JTB Group is one of the world’s leading travel management companies. Founded in Japan in 1912, JTB is now represented in 36 countries by over 28,000 employees.
JTB Europe, Corporate Events & Travel is as the name suggests JTB Group’s European arm, providing corporate events and business travel support to some of the world’s largest brands.
We’re currently going through some of our biggest ever changes and expansions.
what we want
We’re looking for a Project Manager to lead the successful delivery of events on brief, on brand, on time and on budget.
We’ll encourage you to work with clients as complete partners; identify their needs, their objectives, and how they view success.
From this, you’ll curate, arrange and execute the event at hand including conferences, business meetings, incentive trips, product launches and other events, across the world.
The successful candidate will be part of the JTB Europe Corporate Events & Travel division team and report directly to the Head of Conference & Incentive Department.
To be the right fit, you will have
A proven track record in a similar role or related field
Prior experience with a professional MICE, PR, travel management or brand marketing agency
Practiced in managing client and internal project teams, building a project plan and timeline, leading supplier sourcing, selection and management as well as tracking the project budget from initial quote to final reconciliation
Experience in managing and working with appropriate staff to evaluate all events, ensuring continual improvement and quality customer service
A strong track record of sales success and account management in MICE or related fields, this includes previous experience with CRM
The ability to monitor budgets to ensure revenue and expenses are kept within established boundaries
Experience in reviewing financial information for accuracy, such as invoices for services and materials
The tenacity to beat financial goals
Excellent German and English verbal and written communication skills
Confidence with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
A strong knowledge of destinations, event management industry trends and industry specifics
The ability to multi task and be responsive to the needs of our clients
Ability to work under pressure and handle a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously
Excellent organisation skills and meticulous attention to detail
Willingness to travel the world
what you can expect
A motivating bonus scheme with direct correlation to performance and results
No one day to be the same; the job will be varied, challenging and your role will move at pace
An exciting role with some incredibly talented (and friendly) multinational colleagues
World renowned travel and training opportunities
A flat hierarchy and short decision paths for quick business progression
To be challenged, nurtured and supported
Excellent career progression
Expected start date, 20 August 2018
To apply for the above role, please send your CV and cover letter to hrglobal jtbeurope.com