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Event Manager

Ascension Executive Recruitment & Orange Recruitment

  • Dublin South
  • See description
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 07/10/2017
  • Lynda Guy
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Event Manager for Pharmaceutical client- 3 days at home and 2 days on site in the South Dublin area


Event Manager


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a global organisation, working on site in a pharmaceutical company 2 days a week and 3 days remotely.

Do you have extensive experience in the Irish meetings and events industry with strong knowledge of hotels and venues across Ireland?

Do you have extensive experience in managing pharmaceutical meetings both internal and external?

If the answer is yes to these questions and you are based in Ireland and are able to commute two days a week to the clients  Dublin office (Dublin 18), with the remaining working from home, then this could be an opportunity for you.

This specific role will be working within a team dedicated to a Medical company and knowledge of HCP compliance regulations is essential.

The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational , management and communication skills, with experience in Event Management. More beneficial the candidate will have a pharmaceutical events background with a particular expertise in local and international congress management.

You will provide full end to end event management support for local meetings of various sizes ( up to 100 persons) and also Internaional meetings.

You will work within budget and be able to prepare proposals for the client following negotiations with vendors and preferred suppliers where appropriate.

You will be responsible for the planning and execution of all meetings and events within the client SOW.

You will be responsible for the interpretation and delivery of the cient's brief so good communicatin skills via conference calls, face to face and written correspondence are key.

Experience in project management , the ability to manage multiple events concurrently, to build timelines and milestones to precisely meet event requirements is essential.

Manage congress delegations for Local and International Congresses

Effectively plan and manage client projects and deliver outstanding service to the clients specification including research, creative event proposals, budgets, policies, negotiation and management of suppliers  , web registration tools, site visits, and onsite management.

Venue sourcing for meetings predominantly in Ireland

Achieve targeted financial results whilst delivering high quality events and demonstrate significant savings on client meeting spend. 

Build basic web registration site with support of a web expert



  • min 2 yrs Event or meeting management experience essential
  • Pharmaceutical meetings experience and in particular cogress management
  • Proven negotiation skills and understanding of the abilit to effect win/win solution
  • Good knowledge of Irish venues and destinations
  • knowledge of program, event management and budget maintenance
  • Proven aptitude for technology and /or software solutions and analytical skills required
  • Web best event management technology and web build
  • Ability to travel
  • Starting Salary offered : €35k

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