Events Project Manager

  • Location
    Leyland, Lancashire
  • Salary
    £ 28000 - £ 34500 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Admin and Secretarial
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accounts Administrator

Adecco Recruitment are currently recruiting for on behalf of our client, an Events Project Manager to work for a successful and growing business in the Preston area.

Events Project Manager-Working Remotely from Home/Hybrid Work pattern available

12-18 month contract to cover maternity leave with view to permanent contract

What we're offering

Salary: £28,000 to £34,500 (depending on experience)

Benefits including contributory pension scheme and non-contractual profit-related bonus scheme.

We're looking for an exceptional Project Manager to join our client's talented team, supporting them in delivering their impressive and increasing portfolio of work. You will be creative, organised and highly motivated to work as both a self-starter and as part of a larger team working on complex projects. This will include the event management and production of a wide range of live events, from virtual and in-person conferences, seminars, roadshows, exhibitions and award ceremonies. Experience managing virtual and hybrid events and a good working knowledge of virtual meeting and events platforms, is desirable.

You will be able to demonstrate your track record within the events industry, having worked with similar agencies in the delivery of live events for public, private or third sector clients for ideally over 4 years.

You will be a first point of contact for clients and so you will be approachable, articulate, confident and able to interpret client briefs to develop innovative approaches and solutions.

You will thrive under pressure, relish a fast-paced environment and take interest in varied work from a diverse range of clients, whilst enjoying the totality of project work from start to finish.

The role

Becoming part of our client's close-knit team, you will lead in project delivery providing end-to-end management for events and related projects all over the country. You will report to and be supported by the Head of Projects.

Responsibilities will include:

- Taking client briefs

- Managing and developing key accounts

- Liaising with clients and updating them accordingly

- Writing innovative proposals and pitching

- Creative management and co-ordination of printed event materials, websites, interactive apps, film and animations

- Managing the event from inception to completion

- Collaborating closely with the wider project team

- Managing budgets

- Team leadership, in the planning stages and onsite

- Evaluation analysis and reporting

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person with considerable industry experience within an agency or corporate environment where you have been running your own events. It is not a traditional 9-5, events are held across the UK and the ability to travel and stay overnight on occasions, is prerequisite. A full, clean UK driving license is essential.


If you possess these skills and would enjoy working in a friendly environment as part of a hard-working team, then we want to hear from you.

Pleaseapply now for immediate consideration!

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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