Events Manager

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Thought Machine is solving one of the biggest problems in banking. Since launching in 2014, our mission has been to liberate banks from outdated, legacy technology which stifles their ability to innovate. Thought Machine’s core product is a cloud native, core banking engine built to run any type of bank - from established Tier 1 banks all the way to new challenger banks.

To move closer to achieving our mission, we are looking for highly talented individuals to join the fast growing team. With a founding team drawn from Google, we have a deep culture of engineering excellence and we believe it is this which delivers a solution compelling enough to engender a seismic shift in the banking industry.

Thought Machine was recognised on LinkedIn’s Top Startups List (2019) and named in Fintech 50 (2019). We pride ourselves on having an excellent internal culture, where we take cultural fit as important as technical fit when we make new hires. At Thought Machine, we strive hard to create a fast-paced, supportive and fun working environment to enable the team to produce the best technical work in the industry.

We are looking for an Event Manager to join our Marketing team. You will manage all stages of Events, from the initial strategic process to execution, working closely with the Design team to follow the brand guidelines. You will manage your own budget for each event, helping to negotiate contracts and manage marketing collateral, including both online and offline media. Lastly, you will work closely and build effective relationships with the sales team to help with new business.


Duties

  • Oversee all elements of the production process from concept development to execution and evaluation.
  • Manage the full 360 process of events.
  • Manage event and marketing collateral.
  • Manage event budgets and help reduce costs by accurately forecasting needs.
  • Work closely with stakeholders on event conception and format.
  • Negotiate contracts and manage suppliers including agencies, hotels, caterers etc.
  • Work closely with internal designers on Event content.

Requirements

Essential

  • Previous experience across broader marketing, including content production and editing for a range of formats.
  • Strong commercial event management experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong eye for detail and know what looks good.

Desired

  • Previous experience working in FinTech

Benefits

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Pension plan
  • Private health insurance (including dental & optical)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Onsite gym
  • Sports and hobby clubs, subsidised by Thought Machine
  • All the latest tech you need
  • Start the day properly with fresh fruit and cereals
  • Huge range of healthy (and not so healthy) snacks, smoothies, juice, tea, coffee and soft drinks on tap
  • A talented & experienced team as your colleagues
  • An environment where we encourage learning and progress
  • Weekly food pop up
  • Monthly social with arcade games

Thought Machine is committed to making a measurable positive impact on people's everyday lives. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We actively hire for cultural growth. We welcome people of all ages, backgrounds and value people who take a journey unique to them. We provide everyone with equal access to professional development. You are encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description.

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