Divisional Director - UK

£70,000 - £85,000 - Senior Management
Ref: 565 Date Posted: Tuesday 21 Nov 2017
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This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Divisional Director or Portfolio Director to drive commercial success within a hugely successful global exhibition / trade show organiser in London.

The Role:

The successful candidate will be an experienced, results-driven Portfolio Director or Event Director seeking their next challenge. You’ll be building the success of current exhibitions, with a view to launching further projects, driving our client’s vision of creating a must-attend event by offering an experience like no other.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Personally leading relationship building with external stakeholders and managing the sales and marketing of the events
  • Creating a team of professionals who are known and respected by the industry-leading sector
  • Staying abreast of the market to meet the ever-evolving tastes 
  • Stimulating a culture of collaboration, respect and high-achievement
  • Driving the strategy, plans and budgets for multiple events
  • Focus on strategic commercial success
  • Demonstrating a deep understanding of profitability and managing P&L

Key requirements:

  • Experience in ownership and delivery of large-scale events
  • Experience of leading large-scale and complex international content/sponsorship-led events
  • Enthusiastic and infectious leadership style
  • Sound negotiating and influencing skills

Why this is a great opportunity:

  • You’ll be working for a growing, successful global exhibition organiser in a friendly and supporting working environment
  • Boundless opportunity for further career development
  • The salary on offer is between £70,000 - £85,000

Location:

  • The role is based in central London