Events Manager

Events Manager
Full Time – Permanent

Have you been working in a commercial environment?

Are you someone who has experience in delivering large, high-profile events?

Do you have a passion for engaging with your target audience to ensure event success?

If the answer is YES … this is the opportunity for you!

Our client is the lynch pin of the local business community, at the heart of what they do is their members and over the calendar year they are responsible for delivering some of the region’s biggest, most exciting and successful events. This is a key role within the organisation and requires someone with a passion for delivering truly fantastic events, to budget and deadline.

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary: £34,000
  • 35 Hours per week
  • Company Pension Scheme is 6% contribution based on an employee contribution of 2% (subject to government changes).
  • Death in Service Insurance, 3 x gross salary.
  • Employee Healthcare Scheme.
  • The holiday entitlement is 25 days plus public holidays.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Map out the Events Calendar and share with internal teams to set direction and manage work expectations.
  • Liaise with Senior Management Team and internal teams to find out the exact event requirements and develop the proposition.
  • Establish and build strong, effective, and constructive working relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Project manage each activity, ensuring everybody involved is briefed, updated and progress monitored.
  • Arrange steering committee meetings where necessary.
  • Be actively involved in the recruitment and engagement of Sponsors and Business Partners, developing, and nurturing a pipeline of prospective supporters.
  • Produce detailed proposals for events (including timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, staffing and budgets).
  • Research venues, suppliers, and contractors.
  • Manage and coordinate suppliers and all event logistics.
  • Coordinate suppliers, colleagues, and guests on the day of the event to ensure that all runs smoothly and to budget.
  • Organise facilities for car parking, traffic control, security, first aid, hospitality and the media as required.
  • Ensure that insurance, legal, health and safety obligations are followed.
  • Oversee the dismantling of the event and clear the venue efficiently.
  • Produce post-event evaluation to inform future events and satisfy conditions of sponsorship or funding by highlighting impact.
  • Establish and build a strong, effective, and constructive working relationship with a wide range of partners and stakeholders.

Person Specification

  • Experience in developing and delivering large, complex, and high-profile events.
  • Experience of working with a multitude of internal and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Understanding of the business community in the West Midlands
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to manage budgets.
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good Team Player

Job Information

Job Reference: SW-JOB-3195_1678899572
Salary From: £34000
Salary To: £34000
Job Industries: Hospitality and Catering
Job Locations: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Job Types: Permanent

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