Events Manager – Public Affairs & Public Relations department

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Events Manager – Public Affairs & Public Relations department

Global Public Affairs and Communications Consultancy Grayling is looking to appoint an Events Manager for the Brussels office.

The Events Manager would be responsible for all events organisation in the office, including events organised for Grayling Brussels clients (both in the Public Affairs and Public Relations departments) as well as Grayling own marketing events. The candidate would work independently, managing the events organisation process from A-Z, with the input from the sectoral client teams.

Skills & experience:      

  • Have minimum 5 year experience in events organisation (5+ year experience an asset)
  • Be fluent in English & French (spoken & written) and ideally in Dutch as well.
  • Able to manage budgets
  • Strong design skills
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills 
  • Process driven and client oriented
  • Creative thinking/mindset
  • Able to manage a project from A-Z and demonstrate capacity in project implementation
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Able to provide strategic input on event content, in collaboration with client teams
  • Ambition to grow the team and the business
  • An adequate understanding of the “EU bubble”, including the EU institutional system and EU policies would be an asset

Personal qualities:

  • Enthusiastic team player and quick-learner
  • Attention to details
  • Able to take initiative and demonstrate pro-activeness
  • Able to work independently and in teams
  • Drive and leadership
  • A “work hard to play hard!” attitude
  • At ease when working in a multi-national team

We offer a dynamic environment where the successful candidate will have the opportunity to be exposed to all facets of a public affairs and communications firm.

Should you be interested in this position, please send your CV and a cover paragraph (in the body of the email) in English to Carole.Pouliquen@grayling.com by Friday 28 September.

Account Manager

Location: Brussels, Avenue des Arts 46

Posted: 13th July 2018

Contract: Full time

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