Head of Events

Posted: 12/01/2018
Location: East Midlands, Northamptonshire
Type: Permanent
Salary: £ 50,000 to 60,000

Head of Events - East Midlands - Permanent - £ 50,000 to 60,000 - Job ref: 15941/001


This is a unique opportunity to take on a senior role in this thriving agency!

The Company

Working at the forefront of the automotive market, this agency really are at the top of their game. With solid and established relationships they work across the board on a broad range of events including large scale exhibitions, dealer events, roadshows and ride and drives to name a few!.

This is an incredible opportunity to take your career to the next level, working with some of the best in the business. As a pivotal role within the business and working within a supportive team environment this is an opportunity not to be missed!

The Role

A senior position has now arisen for a Head of Events to come on board and manage both the client relationship and delivery across the year. A broad role responsibilities include:

  • Account management including being the main point of contact for the client

  • Developing and strengthening the client relationship

  • Liaising closely with the client and internal teams to ensure events are run in line with company strategy and objectives

  • Creating and delivering proposals

  • Pitching for work when required

  • Ensuring delivery and process across the team

  • Resource planning and allocation of work

  • Third party, supplier and venue liaison and negotiation

  • Working closely with dealer networks, associated companies and additional agencies (including creative design and marketing)

  • Leading on the large events

  • Line management and development of a team

  • Budget management and reconciliation

  • Onsite management of events

The Candidate

Candidates must have a solid and proven background of managing accounts and strengths in developing relationships. Agency experience is essential and ideally candidates will have an operational background gained through working on events including outdoor exhibitions and dealer events. Candidates must have particular strengths in creating proposals and attention to detail is a must! Previous experience of managing and leading a team is essential and any exposure to automotive sector would be an added benefit but is not essential for the role.

In exchange for your commitment you will have the opportunity to be part of an exciting and vibrant company and work on some truly unique events for their prestigious client!

Live specialises in all disciplines (and at all levels) across marketing, creative and events. If this position isn't quite what you're looking for please visit www.live-recruitment.co.uk to view all of the opportunities we are recruiting.

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Expiry Date: 09/02/2018
Contact name: Live Recruitment
Contact phone: 0121 234 7788