Event Director - Immersive Event Company

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England, London, City of London
£60000.00 per annum + Negotiable dependent on experience
31 Mar 2017
28 Apr 2017
Gemma Naylor
Contract Types
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Job Functions
Design Management

A company specialising in a diverse range of live immersive events are seeking an Events Director to help provide strategic and practical leadership . The role will manage the events team and will oversee the pre-planning, production and execution of all events. The successful candidate will be a senior member of the team and must be highly experienced in managing internal teams, external production partners and have a proven track record of actively contributing to new business

Key Objectives

  • Provide strategic development input across all events
  • Successfully manage event and catering enquiries, facilitating a timely response on all new business enquiries
  • Actively convert new business leads into live events with appropriate budgets
  • Be responsible for overseeing the initial production stage of events
  • Be responsible for monthly team targets and financial results
  • Expand and evolve the catering business, with a proven upturn in enquiry/booking ratio
  • Work closely with the team to ensure the delivery of exceptional experiences, facilitating new and creative ways to push the boundaries of live events

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing all live events and catering projects
  • Prepare and compile proposals as required
  • Manage relationships with third party contractors and suppliers
  • Oversee team client management and correspondence
  • Be responsible for the seamless delivery of all events and catering projects
  • Ensure efficient events processes and procedures are in place and followed correctly
  • Maintain the team organisation of all project documentation
  • Assist in recruitment of any new team starters, train and develop
  • Encourage and foster a dynamic, stimulated and energised team
  • Provide weekly status reports detailing project status, budgets and reconciliation
  • Oversee the budgeting of all projects
  • Monitor team project margins and identify where they can be improved

Essential Experience

  • 6 + years in events management
  • 2 or 3 years managing a team of at least three people
  • Proven experience managing event budgets up to £1,000,000
  • Proven experience managing a broad range of clients and projects

Please note that due to the nature of the role it will inevitably require working anti-social hours. There may also be the requirement to travel internationally.

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