Event Manager

Esri UK
Added: April 30, 2024

We are looking for someone with previous Event Manager experience to join our dynamic and fast pasted marketing team. You will project manage all Esri UK conferences, delivering a truly exceptional customer experience. You will also liaise with key stakeholders to create an external event strategy to support the company’s brand awareness and market growth plans. If you are looking for a great Event Manager role and the security of joining a thriving software company, please apply today via our website

The Event Manager role

As our Event Manager, you will lead the end-to-end project management of all Esri UK events.

Day to day you will be responsible for:

  • Event contract negotiations, working with third parties and conference venue teams.
  • Overseeing the delivery of all customer and technical content, including creating speaker agendas.
  • Creating an external and internal communication plan to promote events, maximising registrations and attendance.
  • Working with the wider marketing team, helping to create web pages, graphics, email communications and social media promotion of our events.
  • Review requests to attend events – using your insight around which events are relevant to us, assessing how they will meet company and brand objectives.
  • Establish and manage event budgets, ensuring cost-effectiveness.
  • Coordinate the event on site, overseeing staff and handling any issues on the day.
  • Post event reviews – analysing attendee satisfaction and providing detailed event reports and recommendations, striving for continuous improvement.

This would be a great career move if you

  • Have several years’ experience of project managing events from start to finish, including post event follow up.
  • Are highly organised with good project management skills.
  • Can successfully prioritise and enjoy being able to meet often changing deadlines.
  • Have successfully increased event attendance in the past via the creation of sound communication plans.
  • Can build good working relationships with stakeholders, venues, suppliers and can brief creative teams.
  • Have some knowledge around event health and safety requirements.
  • Are budget conscious, balancing costs versus the ROI.
  • We would expect the successful candidate to have a BA in business administration, marketing, events or equivalent hands-on experience.
  • Are happy to travel to team meetings, events and conferences, staying overnight when required

We will reward you with

  • A good basic salary (starting from £35k+ rising with experience)
  • A generous company bonus scheme paying up to 20% per annum
  • A great benefits package , including a good company pension, Vitality healthcare scheme, gym contribution, cycle to work scheme. We believe as a company that we should give back wherever we can and therefore also offer volunteering opportunities for charities that are important to you.
  • Flexible working – we all work flexibly. We are also happy to consider full and part time applications

Location: We offer flexibility around location. You can be home-based, or office based in either Edinburgh, Aylesbury or Cambridge, or work a mix of both. Travel (including some overnights) will be required to attend team meetings, company conferences and events

Please apply online via our website, including your CV and covering letter

Application deadline: 12th May 2024, however we will be interviewing suitable candidates sooner, so please apply ASAP!

About Esri UK

Founded in 1969, Esri is the global market leader in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and today has 4,000 staff in 73 countries. Esri UK has over 450 employees with offices in Aylesbury, Cambridge, Edinburgh, and Belfast. Our customers across the private sector, government, universities and not for profit are using GIS to solve some of the world’s most complex challenges through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.


Esri UK are an equal opportunity employer - we recognise the importance and value of having a diverse and inclusive workforce and the benefits that this can bring to both our employees and our customers

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