Events Global Programme Manager

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Events Programme Manager

Start: ASAP

Length: 9 months + extension

Location: London, on-site.

Rate: £300 - £450 Per day

Engagement: Inside IR35 - PAYE via Trust in Soda

I am working with a leading Tech Leader who is looking for an Events Programme Manager to join their team in London.

Ideally, we are looking for someone that would be able to start this project as soon as possible, however, we can accommodate a reasonable notice period, of four weeks maximum.

Our client has a medium-term project that is running from March till end of December 2024 that needs full-time, event programme management support from an experienced and keen Event Marketer. Although this role is based in the UK, this person will work within the Global Business Marketing team reporting to the Global Programs Marketing Lead (based in New York). In addition, this Event Programme Manager will be working very closely with the Global Programs team in Region as well as the Local Market Agency sales teams to deliver this global programme in the EMEA region.

The Programme: Multi-market Agency Education Programme that is focused on driving education and advocacy across its main Agency customers. The programme is simultaneously executed across 3 regions:
  • APAC (Australia & New Zealand / India / Southeast Asia)
  • EMEA (UK / DACH / Nordics / Italy / Spain / Poland)
  • LATAM (Brazil / Mexico).

We require someone to help with the growing demands / needs within the programme by working collaboratively with others across the 11 global markets with a specific focus in their particular region.

The work will focus on refining, launching and executing this targeted marketing programme to their largest advertising agencies. This role requires a self-starter, who can work with key, internal and external stakeholders to ensure the program is delivered to the highest standard. More specifically, this Event Programme Manager needs to manage the cross-functional (XFN) team in order to execute and deliver specific project work associated with this overall marketing program. This individual's value sits with their ability to skillfully plan and manage the tasks needed to produce the deliverables of the program.

Success in this role will require:
  • A passion for the company's success and the potential that exists for building community across the company's various apps and services, including their power to help agencies and partners create business success
  • Expert operational/logistics thinking, including the ability to move fast with minimal supervision
  • The ability to thrive in a dynamic, team-focused environment, managing multiple complex projects simultaneously

  • Programme Management - In 6 EMEA markets (UK / DACH / Nordics / Italy / Spain /


? Close collaboration with the Global Programs Marketing Lead in New York, and

fellow Project Manager CWs across the other regions

? Internal Stakeholder Management - Working with and reporting back to key XFN

partners: Local Agency Sales teams / Global Programs team / Investment teams

? External Stakeholder Management - participant community across their Agency

Holding Company/Client groups in region

? Broader Marketing / Comms strategy - leadership in region
  • Programme coordination and support in region

? Leading the logistics and management of all programme events

? Leading the external communications and event enrollment for those events

? Running all program events (including speakers, content development, event

programming, delivery and follow ups, etc.)

? Sources, manages and schedules all internal speakers and external training

vendors, including but not limited to:

? Booking

? Supplier management

? Workshop enrollment and logistics
  • Owns project timelines within the context of the overall programme timeline

(development, adjustments, alerting to roadblocks/delays) & schedules reviews
  • Ensures team is on track to deliver against timeline at all project stages
  • Maintains/Leads team status meetings and regular communication of hot sheet, latest

feedback, and statuses
  • Ensures team has all information, files, or resources needed to execute (e.g. working

files, latest decks, recap of stakeholder feedback, etc)
  • Budget tracking (open POs, track spend)
  • Facilitates asset delivery to market (trafficking, localization, media delivery)
  • Ensures operational governance standards are met: Marketing Legal, Comms/PR, MSP

/ Agency Ops procedures; Translation / Terminology timing; Launch Calendar; Digital

process, etc.
  • Own the project archive: Documentation; Accessibility; Templated outputs
  • Communications/Meeting support: Agendas; Meeting notes & follow-ups;

  • 5+ years experience working directly with advertising, marketing, learning and

development, media and/or consulting companies
  • Experience communicating across multiple audiences with and without authority over

those audiences
  • Expert ability to build relationships and work effectively with peers and managers, both

internally and externally across a variety of disciplines
  • Advanced organization and project management experience
  • Exceptional attention to detail when it comes to managing all pillars of event logistics
  • Proven success delivering results in a fast-changing business environment
  • Experience with G-Suite (especially Doc, Slides & Sheets) and Microsoft Office

? Email marketing platforms - e.g. Mailchimp

? Survey tools - Such as Survey Monkey or equivalent

If this looks like you please apply with your updated CV :)
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