Come work for an international company dedicated to education and travel, and take your career global!
BMI is an events company running for over 35 years, organizing international education events including in-person and virtual student recruitment fairs, workshops, and summits in 15 countries on 5 continents.
We have some terrific opportunities for someone looking for the next step in their career and is excited about working for an industry-leading company that is young at heart and ambitious in its expansion.
Event Project Manager
We have a terrific opportunity for someone looking for the next step in their career and is excited about working for an industry-leading company that is young at heart and ambitious in its expansion. We are looking for an experienced Events Project Manager with at least three years’ experience to organize and manage our consumer and business in-person and virtual student-related events.
To succeed in this role, you will need a strong background in the B2C/B2B events industry handling large-scale events and conferences, with hands-on experience in marketing and operations, backed up by strong customer service and attention to detail.
We’re looking for a great team player, who has the experience and can confidently coordinate teams to make sure we keep producing brilliant events across the globe. You will be able to communicate clearly, effectively and passionately so that everyone is aligned on each project – making sure everyone has a clear brief of what’s expected from them. You’ll be ambitious and full of drive and excited about coming up with a creative approach to each project and a detailed plan for delivering it. You will want to deliver the best event every time whilst helping the company to grow.
As an Event Manager, you will plan, coordinate and deliver in-person events in Asia and the Middle East. As part of our crucial event’s team, you will work directly with an Event Director to ensure the successful and on-time delivery of our events.
Key attributes we are looking for include
1) Event Operations and Logistics
Regular international travel is required to Asia and The Middle East
Responsible from initial planning to execution to on the day delivery of our events
Managing clients, visitors, partners, sponsors, presenters and a local on the ground team
Extremely well organised and ensure the quality stays high, even when the deadlines are tight
Sourcing, negotiation, and contractual arrangements with international venues and third-party contractors
Working with a team of event professionals and overseeing and providing input on content and graphics
Creation of exhibitor packs, show documents, information sheets, manuals, timetables, etc., and ensure media assets are properly organized and distributed
Assist international clients attending our events with everything from printing to hotel bookings
Working across general logistics to ensure the events run smoothly and successfully
Managing an event budget and regular reporting to the event director
Researching, contacting and negotiating with potential media partners relevant to our events
Negotiating with media channels who may be interested in advertising and promoting our events
Creating and implementing a strategy for promoting our events to parents and students at local schools, universities, higher-education institutions and partners.
Providing creative input on digital and print advertising
Managing and regular updates to our events’ websites
Important Information / Requirements
Strong written and spoken English
Robust skills in using Microsoft Word and Excel and adaptability to learning new software
Minimum 3 years experience in event organisation
Organised, committed, responsible, detail-oriented, and very self-disciplined
Ability to travel overseas when required
International language and experience in the education sector is an advantage
Right to work in the UK
We offer a balance of office and Home-working. You will be based in the UK head office in Edgware, Middlesex HA8 7EJ (last stop Northern line)