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Event Operations

Project Manager

Work Basis
Hybrid, Full-time


Application Period
Start: 31 May 2024
End: 28 June 2024

About the job

At Live Group, every team member plays a crucial role in delivering some of the best events out there. We know that, when we work together, nothing can stop us.  

As a Project Manager you’ll do much more than just lead our myriad projects over the line. You’ll be a central cog within our delivery team which makes our events so effective and so special.  

Inquisitive, customer-centric with high attention to detail, Personable, deadline driven with the ability to command a room. You’ll be that special blend of technically minded, socially-adept, highly organised with the ability to multi-task when working on several different projects across a variety of accounts. 

You’ll be joining a dedicated team who are passionate about events. Within this team you’ll be responsible for leading virtual, hybrid and in-person projects end-to-end.

Role & Responsibilities – Project Delivery 

  • Planning, management, and delivery of a diverse projects including conferences, virtual, hybrid and live events, road shows, exhibitions, and summits 
  • End to end project management including client liaison, project planning, budget management, supplier coordination, management of internal resource and integration of digital products 
  • Supporting the Senior Project Managers on large-scale projects, taking responsibility for elements such as sponsorship, accommodation or exhibition management 
  • Budget creation, ownership, and reconciliation of up to £750K, securing client approvals, purchase orders and issuing invoices. 
  • Collaboration, coordination and direction of all departments and team members responsible for contributing to the event delivery, ensuring the solution meets the client brief and objectives 
  • Collaborating with our Digital Team to ensure best use of product and delegate management standards are met 
  • Establishing regular client meetings, preparing agendas, and issuing meeting notes 
  • Developing and managing timelines, risk registers and status reports and ensuring events are running to schedule and as expected 
  • Ensure that all client projects meet operational excellence standards, ISO and profitability targets set by the business 
  • Manage supply chain partners to ensure the highest standards of service/product delivery at the best negotiated price 
  • Coordinate and manage post event review meetings (internal and external) producing a report capturing key learnings and insights 
  • Understanding and managing H&S obligations for project delivery 
  • Supporting on pitches and tenders and coordinating with all departments contributing to the submission 
  • Leading company initiatives, roles and tasks as required or requested by the Leadership Team. 

About You 

  • A strong track-record of Project Management and, specifically, experience in managing various projects and managing cumulative event budgets of all sizes including and in excess of £750K 
  • Exceptional project management skills and a strong business acumen are essential as is attention to detail, the drive to deliver continuous improvement and a commitment to outstanding quality of delivery 
  • Excellent understanding of all event disciplines including event and delegate management, technical services, exhibition management, digital, video, production, and print production 
  • Confident and familiar with building and managing delegate management systems and the understanding of digital products 
  • Proven financial acumen with the ability to manage third party suppliers, negotiate and grow project profitability 
  • Exceptional organisation, project management and documentational skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills both internally and client facing 
  • Agile and adaptive with the resilience and stamina to sustain performance under pressure 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment 
  • Good level of computer literacy, particularly the Microsoft Package 
  • Excellent people management skills with proven ability in leading and motivating delivery teams 
  • Ability to work on the here and now but have the oversight to plan ahead 
  • Independent worker with the ability to self-prioritise workload according to the business needs and excellent time management skills. 
  • Highly collaborative ability to build trust with colleagues, clients and suppliers and positively influence others 
  • Proven experience of working with CRM’s and/or Finance Tools such as Salesforce or Access 
  • Logical and technically savvy with the ability to pick up new systems and/or processes quickly 

​​About Us 

At Live Group we create powerful communication strategies designed to bring our clients closer to their audiences, whoever and wherever they are. We combine our extensive know-how with creative solutions to deliver interactive experiences beyond the conventional.  

Using a powerful combination of content creation, creative design, technology, and live events, we work with our clients to build their communications lifecycle in ways that engage at every interaction. When they need their message to land with impact, among customers, partners, influencers, employees, or stakeholders, we think differently to drive the outstanding results their organisation demands. 

​We pride ourselves on being able to take a step back to understand your needs. We hire leading experts in the events industry, experienced enough to make the big decisions.

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We’d be happy to have experts like you to be on our side, do the job, and not only this, we have boundaries to be pushed!


Fancy joining a team that is pushing boundaries, driving innovation and working with some of the best organisations out there?