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Head Of Events

  • Location

    Bury, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Sales & Marketing

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sharon Walsh

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Job Description

Do you want to work to work for an outstanding established company who are at the forefront of their industry? Are you an experienced Head Of Events Manager and enjoy autonomy and want the opportunity to make a difference within the organisation? If you like the sound of working in a dynamic forward thinking business in state of the art offices then this could be the role for you! A salary of up to £35,000 is on offer plus benefits.

Event Team Leadership

  • Responsible for managing & training the events team including senior & junior event managers, event managers and event executives.
  • Conduct appraisals, setting yearly goals & 3-month reviews & weekly 1 to 1's
  • Supervise the quality and standards of work across the events team and their duties
  • Train junior members of the team in effective event delivery
  • Chair & manage judging sessions where needed
  • On-site event management & sense check
  • Produce largest shows & assist with health and safety including the preparation of Risk Assessment Method Statements, Event Plans, Emergency Procedures as required
  • Manage effective post event evaluation with all client & our own events to ensure effective continuous improvement

Job requirements:

  • Proven negotiating skills
  • Ability to develop professional relationships in all aspects of the position, resulting in stable, consistent, reliable and courteous communications with all parties
  • Ability to multi task across numerous complex projects with varied deadlines
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently
  • Excellent organisational, planning and project management skills
  • Proven ability to prepare accurate budgets and manage expenditure
  • The ability to present and pitch for new business
  • Solid business acumen, management, leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office
  • Effective time management skills
  • Driving license and own car (mileage allowance is paid)
  • Willing to travel, with flexibility around working hours

Hours of Work

Standard office hours are 8.30am - 4.30pm, 22 days per year + 3 days at Christmas + birthday off. Pension scheme & as an added bonus breakfast on Mondays.

Salary Circa £45,000