Event Director USA based

Job Type:
Permanent
Salary Description:
US$80000 - US$90000 per annum + bonus
Sector:
Exhibitions
Region:
Rest of the World
Location:
Rest of the World
Posted:
27/09/2018
Recruiter:
ESP International
Job Ref:
VH/11057

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced US based Event Director to join a high-profile international B2B exhibition and conference company.

JOB PURPOSE

You will lead on both the event and the event's sales team. You will have ultimate accountability for all aspects of the event's performance, and manage the P+L in accordance with the PDR.

Your main responsibilities are in four areas: leading the sales team, managing key stakeholder relationships, understanding the industry, and delivering the event. You will report directly to the Portfolio Director and directly manage a team of local and / or international Sales Executives.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

Experience & Knowledge - Essential

* Successfully led sales teams in exhibition-based B2B organisations
* Developed a culture of high performance within sales teams
* Developed and maintained relationships with senior governmental or industry association stakeholders

Experience & Knowledge - Desirable

* Worked in an organisation with a matrix management structure
* Developed working relationships with remote or international stakeholders
* Managed teams of indirect reports to deliver integrated products or services for customers
* Led and guided teams through changes to their ways of working
* Previous experience in a customer service focused role

Skills - Essential

Fluent in English

Manage senior stakeholders, both within and outside the company

Communicate both verbally and written

Understand strategic priorities and translate them into tangible actions

Develop and manage project plans and budgets

Manage projects to meet deadlines and budgets

Ability to use initiative

Personal Qualities - Essential

Leads by example and role-models desired behaviour

Strong commercial acumen

Calm under pressure

Forward thinking and open to change

Customer focused

Proactive and resourceful

Contact Details:
ESP International
Tel: 020 7299 2960
Contact: Verdi Hall
Email:

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