Events Manager

  • London, UK
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Contract
  • Department: Staffing
  • Work Setup: Remote
  • Hours per Week: 40

Company Description

Who is Kindred?
Kindred are specialists in staffing marketing, creative and technology roles, offering a range of talent solutions that can be delivered on-site, remotely or hybrid.

Our vision is to make work accessible and people’s lives better. We do this by disrupting traditional employment barriers – connecting ambitious talent to flexible opportunities with trusted brands.

Job Description

Our client, an international business process outsourcing and professional services firm, is seeking a talented Events Manager who will partner with the campaigns team and the go-to-market teams to define and deliver the event calendar. Sitting within the Marketing team and reporting into the Head of Campaigns, this role involves ensuring the smooth delivery of the virtual and in person events programme. The successful candidate will be responsible for the full end to end management and delivery of events.

  • Acting as a trusted project Lead, reporting into the Head of Campaigns.
  • Delivering high-quality, high-touch events that communicate brand value. 
  • Delivering the organisation’s calendar of events across both virtual and in-person event formats.
  • Project management of different event formats, from the initial event strategy and pre-event planning, through to live event delivery and post event reporting.
  • Stakeholder management and reporting.
  • Overseeing multiple projects at one time, ensuring objectives are met and exceeded.
  • Financial ownership –managing event budgets.
  • Overseeing and managing internal teams or third-party suppliers required for the event delivery - ensuring all project deadlines are adhered to and acting as quality control for the event work delivered.
  • Consistent communication to wider team with updates, status reports and progress of projects against their objectives and scope.

Qualifications

  • Strong capabilities in the area of event and project management, ideally with 3 - 5 years of experience managing events (in person and virtual events).
  • Event trend awareness and competitive insights.
  • Excellent ability to multitask and stay abreast of multiple projects at one time.
  • High energy, detail-oriented person, positive attitude; comfortable working autonomously and within groups.
  • Effective verbal, written, and presentation-related communication skills around project planning and status, roadblocks and when needed, alternate courses of action.
  • Ability to travel for live events/site visits where required.

Additional Information

  • Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Kindred is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

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