates) in various industries including HR and Marketing. There is a clear progression path for you in this business who are considered to be innovative disruptors within the B2B events industry.

Leading a team of three, as the Senior Operations Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with venues and venue agents to secure inspiring locations for events that are also cost effective and functional.
  • Working with your operations team and wider event project team to develop a carefully considered onsite experience.
  • Management and selection of the best suppliers including regular review and negotiation of contracts.
  • Effective project management including ownership and adherence of timelines and templates.
  • Working with the commercial partnerships sales team to help them develop bespoke sponsorship packages, and managing the delivery of these packages.
  • Bringing innovation to the brand, ensuring events are always engaging and fresh to clients.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Extensive event operations/management experience in commercial B2B events
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Experience in working closely with marketing, sponsorship sales and production
  • The ability to multi-task, thriving on over delivering for clients
  • Confident communication with excellent interpersonal skills
  • IT skills, with ability to pick up new systems quickly e.g. Sales Force and CMS
  • An entrepreneurial mind-set to contribute to strategies

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

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.