AECOM Event Manager, Europe and India in London, United Kingdom
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We are looking for an effective, organised, and personable Event Manager, with a wealth of experience, to join our growing regional marketing and communications team. Reporting to the Head of Strategic Marketing this role will be responsible for planning, promoting, and ensuring the smooth running of an event schedule and individual events for both internal and external audiences. These could span from all staff briefings, leader events to client facing industry events, some of which you are expected to attend. Most of them will be based in the United Kingdom, but a willingness to travel within region is essential.
Collaborate with strategic marketing and internal communications team to produce and manage schedule of regional events
Collaborate with stakeholders to produce detailed event briefs including timelines, venues, suppliers, hosts and/staffing, health and safety requirements security and budgets
Research, visit and check venues, suppliers, and contractors
Manage and coordinate suppliers and all event logistics (venue, catering, travel, audio and visual, branding, staffing)
Collaborate with internal communications and strategic marketing teams to promote events
Manage all pre-event planning including host briefing sessions and delegate packs where applicable
Manage all event guest queries, troubleshoot on the day of the event to ensure all runs smoothly
Oversee the dismantling and removal of the event, clearing venues efficiently
Manager post event debriefs cascading relevant findings to key stakeholders to inform future events and measure the return on investment.
Maintain relevant systems recording guest lists, responses, guest speakers etc
Ensuring event production is consistent with brand guidelines
Brainstorming and implementing new ideas, new ways of working.
Work alongside the Concierge team in our London, Regional HQ to manage our event space.
Operations experience working within a large, preferable professional services organisation
Excellent oral and written communication skills for dealing with internal stakeholders and external suppliers.
Strong organisational and plannig skills to coordinate the actions of multiple parties
Creative thinking skills to plan, design and deliver events that align with the objectives of the activity and the vision of stakeholders
Proficient in Microsoft packages including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word, planning software and e-mail marketing
Basic budget experience to manage spend on events in partnership with Strategic Marketing and Internal Communication team
Must be personable, energetic, positive and enjoy working with people
Teams live experience
Client centric attitude, embracing the company brand and values
Understanding of GDPR and ability to advocate best practice to ensure compliance
Degree in Marketing, Business Studies, or related degree level education
Event management experience in a professional services environment
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: Geography OH
Business Group: Corporate
Strategic Business Unit: General Corporate
Career Area: Marketing & Communications
Work Location Model: Hybrid