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Event Specialist

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    Marketing & Communications

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  • Salary:

    £40k - 60k per year

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    Paddy Wells

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Paddy Wells

Event Specialist- 12 months interim contract


A world leading tech blue chip based in Manchester are looking for an Event Specialist for a 12 month project.

You will lead the 12 month event calendar for all internal and external events ranging from roadshows to flagship industry events. These are industry leading events so a background in events management is essential. Someone from a busy agency or tech background would be a great fit. In addition to running the events calander you will also drive the marketing and collateral to promote these events so experience in campiagn management and use of a CRM system is important

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

Role Requirements:

  • Lead on the 12 month event calendar with events ranging from roadshows to flagship industry events
  • Own and support the key events ensuring you’re working with senior leaders and internal stakeholders to shape the events
  • Own the activation and roll out of key events to the market, both internal and external
  • Drive the promotion of the events through muliti-channel marketing campaigns
  • Ensure the collateral and briefing documents are correct for each event 
  • Assess every event and learn to continually improve future events
  • Manage and work with external agencies when needed
  • Work with internal stakeholders such as the marketing, campaign, product and brand teams to ensure maximum success of events
  • Own the budget for the events team
  • Work as part of the wider creative team

Experience required:

  • Substantial proven events experience is essential
  • Experience delivering a range of events from roadshows to flagship industry events
  • Experience in brand building, media selection, press and PR, direct marketing, digital marketing, social media, database marketing, campaign selection and monitoring
  • Able to form relationships with stakeholders at all levels quickly and effectively
  • Commercially aware


Between £40,00 and £60,000 per annum plus benefits

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