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Events Manager, EMEA

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Edelman

23d ago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Senior Level
  • Marketing
  • London
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AI generated summary

  • You must have experience managing online and in-person events in a b2b corporate environment. Strong digital skills, ability to multitask, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a flexible attitude to work hours are essential for success in this role.
  • You will manage event logistics, produce high-quality events for EMEA audience, engage clients, track metrics, coordinate attendees, create event collateral, and oversee best practices.

Requirements

  • Experience managing online and in-person events from implementation through to completion in a b2b corporate environment
  • Knowledge of virtual event platforms and a propensity to easily picking up and using digital event platforms and tools (i.e. Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Vimeo, HubSpot, Menti etc.)Advanced administration skills, including Microsoft Office skills including Teams, Word & Excel
  • Beneficial but not required to have experience of using a CRM for events, such as Microsoft Dynamics, HubSpot or Marketo
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An interest in current affairs agenda and key global trends, particularly on new venues, trends and themes
  • Experience with social media management and content creation
  • Friendly and approachable, with a positive and flexible attitude to work and working hours (some evening work or early mornings with TOIL provided)
  • Strong interpersonal skills, working autonomously and as a team
  • Ability to use own initiative whilst working to tight deadlines in a demanding environment

Responsibilities

  • Supporting the management of Edelman UK’s busy event programme (internal and external
  • audiences) ensuring that all events and their content support the business strategy and priorities
  • Organising all aspects of Edelman’s b2b and employee event logistics including technical production, guest invitation and attendance process, programming, content, speaker management and event collateral
  • Producing high-quality events (virtual and in person) consumed live or on demand for an EMEA audience
  • Supporting a programme of events that create opportunities to engage and entertain clients
  • Managing client databases and tracking of event metrics, producing full post-event analysis and collation of attendee feedback
  • Managing internal and guest speakers for panel events
  • Working proactively with internal stakeholders to coordinate attendees, guest list management, invitation process and post-event communication
  • Providing admin support to the team, creating Project Plans, Run of Shows, Briefing Books, and all other event collateral
  • Gathering and creating social content showcasing UK and Global events to build Edelman’s corporate reputation
  • Oversee ‘best practice’ for all Edelman events, staying on top of trends

FAQs

What kind of events will I be managing in this role?

In this role, you will be managing a variety of events including internal town halls, client-facing events, panel discussions, high-end roundtable dinners, virtual events, and employee engagement events.

What are the key responsibilities of an Events Manager in this role?

Your key responsibilities will include organizing all aspects of event logistics, managing client databases and tracking event metrics, coordinating attendees and guest lists, producing post-event analysis, creating event collateral, and overseeing best practice for all events.

What skills and experience are required for this position?

You should have experience managing both online and in-person events in a corporate b2b environment, knowledge of virtual event platforms, strong administration skills, excellent communication skills, an interest in current affairs and global trends, experience with social media management, and the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.

Will I need to work flexible hours in this role?

Yes, there may be some evening work or early mornings required for events, but time off in lieu (TOIL) will be provided to balance out any additional hours worked.

What regions will I be supporting as an Events Manager in this role?

You will primarily be supporting events in the UK market, as well as providing expertise and best practices to other EMEA markets including Germany, Spain, Italy, and The Middle East.

Marketing & Advertising
Industry
5001-10,000
Employees
1952
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Edelman is a global communications firm that partners with businesses and organizations to evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Our 6,000 people in more than 60 offices deliver communications strategies that give our clients the confidence to lead, act with certainty and earn the lasting trust of their stakeholders. We develop powerful ideas and tell magnetic stories that move at the speed of news, make an immediate impact, transform culture and spark movements. Since our founding in 1952 by Dan Edelman, we have remained an independent, family-run company. We use our profits to strengthen our business, provide our employees with opportunities to grow, advance our industry, and serve as a responsible citizen of the world. Every day, we strive to live and work by a long-held set of core values: the pursuit of excellence, the freedom to be curious, the courage to do the right thing, and a commitment to improving society. Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Culture & Values

  • The Relentless Pursuit of Excellence

    Bringing the best of ourselves and partners to our clients.

  • The Freedom to be Constantly Curious

    Tenacious, flexible and thorough approach that drives creativity and growth for clients and ourselves.

  • The Courage to do the Right Thing

    Trusted and resilient partner, committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workforce, that prioritizes the wellbeing of ourselves and our colleagues.

  • The Commitment to Positively Impact Society

    Performing our work with an environmental conscience, and a sense of tolerance, fairness and equality.