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Location
Lake District, United Kingdom
Date Posted
1 August, 2018
Category
Job Type
Salary
Negotiable depending on experience
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Conference and Events Manager

Based in the Lake District but working nationally, our client is an established full service Event Management Company who look after an expanding portfolio of clients. Their company’s roots lie firmly in venue finding, event management, conference planning, AV, and teambuilding and they deliver consistently high levels of creativity, client care and attention to detail. It’s an exciting time and due to continued growth they are looking to expand their team.

The successful applicant will head up the Conference AV and Exhibition department, and will be the first point of contact for current and potential clients. Due to the size of the team the role will encompass all areas of event management.

Responsibilities of the role:

The successful applicant will have project management experience; ideally within the audio visual, conference and exhibition market, but this is not essential. The successful applicant will ideally have the skills to manage the following elements;

Dealing with client enquiries in a timely fashion with excellent administration and communication skills
Site visits to assess suitability of the venue or location and to sell potential set ups to clients
Preparing proposals including event mock ups and scale floor plans
A background knowledge or interest in setting up sound, lights and video
Management of existing client relationships, and development of the client portfolio
Financial management of projects including costing proposals, working within budgets and profit projections
Reporting to directors on projects, opportunities, and marketing
Logistics management including equipment, vehicles, crew and accommodation
Sub-contractor management
Health and safety management
Equipment preparation and loading, rigging & setting up events
De-rigging events & loading, post event equipment maintenance
Driving a variety of vehicles

Training will be provided once in the employment of and so the right attitude, approach and ambition is prioritised equally to having the full skillset as detailed above.
Location
Lake District, United Kingdom
Date Posted
1 August, 2018
Category
Job Type
Salary
Negotiable depending on experience
Apply Now
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