Event Executive

Bristol City
Full time
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I.T., digital & online media services
1,001-5,000 employees
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Do you have a creative flair and a passion for events?

Do you enjoy working as part of an enthusiastic, passionate, and collaborative team?

Join our Marketing team

The story of Softcat is one driven by an unprecedented ‘people first' culture that celebrates talent, champions potential, and delivers customer-centric technology solutions that support business ambitions. The marketing function sits at the heart of Softcat's future market expansion and is accountable for partner marketing, sales enablement, communications, events, promotions, digital, campaign and performance marketing.

Success. The Softcat Way.

There's a uniqueness to Softcat what we do, how we do it and why we do it. That's because we help customers to use technology to succeed, by putting our employees first. We give everyone the chance to step up and show how much they can achieve. We succeed when all our people succeed.

Become an integral member of our events team

As an Event Executive, you will be an integral member of the Softcat Events Team. You will be responsible for managing and supporting a varied calendar of events including our Annual Kick Off, Charity Ball, Partner Forum, Corporate Hospitality, Exhibitions and third-party events, Customer Roundtables, and Incentive Trips.

As an Event Executive, you'll be responsible for:

  • Managing the end-to-end creation of events from inception to onsite delivery, ensuring the Softcat brand is recognisable through all event mediums
  • Managing Partner or Sponsor contribution and attendance (exhibition implementation, stand build, creative design and sponsor packages)
  • Defining budget requirements and managing through annual cycles of approval and spend tracking
  • Working with the wider marketing team to ensure events are executed as part of integrated campaigns
  • Collaborating with agencies to source venues and to support with event planning and execution
  • Building relationships with key internal stakeholders, including our Senior Leadership Team

We'd love you to have

  • Demonstrative experience of managing a broad portfolio of corporate events and incentive trips
  • Previous management of registration platforms, Cvent experience would be preferable
  • Previous management of partner/sponsor attendance at events
  • Agency management experience with a keen focus on achieving value against investment
  • Accurate budget management experience

Work in a way that works for you

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Hybrid working – 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times you start and finish during the day
  • Flexibility around school pick up and drop offs

Working with us

Wherever you work, we want you to experience the freedom and autonomy to realise your potential. You will feel supported by a team that celebrates individuality, encourages different perspectives, and embraces every background.

Join us

To become part of the success story, please apply now.

If you have a disability or neurodiversity, we can provide support or adjustments that you may need throughout our recruitment process or any mitigating circumstance you wish for us to consider. Any information you share on your application will be treated in confidence.

You can find out more about life at Softcat and our commitments to diversity and inclusion at jobs.softcat.com/jobs/our-culture/