Senior Events and Communications Manager - Trade Association - London (Closing Date: 01/09/2015)
We are seeking a Senior Events and Communications Manager to join a leading trade association in London. Expect to take up a key role within the Communications and International department.
Since being formed in 1902, they have established themselves as the leading trade body which supports and promotes the interests of the UK automotive industry at home and abroad. Through the highs and the lows of the automotive industry, they have continued to prosper and are still considered to be a powerful and valuable asset to its membership base of over 600 organisations.
The successful Events and Communications Manager will be responsible for managing and delivering a number of events planned for each calendar year. Whether you are planning locations; managing agencies; identifying speakers; framing the editorial structure for events; securing sponsors; managing PR, promotion or securing event attendees, you will be vital in helping them become a leader in the global automotive market.
To qualify... We are seeking a very strong Events Manager / Communications Manager with proven experience organising large / international events as well as strong skills in the following:
- Experience of managing people, projects and external agencies;
- Financial planning and budgetary process and proven experience of managing major event budgets;
- Strong interpersonal abilities and the ability to forge and maintain relationships across the industry;
- Ability to adapt quickly and effectively to changing deadlines without compromising quality;
- Proven negotiation skills.
Few roles can combine working within such a rewarding sector plus a diverse, varied and challenging position. Expect a welcoming environment where you will get the chance to work and interact with major names in the automotive industry. Get in touch…..
Please include a cover letter with your application.
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