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PR and Events

The Role
As an Events Manager or Events Account Manager you will oversee and organise events that will make an impact on the target audience. You will be responsible for managing a portfolio or events, developing and implementing the strategy and managing a team to help you deliver both large scale and smaller scale events. If you are an Events Manager inhouse then you will be managing events for that one company and these may be onsite or external. If you are an Events Account Manager in an agency then you will be working with a range of different clients.
The Events Manager will either sit within the events team and be made up of both event management and operational teams. Or in smaller companies the events team sometimes sits within the marketing team.
An Events Manager is, above all, a project manager who understands marketing and promotion techniques. To be successful in this role you will be highly organised and able to manage multiple projects at any one time, along with changing priorities. You will also be a brilliant communicator, working closely with other teams and stakeholders within and external to the business.
Some key responsibilities of the Events Manager include:
  • Plan event from start to finish according to requirements, target audience and objectives
  • Prepare budgets and ensure adherence
  • Source and negotiate with vendors and suppliers
  • Ensure event is completed smoothly and step up to resolve any problems that might occur
  • Analyse the event’s success and prepare reports
About Swindon
Swindon is a town in the heart of Wiltshire. It has seen huge investment and regeneration in recent years due to its easy access to large centres such as London, Bristol, Reading and Cardiff making it a very desirable place to live amongst professional and a commuter hub.
Swindon is now one of the most economically successful and highly innovative towns in the UK, ranking in the top 5 towns for business investment.
The Key industry sectors in the town include manufacturing/engineering, life sciences, information and communication technologies, financial and business services. Swindon is home to major businesses, including Intel, npower, Zurich Financial Services, WHSmith, Honda, Nationwide Building Society and First Great.
Swindon It is also home Steam museum and is a celebration of the pioneering vision and engineering genius of Isambard Kingdom Brunel which led to the Great Western Railway network becoming regarded as the most advanced in the world.

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