12 Jun 2024

EVENT PROJECT MANAGER BARCELONA OR MADRID

We are a global engagement and marketing agency that creates human-centric touchpoints that unleash the power of people to deliver innovation and growth.
Firm believers in the power of building community since 1987, we are helping brands, associations and not-for-profit organisations solve their key people challenges through our core expertise: Live & virtual events, Strategic & digital communications and Consulting & community solutions.
We are an independently owned agency, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with a global presence of 60 offices in 31 countries.

EVENT PROJECT MANAGER 

 

 

We’re looking for an experienced and motivated event project manager to take a hands- on role in planning and leading various events including conferences, corporate events, incentives & any type of meeting for international & national clients.

 

If you are open minded, willing to work with a multicultural environment and different clients all year long, Join OUR TEAM!

 

Reporting to the Director of Operations, it’ll be the post holders responsibility to ensure that all client’s needs are met and exceeded, right through from brief to final delivery.

 

MCI has the inclusion as part of our DNA and we won’t exclude any candidate due to age, race or gender.

 

Responsibilities

  • Managing multiple events and clients simultaneously
  • Liaising with NATIONAL and INTERNATIONAL clients to understand event briefs and objectives for events
  • Taking end-to-end ownership of the event planning and management process
  • Liaising with sales, creative & art design and production teams to manage and concreate the assets for the event
  • Ensuring that all events are planned and executed within the agreed budget
  • Finding and booking suitable event venues, contractors and suppliers in Spain and Internationally
  • Recruiting, managing and briefing event staff as required, including third- party suppliers
  • Attending events and managing on site team, ensuring we exceed the client’s brief

 

 

Location & commitments

  • Full-time role, Flexible timing and permitted home-office work max 3 days per week
  • Regular evenings and weekend work to attend events
  • Based at our Barcelona or Madrid office

 

 

Candidate requirements Essential:

  • Spanish native speaker
  • Fluent English speaker and writer

 

  • Any other language more than welcome
  • At least 5/6 years of experience in the events industry, ideally as an event planner or manager – freelance experience also considered.
  • Knowledge of KPIs and marketing techniques for event management
  • Proven results in planning or leading successful and profitable events
  • Experience of negotiating deals with suppliers and contractors
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills – a true ‘people person’ happy to talk to anyone and everyone
  • Strong multi-tasker with experience of juggling numerous projects and deadlines and stress control
  • Creative thinking with high ability on execution
  • Excellent Knowledge of Spain, especially Barcelona and/or Madrid

 

Desirable:

  • A degree in an events management or planning subject
  • Experience in providing training and mentorship to junior-level employees

 

MCI is where you can bring your true self to work and be proud of what you do. Join us and make a difference!