• Sally Davies
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Senior Event Manager - international conferencesLondon, England

Reference: SD011807 Type: Permanent Start: ASAP Industry: Marketing

Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + plus benefits and bonus; ote £40k

Description:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Operations Manager to join our client, a leading provider of international conferences for the telecoms and technology sector. The role will report directly to the Operations Director. The position of Senior Operations Manager is one of high responsibility and accountability within the operations team. Joining a recently restructured and growing team, you will lead on the operations management for an array of events within the portfolio, along with support from the wider Global operations team. The environment is busy and challenging and you have to be able to work on multiple projects ensuring consistency in delivery.

The Senior Operations Manager will work closely with the Operations Director, project managing the delivery of the events from beginning to end with the operations management team, developing and creating new innovative products that will enhance the customer experience at the events. The position is best-suited to a creative, self-motivated and confident individual who is ready to step-up to the challenge, happy to work individually and as part of a team, and who is willing to fully immerse themselves in the events community.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
An established track record of delivering world class international conferences and exhibitions
Experience in working with internal stakeholders and external partners
Strong communication skills, with the ability to flex as appropriate and build strong relationships
Experience of developing and delivering new ideas, even in the face of long established status quo
The ability to help create and amend short and medium term strategies
Strong financial and analytical skills, with a strong track record of managing, reporting, forecasting and budgeting across multiple events and business plans

CANDIDATE COMPETENCIES:
Ambitious, energetic, positive and inquisitive constantly looking for the upside and ways of making things better
Ideas generated, able to bring ideas to the table with confidence and deliver them through.
Proactively manage all aspects of the event, someone who is happy getting their hands dirty and takes time to listen to stakeholders.
Whilst the job is based in the London office there will be regular travel to events across EMEA, US and Asia.

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