Project Director (Events)

  • Cheshire
  • Permanent
  • £45,000 - £55,000
  • Hybrid

Our client is a dynamic and innovative communications agency, specialising in delivering top-notch live experiences both nationally and internationally. We are supporting them with their search for a Project Director to join their growing team in South Manchester.
 
This is an events-first role, but will also involve Creative, Campaign Delivery, Content Production and Brand – it’s truly integrated!
 
Agency experience is desirable for this role.
 
Job Title: Project Director
Location: South Manchester (Hybrid working – 3 days in the office)
Company: Leading Creative Events/ Comms Agency
Salary: Up-to 55k
 
Responsibilities:

  • Manage the planning and execution of large-scale events with a focus on Experiential and Internal Comms from start to finish
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams, including event production, design, creative
  • Act as the primary point of contact for clients, ensuring their needs are met and expectations are exceeded
  • Develop and manage project budgets and timelines
  • Oversee on-site event operations, ensuring smooth running and problem resolution
  • Source and negotiate with suppliers and vendors to ensure best value for the client
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships, and proactively identify and pursue new business opportunities

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Event Management, Marketing, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in event management, preferably in an agency environment
  • Proven track record of delivering successful, complex events with excellent project management skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, with the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of event production, including audio-visual, lighting, and rigging
  • Passion for delivering exceptional customer service and producing innovative and memorable events

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-paced, dynamic and creative events agency, where you will have the opportunity to work on a range of high-profile events. If you are a driven, organised, and creative individual with a passion for event management, we would love to hear from you!

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