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10 months ago
Travel Trade Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic company bene
Location: Swindon
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Helen Cassin
Category: Conference Jobs, Events Jobs, Operations Jobs
As an Event Manager the successful candidate will ensure the company events are planned and executed to an exceptionally high standard, this will include exclusive international performances from high profile singers, comedians, dance troops, guest speakers and any other event ideas the business and successful candidate may have. I am looking for a highly motivated and flexible individual who will oversee these events in their totality, from presenting, building and contracting them, to a successful execution, you will confidently cover every minor detail of the event to ensure its success.


*To drive efficiency & effectiveness of events to support the strategy objectives of the company.
*To create event proposals which fit company requirements and present proposals by agreed deadlines, to include budget and spend for luxury brand.
*Identify and source partners to assist funding events, i.e. tourism boards.
*To ensure detailed event proposals are created to include timelines, venues, suppliers, legal obligations, health and safety and staffing requirements.
*To conduct post event reports on success and suggest improvement areas through internal debriefs.
*Managing and overseeing events on the day of, including problem-solving, welcoming guests, directing event set-up, communicating with event staff, and organising vendors and clients.
*To manage multiple events at the same time and ensure each is a success, and if necessary, bring in extra resource as required to ensure success factor is achieved.
*To ensure effective PR and social media coverage for each event.
*Ensure local suppliers are delivering to the high standard expected.
*Sticking to agreed budgets, raising concerns to the senior team as and when it happens.
*Assisting the Global Events Manager where required on International events and their planning, where required.
*Travelling to UK venues to review; products and venues.
*Travelling to the event destination to manage events as needed.
*Planning in fine detail every stage of each event.
*Ensuring successful execution of all events taking into considering all contingency plans.
*Agreeing, with the support of our marketing team how each event will be presented and branded.
*Well versed at researching, vetting and agreeing suitable venues and local event vendors.
*Adhere to event standards set within the business and look to enhance these and make suggestions.

*A proven track record running successful events which include celebrities and well-known artists.
*Strong project management skills, with a knowledge of events health & safety procedures
*Must be adept in use of MS Office 2000 or later, particularly Excel
*Must be able to travel around the UK and at times, oversees where required.
*Experience dealing with high end clients
*To be able to manage event budgets within agreed costs.
*Must be able to work extended hours as requested.

*An independent worker, able to think for themselves, problem solve, find solutions and make quick and sound judgement calls.
*Ability to work under pressure and keep a clear head
*Great attention to detail
*A great customer service ethic, putting customers first at all times.
*A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance.
*Exceptional communication & presentation skills.
*To have a flexible approach
*Keen for new experiences, responsibility and accountability.
*An ability to work to tight deadlines.
*Must have proven, flawless organisational skills.

Event Management Qualification

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a great basic salary of up to £35000 dependent on experience, you will also be entitled to the company benefit scheme, pension contribution and medical benefits.

If you are keen to be considered for this fantastic new role and have the skills and experience required for please follow the link by clicking 'apply' send your CV directly to Helenc@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or call Helen Cassin on

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