Leading provider of news, pricing data and networking events for the finance, energy, and infrastructure sectors is seeking a meticulous and independent Events Manager!

Reporting to the Head of Operations, the Event Manager will deliver successful events, conferences, and seminars on a worldwide scale with a team of 20 staff across London, New York and Hong Kong. As the Event Manager, you’ll manage the end to end logistics that meet the demands of the clients and implement improvements to the event schedule - ultimately creating a better overall customer experience.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities   

  • Organise conferences independently and to a high standard – both in the UK and worldwide with venue management  
  • Negotiate with venues and suppliers worldwide to ensure best rates
  • Be the lead person onsite at events to ensure that the event runs smoothly, and the customer experience is excellent
  • Liaise closely with colleagues in sponsorship sales, production, marketing and editorial to ensure goals and objectives are met
  • Budget management including forecasting and ensuring costs are inline with accounts
  • Provide innovative solutions to ensure that events are engaging for clients and are constantly improving

The Candidate

  • Minimum 2:1 degree educated in a research/academic field 
  • Must have solid experience working in an international B2B events environment
  • Professional and articulate demeanour to liaise with senior and high value clients
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Competency with basic figure work required for budgets and with multi-currency events
  • Confidence to negotiate and develop positive business relationships with clients, sponsors, venues and be a proactive team player

+ Familiarity with SalesForce would be beneficial and knowledge of Spanish advantageous

+ Must be confident in travelling independently

-          Tax efficient childcare vouchers

-          Discounted membership at Fitness First!

-          Company Medical Scheme