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Reference: 88128

Date Added: 16 March 2023
Closing Date: 1 April 2023

Job Title: Event Project Manager

Working For: A client of Total Politics (government department)

Location: London

Salary: Full time pro rata £40,000-50,000 per year

Length of Contract: Fixed contract from asap - December 2023

Job Details

Total Politics are seeking an experienced event project manager to work on a large-scale, high profile conference taking place in November 2023. Working closely with our government client on a daily basis, you will be involved in designing the content, managing the speakers for this important event as well as looking after event operations. Knowledge of and/or an interest in government policy is key. Your enthusiasm, experience and drive will be vital in helping us to deliver this new and ambitious project for government.

Key responsibilities:

  • Act as a strategic partner to the client in planning, developing and delivering the conference and awards
  • Liaise with the client to understand event requirements and attend key planning meetings
  • Assist with project management of the event
  • Manage sponsor engagement, ensuring key deliverables are met for sponsors and the client
  • Manage speakers from invitation to on-the-day
  • Negotiating quotes and agreements with vendors
  • Budget management
  • Reporting to client on deliverables and timeframes
  • Reporting to client post-event post

The ideal candidate:

  • Able to provide strategic advice to senior colleagues and clients, using insight to drive decision-making
  • Excellent project management skills and experience
  • Conference and/or awards ceremony planning/management experience
  • Strong commercial and business acument
  • Experience working with clients in a fast-paced environment
  • Resilient and able to prioritise
  • High quality post-event analysis and report writing skills

Closing Date: 1 April 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place week of 3 April with appointment as soon as possible after that date.

Application Details


Website: http://totalpolitics.com

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