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Deputy Event Manager

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsAccount Executive - Event Manager

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About me

Experienced Account Manager with excellent record for retaining and growing business partnerships and consistently hitting sales targets. Excellent negotiator with events management experience; all events consistently being executed under budget. A business and technology savvy problem solver, thriving in a fast paced environment. Deep knowledge of the fashion business, education and not for profit sector.

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Skills

  • Sales
  • Events
  • Fashion
  • Copy
  • Budget Negotiation
  • Target Driven
  • People Skills
  • Business Growth

Work history

2017

Event Planner

NCS

Jul 2016 - Feb 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • • Working cross functionally to manage a vibrant calendar of events for all departments with 100% record of event delivery within or below budget • Leading all event volunteers and ensuring staff were working with a coherent vision • Notoriety for excellent negotiation skills and sourcing venues for below industry average/free • Largest event: Annual Conference for 1,000 people (executed for £10k less than planned budget) • Event curation: founded 5 new events for the company which increased awareness of the brand and participation of partners • Close working relationship with marketing team to create consistently branded event assets • Use of SaaS products to manage registration for events and sales data • Managing relationships with key suppliers • Deep understanding of events industry best practice and all health and safety requirements • Working to KPIs; reporting on event performance and providing recommendations to drive improvement; 98% positive feedback for 11 events organised during contract • Writing all event documentation and pre event communications

Education

2010

B.A hos

University of Nottingham

Sep 2007 - Jun 2010
  • Nottingham, United Kingdom