Event Manager

As our event manager, we are looking for an good organized employee to coordinate our complete events. You are responsible for organizing and running all kinds of company events and control the whole project, from planning at the start to running the event on the day. Taking a qualification in events management may help you, but it is not essential if you can get relevant work experience. You will need to be good at problem-solving and also need to have lots of determination and a positive attitude.

Responsibilities:

  • organizing and running all kinds of promotional, business and social events

  • control of the whole project, from planning at the start to running the event on the day

  • coming up with original ideas for the events

  • agreeing budgets and timeframes with the management

  • researching venues, entertainment, equipment and supplies

  • negotiating prices with suppliers and contractors

  • booking venues, entertainment, equipment and supplies

  • hiring and supervising contractors such as caterers and security

  • publicizing the event

  • making sure that everything runs smoothly on the day

  • managing a team

Requirements:

  • excellent organizational skills and the ability to carry out a number of tasks at the same time

  • project management experience

  • time management skills and the ability to work under pressure

  • problem-solving and diplomacy

  • sales and/or marketing skills

  • a flexible and adaptable approach

  • the ability to manage budgets

  • strong communication, teamwork and negotiation skills