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Candidate 6051

Event Project Manager
£20000 to £30000, £30,000 to £40,000
Full Time/Permanent
Agency, Conferences, Corporate
Not Stated
Not Stated
  • Account Manager for portfolio of over 20 UK and International mass participation sports events
  • Responsible for the negotiation and management of all accommodation contracts and allocations for each event
  • Working closely with event partners and their stakeholders; International Federations, Technical Officials, Production, Press, Contractors, Suppliers as well as participants and spectators
  • Built strong relationships with accommodation and venue providers ensuring competitive rates on accommodation and F&B.
  • Organising & managing Meetings and Dinners where appropriate for large corporate groups
  • Budget Setting & Management
  • Booking flights (trained user of Galileo) and other travel for the Elite Athlete Team, managing the logistics of their requirements for each event
  • Tracking costs and invoicing each individual event within the specified time frame
  • Event delivery on site, managing and directing a team of people
  • Developing and managing client relationships
  • Lead in the creation of accommodation & travel packages for Great North Run as well as the development of the overall event strategy
  • Website design/management, pricing, advertising, and social media promotions.
  • Managing accommodation contracts for over 60 sites and being responsible for the travel and accommodation for over 6000 people visiting the North East for the Great North Run
  • Responsible for achieving £250k sales for Great North Run
  • Production of marketing collateral, advertising, and promotional materials this includes writing, proof reading and editing of marketing and event materials.
  • Identifying opportunities to raise profile of the company and itsservices.
  • Strong commercial and financial analysis skills
I am an experienced Event Project Manager with over 15 years working in the events industry. My passion for events has allowed me to gain some amazing and memorable experiences over the years, particularly within the Sports sector. Specialising in accommodation and logistics for major sports events both in the UK and Internationally I have a wealth of knowledge and experience and have built some fantastic relationships along the way.