Event Manager

Company Purpose

CAPITAL-e provides creative marketing programs, events and experiences that help our customers build relationships with those who matter most. Our transparent and holistic approach focuses on establishing, nurturing and sustaining these relationships in a way that’s authentic to our customer’s brand. We work globally and locally for some of the world’s coolest technology companies; behind them every step of the way to help put their brand and customers first.

Position Purpose

The Event Manager is responsible for taking an event brief and executing it to completion.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the events project end-to-end including making key decisions relating to the event
  • Take the original brief with the client and ensure all parts of the brief understood
  • Responding to brief so both parties are clear on the project scope
  • Work through theming with the client
  • Work with client on ensuring brand guidelines are met and that brand presence and branding activations are in-line with the client’s brand strategy
  • Organise, liaise and build relationships with the venue
  • Print any collateral, signage, brand presence
  • Develop and maintain event budget daily and as agreed with client
  • Event execution
  • Post-event debrief and analysis with the client
  • Look for opportunities to upsell other CAPITAL-e offerings on a project
  • Work on all projects so that they are organised and delivered to an exceptional standard
  • Develop client relationships 
  • Some international and national travel required on occasion

Skill Set Required To Perform This Position

  • Confidence to make decisions and find solutions
  • Great project management skills and ability to prioritise
  • Genuine attention to detail
  • Great client service and project management skills with strong emphasis on follow up
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent vendor management skills
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company’s success
  • Critical thinker and superior problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Ability to build business relationships

Experience/Qualifications Required To Perform This Position

  • Sydney venue & supplier knowledge essential
  • Experience running high volume of small scale events
  • Experience using Google Docs, Excel, Word
  • A degree in Marketing / Events / Communications preferable
  • 2+ years in Event Management role

Personal Attributes

  • A positive attitude and enthusiastic demeanour
  • Great people skills, able to deal with multiple stakeholders
  • Efficient and effective with high output
  • Problem solver
  • Strategic thinker
  • Flexible work style and ability to respond to evolving needs
  • Can work autonomously or as part of a team

Role Title: Event Manager

Employment Type: Full-time

Reports To: Director, Events & Experiential

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