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Chemical Watch

Job title Senior Events Manager
Location Bath or Shrewsbury, UK. Some home-working an option.
Salary range Depending on experience
Date posted 01-Jul-19
Apply by 31-Jul-19
Contact Judy Jackson
Tel: 020 3603 2115
Summary Chemical Watch is the leading global provider of independent intelligence and insight for product safety professionals managing chemicals. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Event Manager to join our events team in Bath or Shrewsbury.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for Chemical Watch in lovely offices in Bath or Shrewsbury. Plenty of opportunity for the right candidate to grow this role and progress.

We are looking for a Senior Events Manager to take care of a growing portfolio of business international conferences, awards and leader-level events. There will be travel to Europe, North America, Asia and beyond.

We are looking for an individual with drive, enthusiasm and passion, to manage our B2B conference programme. In return, you will find this company a stimulating place to work and progress your career. We are looking for someone with proven responsibility in B2B conferences.

Reporting to and deputising for the Events Directorr, the role involves:

  • Overall management of annual programme of international conferences
  • Advance planning of programme - liaison with editorial, sales, marketing and event managers to ensure all dates are suitable
  • Constant review of annual programme
  • Overseeing the production of programmes by Event Managers ensuring that all conferences are produced on time and in line with schedules
  • Producing approximately one third of the Chemical Watch annual conference programme
  • Setting up event budgets and monitoring budgets on a daily basis
  • Working closely with the Events Director to identify topics for both existing events and new events
  • Invitations and confirmation to speakers
  • Working with marketing team on the production of marketing and sales collateral
  • Liaison with Sales and Marketing on event promotion
  • Selection of venue, negotiation and management of venue contract
  • Booking and briefing on-site staff
  • On-site management of event
  • Working closely with AV/Multi-media team leading up to events
  • Working on new series of Awards programmes
  • Working on Leader Level events for Chemical Watch members customers

About you:

  • Strong programme and project management experience
  • Communication skills to work effectively within our team, and with other teams
  • 5+ years experience in a similar role
  • Keen to travel overseas
  • Bright, driven, personable and able to rise to the challenge!

The company:

Founded in 2007, Chemical Watch is the leading global provider of independent intelligence and insight for product safety professionals managing chemicals. We help businesses across value chains stay ahead of the dynamic chemicals management agenda by providing access to in-depth knowledge, tools and a network of experts. Our company has a strong shared sense of purpose, fuelled by highly educated and motivated staff who want to make a difference with their work.

Chemical Watch is a truly dynamic company and there is a real opportunity to be had. Competitive salary (more details upon application). Apply today!