Event Manager, Bright Event Management Ltd

Function: Events Manager

Role categories: Event Management

  • Rate/Salary: c. £26K subject to experience
  • Location: Bristol
  • Starting date: ASAP
  • Expires: 24/05/2019

Job description

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Bright is an event production and management company. With over 15 years experience, we are lucky to work with some leading innovative companies and brands in the cosmetics, healthcare, manufacturing, media and energy sectors. Our work takes us all over the UK and to some exciting overseas destinations too.

We’re a friendly team who work hard and enjoy the benefits of a flexible and creative workplace, you’ll find us at the Paintworks in Bristol.

In this role you will be working on a diverse range of events from small meetings to festival style summer parties, conferences to product launches and every other kind of event in between. You’ll need transferrable skills and a willingness to learn, you’ll enjoy the freedom of managing your own accounts and projects from start to finish.

You will be …

responding to client briefs, by researching and writing creative proposals

managing your own projects from start to finish

venue finding

booking travel, venues and accommodation

responsible for delegate management processes

using social media to promote client events and Bright

co-ordinating technical production and event logistics

sourcing, commissioning and managing sub-contractors

responsible for budgets and meeting financial targets

on site, managing your own events in a client facing role

building your own network, relationships and identifying business opportunities

a team player, involved in all aspects of the business


Person specification

You’ll be a self-starter with natural curiosity and passionate about all things events, you’ll understand our ethos whilst bringing your own creativity and personality to the team.

You will be office based most of the time, working alongside a team of event managers. As events demand, you will be expected to work onsite, which will include nights away. You will be expected to continue your development, learn new skills and attend trade shows, fam trips etc.

You …

will have a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar agency or in-house role

understand the corporate environment and are commercially aware

are able to demonstrate an interest and awareness of the event industry

understand how live events fit into the wider marketing mix and how social media can be used to enhance the live event experience

can demonstrate good project management skills

are a confident communicator, with excellent writing and presentation skills

are hands on in your approach with a can do attitude

love detail

are a creative thinker

are experienced in managing budgets, contracts and negotiations

will be tech and social media savvy and follow trends

enjoy the responsibility of working autonomously and the freedom to develop your own skills and experience as well as grow your network

have a desire to improve, evolve and refresh repeat events, never allowing them to get stale or repetitive




What you’ll be getting…

a flexible, open plan and socialable workspace

light airy office overlooking the river, in the creative hub that is Paintworks

a competitive salary, dependent on skills and experience

20 days holiday, plus bank holidays

an opportunity to become an integral part of our growing company and share in our future successes

training and development opportunities

nights out

a mac based office environment



If you’d like a more detailed job description or if you have any questions about the position, contact Alistair Paul on apaul@thinkbright.co.uk or 01179 711127. Applications to be received by Friday 24 May, First interviews w/c 27 May, applications will not be accepted without a covering letter.

No agencies please.


Applications to;

Alistair Paul, Director

Bright, 3.10 Paintworks, Bath Rd, Bristol, BS4 3EH