Project Manager (DMC Event Agency - Edinburgh)

Regan and Dean
£22000 - £25000 per annum + pro-rata + bonus
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
I'm looking for a talented project manager (English/French speaker) to take project lead at the Edinburgh office of a fun and funky events company, whose main clients are French corporates with UK events. THE COMPANY Small, bright and upbeat agency with a thriving Scottish office which provides Destination Management and Special Event Services for international incentive and corporate meetings in the UK, with a specialism for French clients. They offer a full end to end service providing bespoke event solutions for groups from 10 to 1,500, with a fabulous client list which includes some great brands from beauty, to finance to automotive. THE ROLE As Project Manager you'll lead on all the Scotland destination programmes for the agency. Reporting into the Paris-based MD with support staff in the Edinburgh and London Offices, you will be instrumental in continuing the positive development of Edinburgh business through creating and executing exciting programmes in one of the UK's most visited tourist destinations. Key responsibilities include: Project management and ownership of enquiries from initial inception through to completion Creation of bespoke and tailored programmes Organising and visiting of prospective sites with clients Monitoring budget and client spend Event management onsite on behalf of client and company Develop the company database with new venues, attractions, dining and accommodation prospects Manage the intern who will assist with developing the Edinburgh attraction portfolio THE CANDIDATE You'll be a French/English speaker, who ideally has 2 - 3 years experience in project management in the hospitality/tourism sector in either DMC, events, travel/tourism. You will have great knowledge of Scotland as a tourist destination with contacts/networks or good recommendations to offer. You will have a very positive personality, excellent planning and logistics ability with a hands on and practical approach to your work. You will be a very well presented, super confident, highly organised, detailed and experienced client facing candidate who would love the challenge of an exciting growing DMC agency project management role This is a 6 month fixed term contract with the possibility of going permanent for the right candidate a really exciting opportunity to gain some excellent career experience. It is based in the offices in Edinburgh. If your experience and passions match the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click 'Apply' now. This job was originally posted as