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Interim Events Manager

Date: 26-Jan-2023

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 27642 
Title Interim Events Manager 
Type Permanent 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Business Services 
Sub Division Business Services 
Department Events, Hospitality and Charity (10000110) 
Location 55 Baker Street 


Knight Frank is the leading independent property consultancy in the UK offering agency and professional advice across Commercial, Residential, Rural sectors and around the world. 


Established in 1896, Knight Frank now comprises a global network of over 384 offices in 51 territories.


Based in our Global HQ at Baker Street, Events, Hospitality and Charity set up, support and run corporate, staff and charity events for the three divisions in the business, Commercial, Residential and Business Services in the UK and Overseas including giving support to the International Knight Frank network.


Supported by the Head of Events, Hospitality and Charity, the Manager will be responsible for assisting in the planning, development and execution of a wide range of events and charity related activities.


(This is an interim 12 month maternity cover).







  • Manage key Residential, Commercial & Charity events from inception to completion, bringing creative ideas on how to make the most out of the experience and deliver ROI
  • Responsible for the logistics of the event and working closely with Marketing & Research on producing collateral and content
  • Work closely with relevant marketing teams who will have overall responsibility for marketing campaigns.
  • Build strong relationships within the business
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget and to a high standard.
  • Create, manage and monitor budget process keeping stakeholders informed
  • Excellent communication and management with both internal and external suppliers and agencies to ensure the successful running of an event
  • Consistently meet event objectives and feedback to stakeholders
  • Post-event reporting, feedback and budget reviews
  • Review, update and put forward new opportunities/venues for future events within the business
  • Must be willing to travel overseas for international events






Professional experience and personal skills profile


  • Event management professional with at least 2-3 years’ experience, ideally within the property industry or a corporate setting in a fast-paced environment
  • Degree educated and professional marketing qualifications is an advantage
  • Experience in organising, running and management of in person, virtual, internal, corporate, client and charity events
  • Excellent knowledge of all Microsoft Office software, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint, some knowledge of virtual event platforms would be an advantage
  • Excellent organisational skills and event management with the ability to successfully work across several projects at one time from a 400-person conference to a high-profile dinner or a key publication report launch.
  • Confident and articulate with good networking skills; able to communicate and influence a wide range of stakeholders at all levels of the organisation
  • Flexible, adaptable and a co-operative attitude; able to work as part of a team
  • A sense of creativity with an eye for detail and design
  • Pro-active, hands-on. Strong sense of self-motivation





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