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Events Manager

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This role is responsible for managing events within the Communications and Policy vertical, across EMEA, under the direction of a London based Event Manager. The role will work closely with the above mentioned teams to action incoming event requests, brief relevant agencies and follow-up with internal partners to ensure the project scope is fully detailed, and ensure resources are properly allocated for flawless event execution. 

The role will work with internal teams across our client's 2 massive social media platforms, and the family of apps to create external events and flawlessly execute to ensure expectations are met. The role will manage events from start to finish, which includes: receiving brief from internal team, assigning agency; accurately forecast needs and manage event budgets, catering, venues, and other event production needs. Some projects will require maintaining event registration lists and attendee communication; route invoices and record payments accurately into budget trackers; coordinating on-site vendors; ensure teams needs are met throughout the entire event lifecycle. 

The role requires frequent travel throughout EMEA and occasionally Internationally. 

Skills:
Responsibilities 

Must develop and execute logistics for each event, from initial planning to onsite event management and post event follow up/de-briefs. 
Need to be able to work across multiple different events per month with varying budgets – strong prioritization skills required 
Negotiate contracts and manage suppliers including hotels, off-site venues, caterers and others. 
Maintain accuracy and accountability of event budget, manage final billing and reconciliation, evaluate results against goals, deliver wrap-up reports, and generate learnings for improvement. 
Demonstrate leadership skills with strong ability to adapt to changing environments and prioritizing tasks 
Work cross-functionally with the Creative and AV teams to leverage their insight and experience and implement within the event 
Resourceful, positive can-do attitude and can find ways to make things happen 
Flexible and quick approach to event challenges 
Education:
5+ years experience in Event Management environment - preferably with some tech industry experience, though not essential 
Strong project management and communication skills are essential 
Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines in an incredibly fast-paced environment

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