Role:               Freelance Events Manager – 12 week contract
Location:        Remote – Travel to the UK Head office in Maidstone and Events around the country (Travel expenses are paid)
Day Rate:        £200 - £300 per day – INSIDE IR35     
Requirements: Must be able to drive and available for work between May – September

If you’ve got experience running small and medium events/ roadshows around the country, and you’re the kind of person who loves people and is a classic extrovert. What you’re reading about is an opportunity which will engage and excite you. As this a contract for the summer.

So what about the role itself?

Your remit will cover Event management for a consumer electronics company. Responsible for Event Management of 50 events across the company from May to September this year, you will be responsible for ensuring the success of these events/roadshows and multi-day events across the company, from initial planning (to be completed in May) through to deployment and be on hand as the go to person to make sure events run smoothly.  The company also has a series of partnerships across the UK, whereby they provide pop-up retail services in those locations.

You will be responsible for the end-to-end management of these events. This will include working with the Brand Manager to ensure the events have the appropriate  literature and collateral, POS materials, digital displays, etc. As well as special promotional material and anything which supports in-store events.

You’ll have Retail & Sales support, and be responsible for briefing retail employees on how the events will run and how Sales can best approach potential customers.

You will report to the Brand Manager,  who will support you with day-to-day operations. Pulling things together and organising tasks.

The person you’ll be joining is someone with fabulous people skills and is a really good leader. Someone who’s helped drive some really impressive results through the direction she’s brought to the team. Achieving a highly engaging and motivating environment which people love being a part of.

They’ve got a big focus on ensuring their people are engaged, and that work and life are well balanced. It stems from their parent company and is something which has led to them having one of the longest staff tenures in industry.

ABOUT THE BUSINESS

You’ll be joining a global business with more than 10,000 people, specifically within the head office of one of their subsidiaries, principally a consumer healthcare tech brand.

KEY EXPERIENCE

  • Solid experience in delivering small/medium consumer/ public-facing events around the country
  • You understand the key elements around campaigns and how to work with multiple teams to get the role delivered.
  • Experience working in a Marketing function is a plus
  • You’re confident in your ability to work with everyone. Briefing them out effectively, critiquing their responses and able to push back where necessary
  • Good eye for innovation and trailing new things in order to continuously push the envelope
  • You’re pro-active in your learning and can demonstrate how, in your career to date, you’ve been the kind of person who’s been confident tackling problems, skilling up on your knowledge gaps and love opportunities to grow and learn.

Want to Apply? Here’s how:

You can share your Linkedin profile or email me a CV – it doesn’t have to be up to date, we can work on that once you decide you want to take this forward.

Or, for a chat and more information please contact me on:

Max Tullis-Turner
Practice Lead, Digital
Blue Pelican
01892 507130
max@bluepelican.com

 

To learn more about this role, please apply or contact Max directly on max.tullis-turner@bluepelican.com

How to apply

If this position is of interest please send us your CV here, or you can call Max Tullis-Turner direct on to discuss this and other vacancies that may suit.

Max Tullis-Turner

Email: max.tullis-turner@bluepelican.com