Senior Events Manager: Brand Experience Agency – Cape Town

 

Previously disadvantaged candidates will be given preference.

We have a very exciting opportunity for a Senior Events Manager at a super brand experience agency based in Cape Town. In this role you will be required to deliver excellent client service and manage the delivery of exceptional events that meet or exceeds the client’s expectation as well as exceeding target income for the agency. You will have an Events Assistant reporting in to you. If you’ve got Project Management skills, previous agency experience and great client service abilities, we want to hear from you!

 

Responsibilities

  • Business Development
  • Conceptualise and organise all events
  • Assist with growing existing client base through the identification of new clients or deeper penetration into existing clients
  • Source new venues and ideas
  • Ensure that the agency brand and image is conveyed consistently and positively at all times
  • Control budgets and monthly billings
  • Client Management
  • Managing client events
  • Event proposals and research
  • On site venue consulting
  • Coordinating of RSVP’s for various clients and liaising with venues & suppliers
  • Managing marketing material requirements and logistics for events
  • Assisting with creative brainstorms and research
  • Attending events and assisting with registration and event management
  • Event conclusion: ensure event is successfully executed, all marketing material packed up and client accounts have been finalised
  • Build sound customer relationships through client account management
  • Liaison with marketing and promotional item suppliers
  • Provide excellent after sales service
  • Ensuring that all projects are delivered on time and at the projected margins
  • Ensure that clients’ accounts are correct and delivered on time and that payment is affected timeously
  • Write account plans, creative briefs, timing plans and status reports
  • Write a production schedule pre-event
  • Work with other departments to ascertain timing and delivery of projects
  • Client database management
  • Client briefs and meetings

 

Requirements
The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Marketing/Event Management Degree or Diploma
  • 5 years’ experience as an Event Manager
  • Advertising/Marketing agency experience
  • Ongoing industry courses to ensure up to date on latest technology, media, branding and advertising development
  • Exceptional Project Management skills
  • Competitive / market knowledge
  • Good presentation skills
  • Product knowledge – company & client
  • Management of client accounts and service levels
  • Computer literate
  • Sound communication skills
  • Strong client service orientation
  • Ability to multi task and prioritise deadlines
  • Good time management skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Detail oriented
  • Deadline driven
  • Proactive
  • Target driven

 

Should you not receive a response within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.

City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Level: Senior
Remuneration: Negotiable
Reference Number: #Mich1329
Apply for this vacancy now!
The consultant will get back to you