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We're building a new kind of team. One made up of grand thinkers, creators and makers; of those excited to run head-on into the challenges facing the world's most respected brands. This team is harnessing the power of experiential in all its forms to create mind-blowing experiences and drive industry-leading business performance. Sound exciting? Then let's talk. Check out our available positions below, and let us know what you're going to bring to the team.

Project: WorldWide and its subsidiary Agencies are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Benefits

We expect a lot from our people, so it’s fair for them to expect a lot from us. A sample of the benefits we provide includes:

  • 25 days holiday each year
  • GPJ Birthday Day –
    a day off to celebrate your birthday
  • Contributory pension scheme and
    regular personal finance seminars
  • Life assurance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Regular social events including
    All Company get-togethers,
    summer and Christmas parties
  • Annual employee peer
    recognition awards
  • Comprehensive
    healthcare insurance
  • Corporate rate
    gym membership

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As a GPJ intern, you’ll act as a vital source of energy, inspiration and knowledge to every part of the team. Just like a full-time employee, fresh ideas, current trends and a whatever-it-takes attitude are your responsibility from Day 1. In return, we’ll capture, promote and champion your personal and professional goals while exposing you to all aspects of the agency lifestyle.

Do you have what it takes to be part of the GPJ team? Are you passionate, driven and looking to push yourself? Most importantly, are you hungry to learn what it takes to be the #1 global experience marketing agency in the world? Then apply now for the GPJ Internship Program, and prepare to experience a whole new world.

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EMEA Region

Position Title: Senior Event Manager

Location: Kingston upon Thames, KT1

Reports to: Event Director/Account Director

Date: July 2017

Primary job purpose:

Reporting to an Event Director/Account Director, the Senior Event Manager works within an event services team to deliver events for the client to the highest standard.

Key Accountabilities:

  • You will develop long-term successful relationships with your clients to encourage client retention and satisfaction, taking an active role in developing clients to the mutual benefit and profit of the client and agency.
  • You will have a thorough understanding of your clients' objectives and collaboratively work with your team and internal departments to deliver first class events.
  • Financial processes. Production of costings for each event, budget development and management. Ensuring all projects are up-to-date on JDE throughout the life cycle of the project.
  • Effective supplier management and contract negotiation.
  • You will be responsible for the successful planning, organisation and delivery of a simultaneous range of events, delegating tasks accordingly within the team and working alongside internal teams such as production, creative, program strategy, registration and IT in order to achieve excellent results.
    • Initial brainstorm meeting
    • Proposal generation
    • Initial kick-off meeting along with distribution of project codes
    • Taking and distribution of internal and client meeting noted to wider project team
    • Management of team hours
    • Delegate management
    • On-site management

Person Specification:

Education/Background:

  • The ideal candidate will preferably be educated to degree level, or equivalent. A qualification in event management would be advantageous, but not a pre-requisite.

IT Skills:

  • Computer literate. MS Office, JD Edwards or similar time accounting/project costs system.

Skills:

  • Able to demonstrate significant level of event planning and execution, end-to-end, ideally within an agency environment.
  • Logistics background – including scheduling
  • Demonstrated organisational skills, with strong planning skills.
  • Strong time management skills with ability to deal directly with short-notice deadlines and numerous, simultaneous demands.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – ability to work with client and/or sponsor, under pressure, to gain requirements and deliverables for the project.
  • Strong attention to detail – as demonstrated, for example, when putting together the exhibitor manual.
  • Demonstrated ability to foresee and deal with ‘worst-case scenarios’, demonstrating flexibility and taking challenges in their stride.
  • Ability to maintain good humour whilst dealing with multiple changes and pressure.
  • Able to demonstrate self-motivation and strong work ethic.
  • Fluency in additional European language(s) desirable.

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EMEA Region

Position Title: Event Director

Location: Kingston upon Thames, KT1

Reports to: Event Services Director

Date: July 2017

Primary job purpose:

The Event Director works alongside a Senior Account Director providing full project management support and leadership to the wider team. As a recognised expert you will be expected to implement an agreed strategy and liaise and coordinate the required services across a wider agency team.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Interpret and drive clear client scope of work
  • Responsible for assessing and agreeing client changes against scope of work
  • Put together and manage a comprehensive and detailed client budget
  • Identify, assess and negotiate with the best supplier for each project
  • Responsible for overall client satisfaction with the program execution as measured utilising an agency review form
  • Reconciliation of the agency’s procured services and internal department costs
  • Continually assessing the agreed event strategy against program development
  • Advise and manage on-site health & safety and security
  • Support new business development
  • Keep up to date with venues across EMEA, event industry trends and agency best practice

Person Specification:

Essential:

  • Significant level of experience in delivering live events. This should include experience and working knowledge of the following areas - creative event concepts, architecture, trade show build, conference organisation, registration and production
  • Strong financial management – including costing and budget development and management
  • Experience within an agency environment is essential
  • Excellent communication skills – written, oral and face-to-face presentation skills
  • Demonstrated client management skills
  • Good analytical and research skills
  • Experience of the IT industry essential and experience of the automotive, FMCG or financial services is a plus

Highly Desirable:

  • Capable of communicating in another European language
  • Experience of working on global accounts would be preferred

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