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Events Manager

Graduate at Claret Recruitment Limited

Events Manager

Graduate at Claret Recruitment Limited

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelGraduate
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 12 Sep, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the marketing team on a fixed-term contract to help drive brand awareness and growth for a leading UK Wealth Manager. This role requires a highly organised, creative and commercially-minded individual who can bring new ideas to the company and see them through.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Head of Marketing and senior management to develop and implement a comprehensive events and sponsorship plan that supports the overall Group marketing strategy
  • Oversee the day-to-day management of all events including planning, execution and budgeting with the aim of supporting business growth and raising brand awareness
  • Liaise with the client facing, communications and digital teams to ensure we are presenting a joined up message to support all events and sponsorship activity
  • Manage internal stakeholders and external agency relationships to ensure projects and events are delivered on time and within budget
  • Manage and mentor at least one junior member of the team
  • Produce and present detailed reports on events and sponsorship activity and provide meaningful recommendations
  • Ensure proper procedures are in place so that all events, sponsorship and partnership activity is managed effectively and consistently. Introduce new ideas and efficiencies where applicable
  • Liaise with the digital marketing team to optimise the website and social media for sponsorships and events
  • Act as the first point of contact for a number of branches to support them in their day-to-day marketing requests including events, sponsorships, adverts, etc.
  • Provide input and support the wider team where required on the delivery of marketing materials, campaigns, communications and projects
  • Ensure all forms of communication retain brand consistency, both in design and tone of voice
  • Maintain efficient mechanisms for version control and the regulatory and legal compliance of all relevant content.

Experience Required

  • Must have a strong background in project management and/or events planning gained within the Financial Services industry
  • Proven experience of planning, executing and reporting on projects and/or events
  • Educated to degree or equivalent level in marketing, events or project management or other related field preferred
  • Management and leadership – Must have a keen interest in motivating and developing junior members of the team as well as delegating and managing workloads
  • Commercially minded – must have the intellectual capacity to learn and understand a wide range of products and services, competitors and target audience and be able to translate such understanding into meaningful marketing initiatives
  • People skills – Must have excellent communication skills and be comfortable working with individuals at all levels across the group as well as external clients and prospects
  • Planning – Must demonstrate a proven ability to look at the big picture in order to plan effectively and manage resources, time and budgets
  • Organisation – Must be able to multi-task, manage and prioritise projects effectively, and develop efficiencies
  • Exceptional written English language skills and attention to detail.
  • Creativity and out of the box thinking – a keen interest in learning about industry trends and techniques and eager to bring new ideas to the table and see them through
  • Flexibility – The Marketing and Digital department is very much a ‘team’ environment and therefore there may be opportunities for the individual to take part in other marketing-related activity. The individual will be prepared to work with Marketing colleagues and assist, where reasonable, to achieve successful outcomes for the department and the business

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