|Apply by||11 July 2018|
|Position / Title||Events Manager|
|Reporting to||Director of Membership Development and Services|
|Direct Reports||Events & Communications Executive|
|Contract Type||Full Time|
|How To Apply||
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 11th July @ 12am
Planning: Strategic planning and management of annual events calendar, ensuring it meets the overall objectives and strategy of Cork Chamber by analysing member feedback, the B2B events environment and cross-departmental work.
Maintain a pipeline of relevant speakers from market research on business issues, internal teams, networking and general media
Bring innovative new experiences to events from locations, to speakers, to formats and technologies
Commercial: Responsible for all commercial aspects of events and sponsorship in line with overall Chamber budget from planning to sponsor negotiation to ticket sales to reconciliation
Communications: Create, copy write, publish and promote all Cork Chamber events via our regular communication channels e.g. Chamberlink magazine, website, ebulletin, LinkedIn & other relevant social media.
Create media partnerships, where appropriate, for larger events that support the awareness of the event and overall brand exposure
Relationship Building: Building and maintaining relationships with sponsors, speakers, partners and stakeholders
Research and identify collaborative opportunities with key organisations as well as commercial opportunities with potential sponsors
Engage with a variety of partners to run co-hosted relevant events
Project Mgt: Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, meet deadlines and stay within budget
Establish, communicate and manage timelines and priorities on every project from information seminars, business briefings, networking events, social events, private corporate dinners to large-scale events e.g.
Lead relevant Task Forces and Events Committees as required
Ensure current or potential systems are fit for purpose for events and event-relevant activities e.g. CRM System, Online booking system, ConnectMe
People Mgt: Provide leadership, direction and support to the team, both direct and indirect reports, while maintaining motivation and enthusiasm to successfully deliver each event.
Work as a team with Event Executive to ensure continuous improvement in how events are delivered and implemented from invitations to promotion to table plans to name badges
Additional team duties as assigned by the Director and CEO
Third Level business related qualification
Functional Knowledge & Experience
Business Knowledge & Experience