Event Director / Team Leader - Venue Finding

Posted: 14/05/2018
Location: South East, Surrey
Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable

Event Director / Team Leader - Venue Finding - South East - Permanent - Negotiable - Job ref: 16211/001
Event Director / Team Leader - Venue Finding 
South West London
£neg + bonus 


A fantastic opportunity to join a global full service events agency and manage an established and successful venue finding team!

The company

With a client list to die for this well-established and successful agency is known for delivering a range of international events from product launches and incentives to conferences and meetings. They pride themselves on delivering engaging and inspiring events for their audience which can be hugely complex, with high delegate numbers and budgets of over £1m. Within their full service agency they offer registration, full event management, group travel and venue finding services.

The role

An opportunity has now arisen to join this exciting agency within one of their established venue finding teams as Event Director / Team Leader - the role will head-up and take the lead across one of their busiest teams where venue finding is the key service offering. This senior level role will be crucial within the business, and key responsibilities include:

* Leading on larger scale, complex projects from a client perspective
* Line management, training and team development of 5
* Monitoring service level agreements across the accounts and projects
* Maintaining and improving department efficiency
* Financial reporting and forecasting, managing a P&L
* Strategic business growth, collaborating internally with the sales team
* Key account management and development
* Overseeing smooth venue finding processes across the team

The candidate

The ideal candidate for this role will come from a corporate event agency background and will have previously worked within the MICE industry, ideally with a strong background in venue finding and a regular Cvent user! Line management experience is a must and previous work in leading a team, along with a confident, energetic and diplomatic approach will be a huge advantage.

In return for your talents, this agency can provide excellent career progression and a truly rewarding environment and role for the right candidate.

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) within the events & experiential, production, marketing creative and digital markets. If this position isn't what you're looking for please go to our website for the latest vacancies and to register, or if you know someone who would be perfect for this position why not take advantage of our £350 referral scheme.

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Expiry Date: 11/06/2018
Contact name: Live Recruitment
Contact phone: 0121 234 7788