Event Manager S010770

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JOB TITLE:Event Manager S010770
REF NUMBER:Event Manager S010770

Role: Events Manager, Professional Education Organisation – 12 month contract


Location: Dublin City Centre.


Salary: Negotiable on experience.


Our client is an education organisation and is currently looking to appoint an Events Manager to oversee the centralised events function.


The successful candidate will be capable of successfully completing multiple tasks and projects.


The ideal candidate will be required to have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication skills, administrative, and organisational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance of multiple priorities.



Main Duties & Key Responsibilities


  • Manage central event function on-site at the client organisation‘s premises.

  • Develop an annual events plan

  • Working with the various department teams, committees and internal stakeholders to ensure that the events take place

  • Involved in setting up events in conjunction with various departments

  • Dealing appropriately with any unforeseen issues in a timely and courteous manner

  • Meet and interact professionally with guests, members, staff and media

  • Central hub for events, hold the schedule of events for whole organisation.

  • Working in collaboration with the president‘s office and senior management‘s office and the Senior Management Team to ensure the events are communicated appropriately

  • Charity collaborations on events throughout the year.

  • Central liaison point between departments and responsible for monitoring quality of service delivery

  • Responsible for identifying areas for improvement in event operational delivery

  • Maintaining close working relationship with operational teams to ensure exceptional delivery of service

  • Assessing an event‘s overall success of the event and providing feedback to client / stakeholder teams.

  • Liaise with key suppliers and contractors as the main point of contact

  • Building upon and maintaining client & third party supplier relationships

  • Preparation and overseeing budgets for each event. Monitoring and analysing financial outcomes of events as part of post event analysis

  • Reporting as guided by Senior Management

  • Will have one Administrator reporting into the successful candidate (part time)


Knowledge & Skills


  • 3 years of experience in successfully managing cross-functional projects

  • Experience in organising a wide range of professional events, is a plus, but not a necessity

  • Strong collaborator with ideas, energy, determination, and passion.

  • Ability to thrive in ambiguity and exercise judgement in a fast moving environment

  • Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to write well and translate complex issues into simple language that people who are not experts can understand

  • Superb attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects in parallel and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders

  • You have super strong interpersonal and customer service skills, especially in fast-paced situations



Remuneration & Benefits

  • Salary (DOE)

  • Excellent working conditions

  • Training & development opportunities

  • Pension


To Apply, please send your CV to Hazel Whelan in confidence,

email: hazel@rplus.ie



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