Do you have a flair for organising teams, getting the job done within tight deadlines, while still displaying thoughtful design and style? Then you are well-suited for the job of an events manager. For a worthy events manager, no event is ever too big or small: a private birthday party for a few elite friends or a major public event you will consider each as equally important, ensuring a perfect and enjoyable occasion for your client. The events manager needs to take overall responsibility for every aspect of organising an event, and this includes budgeting, logistics, liaising, sourcing and delegating of tasks while in a fast-paced environment. The events manager is also the face of the team, and is responsible for all publicity and or spokesperson responsibilities. Event managers are known for working hours beyond the average, evenings and weekends with events means the events manager, as head of the planning team, will be strictly on duty re of this industry that keep event managers ready for more!
The successful events manager has a very specific set of skills, which are well developed and supported by a hands-on personality. The events manager is firstly responsible for relationships and selling of event managing services. Once the contract has been landed, the events manager needs to develop and instruct team operation according to a set budget, time-frame and event style. In many aspects, the events manager is also a team leader, motivating and leading the team up to the very last minute of the event.
- Outstanding communication, selling, budgeting and time planning skills.
- An exceptional eye for detail.
- Team leader and able to work under great pressure.