Event Project Manager

Event Project Manager

Job Title: Event Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000
REF: 897256
Contact Name: Nikki Sargent
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced commercial Event Project Manager to join an innovative and growing, award-winning independent agency. You will be responsible for logistics project management, and supporting the creation and delivery of a number of high profile commercial events predominantly across the UK and Europe.

Candidates must have corporate event experience and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Account management is a key part of the role and therefore a flexible, personable attitude is vital.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Managing client relationships
  • Delivering large commercial events across the UK and Europe
  • Key contributor to project creation
  • Creating and managing the event critical path and documentation
  • Regularly updating online software such as CRM, project and accounting systems
  • Budget creation and management including invoicing and reconciliation
  • Venue sourcing, transport management, food and beverage responsibilities
  • Pitches and proposals to current and prospective clients
  • Effectively coordinating project coordinators and managing suppliers
  • Contribute to operational process development
  • Regular domestic and international travel

Skills and experience required:

  • Proven corporate events project management experience - minimum 3 years
  • Highly organised and motivated
  • Ability to negotiate with suppliers
  • Production knowledge
  • Excellent venue knowledge
  • Experience of online software such as online registration and event apps
  • Exceptional relationship management skills
  • Creative yet commercial approach
  • Ability to think laterally to effectively deliver projects to time and budget deadlines

Salary and benefits:

  • £28,000 - £35,000
  • Private healthcare
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Opportunity for flexible working