T.A. Cook - Event Logistics & Operations Manager

.A. Cook specializes in providing expert operational advice to companies in the asset-intensive industries. Taking a unique, hands-on approach, its focus on Asset Performance Management offers clients sustainable excellence of boutique quality from its offices around the world. In addition, T.A. Cook is a leading organizer of international conferences and seminars as well as a partner for studies and benchmarking platforms.

We are looking for an experienced event logistics manager, with commercial B2B event experience, to join our growing team.Exemplary project management skills, an ability to work under pressure and manage a number of competing priorities whilst maintaining a keen eye for detail are prerequisites for this role. An enthusiastic and motivated character, of graduate calibre and capable of working accurately to fixed deadlines, you will have had at least 4 – 5 years’ events experience.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operational project management and on-site event management including logistics team staffing

  • Management and execution of the end-to-end event lifecycle, including but not limited to venue and evening Event Management.You will be required to attend and participate in site visits

  • Management of speaker and sponsor logistics, including travel and accommodation arrangements

  • Matching specs to event venues – researching, evaluating and identifying event locations and venues. Cost Analysis exercises and presentation to key stakeholders

  • Relationship management and partner expectation management

  • Data management and analysis in accordance with GDPR practices

  • Identifying, building relationships and working with vendors across the EMEA region

  • Scenario planning, budget management and accurate monitoring of spend. Financial management of all logistics expenditure

  • Monitoring feedback and following-up suggestions for future improvements

  • Configuration planning and development of an event space to optimise delegate flow, including floorplan mapping with H&S considerations in mind

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES – ESSENTIAL

  • Graduate calibre

  • Good attention to detail in all aspects of work

  • Organized, enthusiastic and flexible self-starter with excellent time and task management skills

  • Professional manner and excellent client-facing skills

  • Excellent communication skills and command of English

  • Able to manage budgets accurately and efficiently

  • Capable of multi-tasking and prioritizing across simultaneously running projects

  • Flexible team player with a positive, can-do attitude

  • Willing and able to travel

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES – DESIRABLE

  • A second language (preferably Spanish, German, Arabic, Russian or French)

WHAT WE OFFER

We are offering an opportunity for development within a fast-paced and sometimes pressured environment. You will take on full responsibility for your portfolio of conferences and develop into your own area of expertise within a growing Team.

If flexibility, being a quick learner, working independently and the ability to integrate into an international team are familiar to you, then we look forward to receiving your application including CV, credentials, earliest start date and salary expectations.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Event Management: 3 years (Preferred)