Venue Sourcing Manager - Global Events

  • by Amdas
  • Location London, UK
  • Salary £28,000 / year
  • 125 days ago
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Job Description:

Our Client are a FTSE 100 Global Publisher providing business intelligence and large scales events to the B2B sector.

Key objectives will be to identify and secure key venues in the US.

Responsibilities include:

  • Proactively engaging and managing internal stakeholders, building a thorough understanding of key venue requirements, event challenges and business objectives
  • Managing multiple sourcing projects, communicating and advising on progress and delivery timeframes
  • Negotiating contracts 
  • Understanding and utilising systems and technologies
  • Using the procurement process to deliver measurable, sustainable cost savings
  • Building excellent internal and external relationships with stakeholders and the wider events team

Experience Required

  • 2-3 Years’ experience in sourcing venues for large scale events (500+ attendees), knowledge of venues (hotels and convention centres) is essential
  • Working knowledge of US venue sourcing is both highly desirable and advantageous
  • An expert knowledge in venues, with the ability to advise key stakeholders on best locations/venues for specific events and challenges
  • A strong track record of having sourced goods and services from third parties, ideally within the events industry
  • Highly analytical, comfortable manipulating large volumes of data

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  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info plus 25% bonus
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Catering & Hospitality
  • Years Experience 2+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)