Events ManagerExpired

Lightning Sharks
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We work differently because today’s world works differently. Our global team works across timezones and cultures to help businesses connect with their customers.

Reporting into the Director of Events/Operations, the Events Manager, which is a pivotal role within the marketing organization, has a fantastically bright future. You will have the ability to work independently, with direction, or collaboratively; and the ability to liaise directly with clients, international teams, and the leadership figureheads of the fintech growth industry.

We don’t like to limit ourselves – these live events will include marketing efforts, conferences, parties, socials, sporting events, industry trade shows, staff events and VIP events.

To be successful at this job you must have: serious attention to detail, excellent negotiation skills, bundles of creativity, second-to-none multi-tasking abilities, a positive attitude, and the drive to excel in all aspects of your work.



  • Producing high-end conferences, from start to end.
  • Writing conference programs.
  • Inviting and liaising with speakers.
  • Researching, analysing, and effectively communicating via email & phone with key industry figures to determine the validity of the proposed topics for the conference.
  • Constantly keeping in touch with advisors and company Directors to ensure that the latest issues are addressed by the program.
  • Support & supervise the sales, sponsorship and marketing staff whilst working on the conferences.
  • Work with the different departments to organise event marketing, promotional campaign, publicity, brochures, articles, and any related campaigns.
  • Be part of any logistics planning, pre-event logistics management, as well as on-site and post-event logistics.
  • Produce reports based on the feedback received from the conference attendees and stakeholders to influence future events.
  • Develop and push each event forward, in all aspect, planning as well as execution.
  • Manage event specific budgets.


The ideal candidate:

  • Has the gravitas to effectively manage all levels of professional relationships
  • Has an unrivalled passion for events.
  • Has excellent communication and negotiation skills in writing and via phone
  • Takes KPIs and deadlines seriously and is driven to achieve
  • Continually innovates and is constantly looking for the next idea
  • Has the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • Has resilience to cope with difficult situations
  • Positive energy that you bring into the workplace
  • 5+ years events experience.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects at once
  • Efficiency, experience, and detail oriented in planning and managing budgets.
  • Expertise in vendor negotiations and management with venues, hotels, event production companies & merchandisers.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Exceptionally organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to work within a team and independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal, people management and communication skills.
  • Positive with a can-do attitude!
  • Must be able to travel internationally and work outside of traditional office hours as required for events and/or global clients.


Benefits & Rewards:

  • We reward talent and dedication and value our employees, as such we are proud to offer a highly competitive benefits and rewards package.
  • Competitive Salary
  • Private Health care
  • Life Insurance coverage up to 4 times annual salary
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Competitive annual leave allowance of 25 days + Statutory UK Public Holidays
  • In office social events and wellbeing initiatives

At Lightning Sharks, we foster a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. We are a proud equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates, irrespective of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Similarly, and in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 we prohibit the less favourable treatment of an employee or job applicant on the grounds that they are perceived to have one or more of these characteristics.

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