Event Manager

Company: Aston carter
Location: Reading RG6 1WG, UK
Industry: Marketing, Aston carter, Business Transformation and Change Management, Products, Marketing & Customer Relationships
Rate: 400.0 - 435.0 GBP Daily
Job Type: Contract
ID: JP-002379586
Posted: 08 Oct 2021

Job Description:


We’re looking for a commercially orientated events manager with outstanding project management skills to come join the UK Experiential Team. The Experiential Team leads high-visibility, impactful events and programs to engage customers and partners. Discussing their business needs and how Microsoft’s solutions will make a difference.
The Central Marketing Organization (CMO) is Microsoft UK’s field marketing team. We are tasked with driving awareness, shifting perception and creating demand across Microsoft’s products and solutions for both our commercial and consumer audiences. The UK CMO is responsible for bringing the marketing vision to life, providing the leadership and accountability we need to deliver connected sales and marketing activities, grow our customer base and turn all of our customers into advocates
We know that people make decisions based on their experiences, in every department from finance to marketing, so we’re seeking a technology savvy individual to define and manage our Third-Party Events Strategy. This is a unique opportunity to manage a highly visible portfolio of events while ultimately building customer trust and increasing adoption of Microsoft solutions.
When you join us, you’ll have an amazing opportunity to contribute your talents and gain valuable career experience. You’ll have a front-row seat to the latest solutions and market trends, and interactions with industry and solution speakers, account teams and customers.
As an Experiential Event Manager, you will
•Takes ownership of your role in landing the Global Commercial Events Framework, its integration into our broader events strategy and our overall go to market approach
•Engage with senior stakeholders across the UK business to understand customer business goals and desired outcomes. Based on these, make recommendations on to fulfil these goals aligned to the Commercial Events Framework.
•Act as a business partner for the Experiential Marketing Lead and the rest of the CMO organization on where events best fit into the overall customer journey
•Work closely with the data and analytics team to ensure the impact of the Commercial Events Framework is aligned to UK MEI and we are communicating the impact.
•Set expectations for briefing deliverables and ensure timeliness with key stakeholders.
•Work with our creative agency to build innovative experiences aligned to business outcomes, owning ROB aligned to commercial events framework
•Ensure operational excellence and compliance when partnering with external organizations or event organizers
•Conduct post-mortems to verify that expected customer outcomes and impact are achieved. Ensuring links back into the Global Engagement Programmes and Marketing Engagement Index
•Substantial relevant experience in event marketing
Experience engaging directly with Senior-level executives and sales account teams.
•Proven record of operational excellence with ability to manage multiple engagements simultaneously, demonstrating resourcefulness in resolving issues, ability to prioritize, and detail orientation.
•Foundational understanding of enterprise technology trends such as digital transformation and cloud computing and/or Microsoft’s enterprise solutions.
•Exceptional presentation, written communications, and cross-team collaboration skills.


    • Project management
    • Event management
    • Event planning
    • technology
    • global events
    • Event coordination
    • Decision-making
    • Management skills
    • Website
    • Quality assurance

Job Title: Event Manager

Location: Reading RG6 1WG, UK

Rate/Salary: 400.00 - 435.00 GBP Daily

Job Type: Contract

Trading as Aston Carter. Allegis Group Limited, Maxis 2, Western Road, Bracknell, RG12 1RT, United Kingdom. No. 2876353. Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. Aston Carter is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices.

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Required Skills:

Project management,Event management,Event planning,technology,global events

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter has grown to become a preeminent global provider of top talent to businesses requiring highly specialised professionals focusing on Accounting & Finance, Change & Transformation, Compliance, Management Consulting, Operations and Risk & Regulation. Aston Carter’s global reach extends to 16 countries across Europe, Asia and North America – each with a firm focus on the core values that made Aston Carter the company it is today: Commitment, Character & Trust, Relationships, and A Passion for Excellence.

Contact Information:

Nathan Sowah

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