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Event Manager

 

Lifeplus is a highly successful company focusing on wellbeing and we have ambitious plans for our future. We manufacture exceptional nutritional and personal care products – distributed by referral marketing by our enthusiastic customers throughout Europe and key regions across the globe. We’re passionate, privately run and genuinely live according to our philosophy – which is to help people feel good.

We need motivated and enthusiastic people to help us deliver inspiring events for our customers across Europe.

Lifeplus’ marketing team are based in the UK and are responsible for the development and creation of a significant series of high profile events throughout Europe. We are looking for a highly motivated team player with a marketing background and a proven track record in events management, having successfully delivered large scale and complex B2C events. You will be joining our existing event team and will need to hit the ground running to support the Senior Marketing Manager in preparing for our flagship 2020 annual event.

Event Management and Development:

  • Work closely with the International Marketing Director to ensure the timely and professional delivery of existing events; manage all aspects of the logistics of setting up and delivering events, including publicity, venues, invitations and attendance, material and audio-visual resources, refreshments and accommodation; organise and manage a programme of workshops, stakeholder meetings and training events; act as the first point of contact for all enquiries relating to the events.
  • Evaluation of events including the collation and analysis of data; Manage the production event marketing collateral and communications working closely with marketing services teams.
  • Work closely with the Customer Marketing and Communications Manager to ensure that event marketing communications are joined up and complimentary.
  • Work with key Lifeplus stakeholders in developing a marketing strategy for events and assist in its delivery; produce detailed marketing plans; assist in the production of marketing materials and distribute these to promote events; promote events to new and existing audiences, liaise with the marketing team.
  • Monitor and forecast an accurate marketing and event budget.
  • Support and develop the marketing events team leading both team and individual meetings, regularly reviewing personal development plans and conducting end of year appraisals.
  • Lifeplus is a highly successful company focusing on wellbeing and we have ambitious plans for our future. We manufacture exceptional nutritional and personal care products – distributed by referral marketing by our enthusiastic customers throughout Europe and key regions across the globe. We’re passionate, privately run and genuinely live according to our philosophy – which is to help people feel good.
  • We need motivated and enthusiastic people to help us deliver inspiring events for our customers across Europe.

Experience Required:

  • Marketing planning at strategic level including budgeting, projecting and accounting for ROI, preferably within a FMCG context.
  • Significant event planning and management experience, in house and working with agencies; including logistics and financial management along with proven experience of organising large and complex events with 1000+ participants and including post-event evaluation, producing reports encompassing financial expenditure and attendance records.
  • Brand Management experience, monitoring and maintaining the approved imagery and phrasing of a corporate brand.
  • A creative flair for effective design of marketing materials.
  • Experience in working with creative agencies, pitching through to appointment and project management.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to influence at all levels and ability to work well with a wide range of people from different parts of the organisation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, networking and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent computer skills and working experience of word processing and database packages, including MS Office.
  • Budgeting, planning, organisational and project management skills to prioritise and manage workload to tight deadlines, with a minimum of supervision.
  • Flexibility to travel throughout Europe and to work varying hours including evening and weekend work.

Desirable Skills/Experience

  • Degree level qualification or equivalent, preferably in a communications related subject.
  • At least 2 years experience working in marketing/event and ability to demonstrate knowledge of a broad range of marketing activities.
  • Proven and demonstrable experience of managing and promoting events.
  • Experience in managing teams, recognising and supporting individual development requirements.
  • Second language: German would be an added advantage.

What we offer you:

  • Rewarding salary packages Contributory pension scheme of up to 6%
  • Opportunity to buy & sell holiday
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Contributory hospital and health cash plan
  • Discounts at leading brands and retailers
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Free Lifeplus nutritional and personal care products at work

Hours and Days:

Monday to Friday 37.5 hrs per week (European travel will be required)

The responsibilities and attributes listed above is indicative it is not exhaustive and is not designed to limit or inhibit the way we work or how the role develops. This is intended to be a fluid document and indicates how we currently see the role.

  • Please note: The successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check.
  • Please advise us in advance if you have any special requirements if you are asked to attend an interview.

We are Lifeplus Europe Limited (“Lifeplus”), Lifeplus House, Little End Road, St Neots, PE19 8JH, England, T: +44 1480 224623, E: jobs@lifeplus.com. On submission of your application your CV and contact details will be collected, and retained by Lifeplus. We will process your personal information for recruitment purposes only.  Your personal information will be stored in our applicant tracking system (located in the UK), and will only be shared with other members of the Lifeplus group of companies (including those located outside of the EEA) where necessary.

Your personal information is retained for a 6 month period; when this period is over we will either delete your data or inform you that we would like to keep it on our database for future roles or suitable opportunities. Our lawful basis for retaining this information is legitimate interest. For more details on how Lifeplus treats your personal information please see the Privacy Notice https://www.careersatlp.com/privacy-cookies/ or contact us at privacy@lifeplus.com.