Job Role  Event Director 
Company Name  The Collective (BCD Meeting & Events) 
Sector  Agency 
Job type  E.g. Permanent / Temporary / Full time / part-time / freelancer / FTC  Full time 
Job Ref  UKIE-23188 
Salary  Competitive & great benefits 
Job Location  Hybrid – with time spent in either our Derby, Milton Keynes or Fleet offices.
Job Description / responsibilities  Your Key Responsibilities: 

  • Delivery of high quality, complex events across live, hybrid and virtual platforms.  
  • Operational Account Management of assigned clients.  
  • Line management of a team of Event Managers and Event Executives.  
  • Management and negotiation of client and supplier contracts.  
  • Project Health & Safety management to include producing Event Safety Plans.  
  • Collaborate with internal teams such as Production and Creative as well as Third Party Suppliers to ensure successful delivery of event objectives.  
  • Drive the profitability, growth and activity of client accounts.  
  • Budget management.  
  • Support with management and implementation of departmental and internal processes.  
  • Management of resource planning.  

The role sits as part of the Operations leadership team and relies on a highly organised self-starter with exceptional organisational skills and proven delivery of high level, large and complex events with strong leadership and highly skilled commercial management. 

Experience Required  Your expertise 

  • Proven well-rounded experience in the event industry with experience in delivering large scale events with complex logistics across a wide variety of event types.  
  • Experience in working alongside production and creative teams on highly produced events.  
  • Excellent organization, communication, and presentation skills.  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good business relationships with colleagues, clients, and suppliers. 
  • Exceptional attention to detail. 
  • Readiness to travel and deliver events onsite in the UK and overseas, as dictated by the needs of the business and our clients. 
  • Highly skilled commercial. management and business acumen.  
  • Flexible approach to work, effective time management and the ability to juggle multiple priorities. 
  • Strong interpersonal style with the ability to interact and influence effectively. 
  • Experience in leading large project teams (10+ staff members). 
  • A self-starter who takes the initiative and a proactive approach to problem solving. 
  • Strong decision-making skills  
  • Strong management and leadership skills. 
Company Bio 








At BCD Meetings & Events (BCD M&E), we provide more than meeting and event planning and execution. The Collective is a niche agency within an agency (BCD M&E) driven to design creative end to end experiences that change perceptions, challenge the status quo and spark emotions. We are powered by our outstanding local talent who can deliver global reach when it comes to telling brand stories that connect people on an emotional level.  

As the world’s most trusted and innovative meetings and events agency, BCD M&E cultivates a culture of people, passion and purpose to drive business forward.  

A culture of purpose where we are invested in YOU and your career growth along with a competitive salary and benefits package. 

For a little bit more about what we do, check out our portfolio  website and our YouTube channel https//    

We are headquartered in Chicago, with locations in 50+ countries across the world, BCD M&E’s team of around 1,200 people are committed to driving success for our customers, our business and ourselves. See if you belong at   


Applications (CV and cover letter) are to be sent to: and quote the above job reference.  

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