Jennifer Guy

Project Manager

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
-

Skills

  • Event Coordination
  • Event Management
  • Venue Finding
  • Project Management
  • Account Management
  • Teamworking
  • Content
  • Negotiation
  • Customer Facing
  • IT

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Seven Events

    Seven Events

    • Events
  • B

    Banks Sadler

    • U

      Unicorn Events

      Work history

      2020

      Project Manager

      Unicorn Events

      Feb 2019 - Apr 2020
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Unicorn Events were an ​award winning​, ​global​ events agency based in London and New York. I was a ​project manager, ​leading on creating a number of shared experiences by telling my client’s brand ​stories​ through large scale ​conferences​, ​incentives​ and​ brand activations​ to connect to their audiences. My clients’ industries ranged from technology and hospitality to law and pharmaceutical brands. My day to day tasks included; planning and tracking project progress, compiling and updating live event decks, sourcing and managing suppliers, leading junior members of the team as well as handling logistics of event-coordination and travel. All before leading the onsite team for the event delivery and finishing by reconciling budgets, and conducting project reviews with clients. Projects included: - Incentive ​in Paris for 40 nominated winners with their partners for Extreme Networks - Sales kick off ​roadshow​ for 300 delegates in both Belfast & Vienna for IHG - Conference for over ​500​ delegates with ancillary meetings and events in London for Showpad - First time EMEA ​conference​ for global law firm, GQ Littler, for 120 attendees & ​securing​ the repeat event for 2020 Areas of responsibility: - Account Management​ by supporting potential new business opportunities and the development of expand relationships with current accounts - Client management​ - leading regular client calls and meetings updating them on the progress of projects - End to end​ ​project management​ from pitch to delivery, involving producing project plans and timelines, compiling proposals, reviewing contracts, managing budgets and completing event workbooks - Proposal management​ – leading on ​client briefs​ and proposals for events within the portfolio - Event Design​ by working with production teams from ​concept​ to creation - Event Management​ of all event logistics including crew and delegate travel, transfers, accommodation room blocks, management of onsite team - Delegate management​ & event website creation across multiple platforms including Aventri & Bizaboo

      2019

      Event Executive

      Seven Events

      Sep 2018 - Feb 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • SevenEvents delivers global meeting & event management services including venue finding, incentive travel & conference management for a wide range of corporate clients such as ​Close Brothers & We Work​. Areas of responsibility: - Proposal writing​ for a range of events such as conferences & corporate incentives - Preparing event ​budgets​, event workbooks and coordinating logistics - Onsite support at events, managing delegate registration, session moderating, ​supplier & client liaison

      2018

      Account Executive

      Banks Sadler

      Apr 2016 - Sep 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Based on the ​Accenture​ dedicated team, the role involved sourcing venues and suppliers for all their UK & Ireland meetings & events including; small meetings, large conferences & seasonal social events with numbers varying between 5 – 1,000 delegates. As a team of 7 we collectively worked on approximately 2,000 enquiries each year. Areas of responsibility: - Account Management​ - Client liaison, identifying needs and key success factors, managing expectations and dealing with high level complaints - Venue Find ​- Negotiation and liaison with a range of supplier types & ensuring excellent cost savings, added value, commission, payment & cancellation terms. Venue and supplier ​research​ based on client’s requirements and needs before preparing ​accurate​ & ​detailed​ venue quotations for clients in their preferred format - Event Management​ - Running Accenture’s Monthly Experienced Hire Induction sessions by being the main point of contact for venue, delegates, ​speakers​ & AV suppliers on the day and running all onsite logistics - Team Management​ - Supporting junior team members, providing necessary training on policies and procedures and day to day support as required. Distributing all new enquiries to team members based on their capacity and experience

      Education

      Currently

      Event Management

      Bournemouth University

      Sep 2010
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Modules included: - Strategy & Leadership - Financial Reporting - Personal & Professional Development - Consumer Experience & Behaviour - Creative Media & Events - Event Management

      2010

      Sep 2004 - Jul 2010
      • Poole, United Kingdom
      • - GCSE - Grades A-C in English, Maths, Science, Business Studies, ICT, History, French & Spanish - AS & A Levels - B grades in English Language, Media & ICT