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Event Manager - Leeds

Company: iSource IT
Job type: full-time
Category: Marketing and Advertising

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Job description

About Us

The Yorkshire Mafia is responsible for the biggest B2B conference and Exhibition in Yorkshire, as well as the biggest Business Week in the UK. We re looking for a determined, driven, team player who is willing to go above and beyond to help us to achieve our goals! We have ambitious plans for the future so we re looking for an event manager that can grow with us.

The Role- Managing a portfolio of events from conception to completion
- Delivering projects within budget and managing these in a cost effective way
- Managing event marketing campaigns - create copy and identify key target audiences (includes email marketing, social media campaigns and managing external partners
- Drive new business and sponsorship revenue through marketing (keeping our website and blogs up to date as well as writing copy for our email marketing campaigns)
- Identify venues, ensure they are compliant with industry regulations
- Booking speakers and liaise with committee members, sponsors and staff across all projects
- Make travel and accommodation arrangements for speakers, committee and staff
- Obtain quotes, negotiate costs and services with external suppliers
- Full logistical management, both pre and onsite
- Produce materials for events, both pre and onsite: such as marketing concept, materials, information packs, programme books, certificates and evaluation forms
- Attend and contribute at regular project update meetings
- Attend all events you are working on, and others, where necessary
- Post-event analysis, to include budget reconciliation and delegate evaluation
- Carry out any reasonable project work/ad-hoc tasks as requested by your manager
- Support with inbound and outbound sales process

Key Skills

You will need to have:- Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail;
- Time-management skills and the ability to work under pressure;
- Problem-solving skills and diplomacy;
- Strong communication, teamwork and negotiation skills;
- Project management
- The ability to manage budgets;
- A flexible and adaptable approach.
- Highly organised and efficient

About the Company:

The Yorkshire Mafia brings together executives and stakeholders from the Yorkshire Business Community to meet, network, share experience, learn, build relationships and ultimately trade (where appropriate). This is all done in a relaxed and sales-free environment. We're responsible for Buy Yorkshire, the biggest B2B conference outside of London, as well as the biggest Business Week in the UK, Leeds Business Week. We run networking drinks evenings every month across Yorkshire, giving you unbelievable exposure to a network of Yorkshire Business Leaders across our glorious county!

Location - Leeds City Centre, UK

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: Competitive

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