Event Executive

at Recruitment Genius
Location Leeds
Date Posted January 6, 2017
Category Event Management
Job Type Full-time


This provider of creative events has been established for over 14 years and also has a sister company in Stuttgart Germany. As an organisation they have the ability to be extremely profitable and be very ambitious, which includes the company undergoing a full re brand for 2017. The company has a culture of rewarding staff and enjoys a very strong cross-organisational team spirit within the organization.

The Role:

A fantastic opportunity has become available to appoint a new Event Executive. This role would be based at the main office in Bradford, West Yorkshire. You will be part of a fast paced and dynamic team who are engaged in delivering wide variety corporate events to all their existing and new clients. The role focuses on managing clients events both from a sales and operational aspect. Sales experience is essential, events experience is preferred.

The Role will include:

• Liaising with new and old clients from a sales and operation aspect
• Selling to clients all package types and products that they offer
• Meeting Sales Goals and organizing sales initiatives
• Managing Staff
• Promoting marketing strategy's at the company
• Identifying opportunities to up sell company products
• Implement and maintain high operational standards
• Oversee Event Proposals both in document form and on the Company website
• Creating and developing current and new events
• Attending and managing events (This can be during the week, Evening and Weekends)

Essential Requirements:

• Minimum 2 years experience of Events organisation. This is an essential requirement to apply for the job!
• Proactive & enthusiastic person with the ability to work independently
• Evidence of meeting operational and Sales targets
• Ability to manage and train up part time staff
• Strong & professional telephone manner
• A team player with the ability to lead on multiple projects
• Excellent organisational skills
• Self-starter attitude
• Ability to effectively manage own time
• IT skills, ability to work effectively using internal systems especially MS Office

Perks and Bonus Scheme:

• Increased salary opportunities
• Internal Promotional Pathways
• Your Birthday day off plus your 28 days holiday (includes Bank Holidays)
• Discounts on holidays, hotels, flights, sports, concerts and event tickets
• Employer of the Month Awards and Bonus
• End of year away day's e.g. Germany 2016 - Stuttgart Beer Festival

The Package:

Basic Salary: Between £16 -22k Dependent on experience. (**OTE between £5K to £10k per annum)

•* Based on current average OTE

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