Event Project Consultant

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Date: Jun 20, 2024

Location: UK, Fleet, Office, EUROPE

Company: BCD

About Us:

At BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E), we provide more than meeting and event planning services: we create connections that inspire, motivate and change behavior for our customers. As the world’s most trusted and innovative meetings and events agency, BCD M&E cultivates a culture of people, passion and purpose to drive business forward. 

Headquartered in Chicago, with locations in 50+ countries across the world, BCD M&E’s team of 1,800+ people are committed to sustainability and driving success for our customers, our business and ourselves. Our values are at the heart of everything we do, and we look for people that want to be a part of something special, can rise to our standards and love to bring their unique perspective to the table.

While we can’t guarantee every day will be the best (who can?), we can promise a community of people who genuinely care and lead with empathy, a flexible workplace with awesome perks and challenging work that means something. 

See what life is about at BCD M&E at bcdme.com/careers

 

About the role:

We are looking for a Project Consultant to join our growing Delegate Management project team. The key focus is project deliverables, be that within the registration timelines or hotel management.  We are looking for a team member who can multi-task, prioritise and build rapport with clients and the team.

You will have excellent customer service and great communication skills, a good understanding of spreadsheets and databases. Have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail and have the confidence to liaise with event delegates and clients as well as suppliers. Sound like you? Read on!

 

As a Project Consultant, you will:

  • Have experience of managing multiple project deliverables
  • Have a good understanding of delegate management/ hotel management within events.
  • Research, recommend, negotiate and contract appropriate suppliers.
  • Be client facing
  • Problem solve and communicate information to internal and external stakeholders including clients and suppliers
  • Work with and manage technologies and systems as per the client brief
  • Ability to travel onsite as required to support events (both in the UK and overseas).

 

You’re good at:

 

  • Experience of working in a project based environment.
  • Previous client and delegate facing experience.
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of comfort and accuracy with figures and evaluate numerical data with experience of basic IT programs.
  • Excellent communication skills along with a calm, proactive and collaborative approach.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities, projects and tight deadlines.

 

You might also have:

  • Experience in project management in a meetings & events environment.
  • Experience of sourcing hotels for events or hotel contracting.

Our Benefits for this role:

  • Life Assurance x1 your annual salary
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme - allowing up to 5 additional holidays days
  • Discounted rates on Hotels & Travel
  • Gym & Fitness Discounts 
  • Pension Scheme
  • Company Sick pay
  • Lifestyle Benefits

You should know:

  • This is a hybrid role that requires 3 days a week in our Fleet office
  • Our standard working hours are 9:00am - 5:30pm with an hour break
  • You must have the ability to travel within the UK and overseas
  • You must also have the right to work within the UK

 

How to apply:

Click apply now to be considered

 

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THE PERKS


Flexible Working

We believe that a flexible working environment is key to getting the best out of our teams. We will support you to work where you need to and when you need to, depending on how you work best.

Room to Grow

Our line of work and business structure challenge our people in a way that inspires growth, with learning and development built into every role. We give individuals ownership over the direction and speed in which they grow.

Everyone has a voice

We thrive on conversations that spark curiosity and empathy. No matter how big or how small, every voice is heard, considered and respected.

Make your move

The diversity of roles across BCD M&E’s global locations means that our people often find new adventures during their time with us. Join us as a meeting planner role in the UK, stay for a global marketing career — there’s always room to move.


We’ve got you covered

Our extensive benefits include comprehensive healthcare, retirement plans, continued education support, diverse work locations, travel and hotel discounts, volunteer and sustainability opportunities and a successful employee recognition program.


We’re positive. You’ll love it.

It starts from the top. Our leaders lead with positivity, believe in our people and trust us to do the right thing. There will always be support along your journey, in little and big ways.

 

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