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Senior Events Director

Fixed Term Contract @Jefferson in Events , in Marketing
  • Salary: £60,000.00 - £70,000.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Director
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Industry Experiential/Events

Job Description

Calling experienced Event Directors who come from an event marketing background and who are passionate about B2B marketing…

Are you ready to take your career to the next level?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join a leading global B2B marketing communications agency as a Senior Event Director where you will help shape their future and deliver exceptional experiences for world-class tech clients.

The role is based in London, reporting to the Head of Practice and offers hybrid working.

ROLE OVERVIEW

As Senior Event Director, you will play a crucial role in shaping and executing event strategy, reinforcing the brand’s excellence in the industry. You will lead a team of experienced event professionals, manage high-level client relationships, develop innovative event concepts, and identify strategic growth opportunities.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Strategic Leadership:Define and implement the overarching event strategy, aligning with organizational goals and industry trends.
  • Proposal Development:Oversee the creation of strategic proposals and pitches, ensuring alignment with company objectives.
  • Event Marketing:Provide high-level strategic direction for go-to-market plans and implement innovative marketing approaches.
  • Vendor Management:Manage a diverse portfolio of vendors, optimizing costs while maintaining quality.
  • Risk Management:Develop and implement strategies to mitigate operational risks in event logistics and technology.
  • Financial Oversight:Establish budget governance structures and develop long-term financial strategies for the event department.
  • Client Relationship Management:Engage in strategic discussions with top-tier clients and oversee acquisition of new high-profile accounts.
  • Team Leadership:Provide guidance and mentorship to event directors, managers, and their teams.
  • Practice Marketing:Shape the agency’s strategic positioning and oversee impactful marketing campaigns.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Event Management, Business, Marketing, or related field (preferred)
  • 12+ years of experience in the Event Marketing Industry, with leadership experience in a B2B technology-focused agency
  • Proven track record in developing and executing complex event strategies
  • Strong leadership abilities and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving capabilities
  • Proficiency in event management software and project management tools
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours when necessary

Our client is offering a salary of £60 – 70k based on experience, plus benefits.

Please note this is an initial 12-month temp to perm contract.

If this Senior Event Director, is you, and you have the relevant experience, please do get in touch with me, Ivy Farrell, by selecting the apply button below and attaching your latest CV.

 

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