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Event Manager

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    Marketing & Communications

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  • Salary:

    £35k - 45k per year

  • Contact:

    Paddy Wells

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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  • Consultant:

    Paddy Wells

Events Manager


Are you a forward thinking events specialist looking for a new project? How about working with one of the UKs leading shopping destinations and managing all of their retail events? Yes? Perfect, this job is the one for you.

I am looking for someone with retail events experience who can partner with this leading destination for 12 months to cover maternity leave. This role has the potential to become permanent.

Interested? If so, please contact Paddy Wells at Forward Role Recruitment on (07514)(950197) or (

Role Requirements:

  • Deliver a program of events and activities to drive footfall to the shopping destination
  • Research, plan and evaluate a broad range of events on time and in budget
  • Work with stakeholders at all levels within the organisation and partner organisations
  • Develop commercial elements of events to meet targets and reduce annual spend
  • Manage the team on the ground to deliver the events
  • Ensure event messages and campaigns are communicated effectively
  • Work with and manage the agencies to ensure maximum success of events
  • Having a health and safety qualification would be helpful

Experience required:

  • Proven experience in an events role is essential
  • A through knowledge of event planning and project management from initial planning to delivery.
  • Able to develop creative ideas and defined pathways for events
  • Able to manage multiple events elements simultaneously
  • Plan events with a clear system of operation in place
  • Closely manage the event budgets and financial trackers to ensure value for money and quality
  • A thorough knowledge of risks and hazards at events and a in depth knowledge of health and safety
  • Able to communicate  clearly and effectively with stakeholders and partners at all levels


£35 to £40k per annum plus benefits


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