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  • Job reference: RMS0110632

PR Resource & Global - Events Manager - 22754

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Whitley
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/06/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (13/06/12)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
Division: Public Affairs

Position Description:
Maternity cover for one of two managers within the PR Resources team, helping to deliver 25+ major media events/programmes a year, including global drive programmes, motor show involvement, press briefings, etc
- Manage the planning and delivery of global media drive programmes, working alongside the brand teams. Responsibilities include venue research/evaluation, vehicle plans, guest and exec logistics, on-site management, agency selection/management, budget, etc
- Manage the planning and delivery of motorshow PR programmes
- including press day plans, executive/guest logistics, press conference delivery, out-of-show events, budget, etc for key global shows
- Manage the planning and delivering of other global PR events (eg technical seminars, press conferences)
- Strategic input and provide expert advice on events etc, and work with the brand and corporate teams to deliver their respective objectives
- Contribute to the development of new ways of working to deliver team and departmental objectives, both in 'thinking smarter' about current process and developing new activities to suit the developing PR audiences

Skills Required:
Strong event, budget and team management. Appreciation of media requirements, across both automotive and broader sectors. Delivery focused. Excellent interpersonal skills (at all levels).. Able and willing to travel regularly (UK and overseas), typically for short stays once/twice a month and on occasion for up to two/three weeks at a time

Skills Preferred:
One or more foregin language

Experience Required:
Proven track record of major event/project management, delivery and budget control

Experience Preferred:
Management of events with budgets of £200k upwards. PR experience, including international media exposure, would be a major advantage.

Education Required:
Degree
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