Interim Events Manager

Oxfordshire, Bicester
30 Apr 2019
30 May 2019
Claire Needham
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract
My client within the leisure/retail sector is currently looking for an experienced immediately available Interim Events Manager to help shape, develop and deliver an annual events calendar. Based at Bicester you will work cross functionally and with third party suppliers, the Interim Events Manager will have the end to end management of high-end, luxury events aimed at high-net worth individuals and working in partnership with exclusive brands.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop annual events calendar in collaboration with stakeholders across the business

  • Manage all relationships with third party suppliers

  • End to end events management from conception to delivery

  • Budget management

  • Work with marketing and PR teams to actively market the events and gain excellent PR opportunities

  • Partner with stakeholders to negotiate and advise on event concepts

  • Strong relationship development and communication skills

  • Ability to work weekends if required

  • Creative flair ideally with some knowledge of visual merchandising

  • For this Interim Events Manager position you will have extensive events experience which has been gained ideally in a luxury/high-end environment. This experience will be within high-end retail, fashion, destination, travel industries where the customer reach is global. You must be comfortable working with demanding stakeholders and be able to manage expectations and deliver beautiful events for your clients and customers. Budget management experience is a given along with a flexible attitude to work where you pride yourself in ensuring the event delivered is to the highest standard. Although an events calendar is set, you must also be comfortable in delivering events that are requested on an ad-hoc basis so the ability to be reactive to requirements is essential.

    Candidates must be professional, experienced in previous B2C event management, have excellent organisation and communications skills and be able to work within a constantly changing environment.

    This Interim Events Manager role is commutable from Banbury, Warwick, Oxford, Leamington Spa, Aylesbury, Stratford upon Avon, Bicester, Bletchley, Brackley, Chipping Norton, Leighton Buzzard, Abingdon, Witney, Burford.


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