Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, an industry-leading provider of credit risk products and services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.
Fitch complies with all laws governing employment in each jurisdiction in which it operates, and provides equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. All applications will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, and other status protected by applicable laws.
The role of Head of EMEA Events for Fitch Group, reporting into the Fitch Group Global Head of Events, oversees the EMEA portfolio of events both Fitch owned and 3rd party events, as well as teleconferences, webinars, etc. Collaborating with internal and external partners, this role works closely with the various Heads of Marketing for the Fitch Group businesses as well as the wider Group Marketing functions to ensure that our events are well promoted, attended and executed, and that our presence at events is well managed, professional, measured and aligned with business strategy. This is a full-time Director level position, based in London. Applicants must be willing to travel up to 25%.
Including but not limited to:
Working with the Global Head of Events to standardise processes and protocols
Overseeing a team of 4 Events planners: 2 in London, 1 in Frankfurt, 1 in Paris. Mentoring the team and fostering growth to elevate the team.
Meeting regularly with the Heads of Marketing for the Fitch Group Businesses to understand short & long term business objectives across new business, renewals, and brand.
Keeping Business management teams informed & educated on Event best practices, including pre- and post-communications, measurement, etc.
Performance metrics: Contribution to & delivery of marketing plans.
Assisting in developing the most compelling content for programs that engage attendees.
Producing post-event reporting and detailed analysis.
Ensuring the Fitch Group Brand (Fitch Ratings, Fitch Solutions and Fitch Learning) are represented at every event.
Qualifications and experience:
Extensive relevant Event Management experience including multiple event types, webinars, teleconferences, round tables etc.
Must be forward looking, detail oriented, and proactive with proven project management skills.
Proven results in delivery of global events - both industry and owned
Solid understanding of marketing technology and social platforms. Knowledge of Marketo, cvent and ON24 definite plus.
Ability to think strategically and guide key stakeholders.
Proficiency in budget management.
Must be a team player, adaptable to fast-paced, changing environment; with ability to work closely with multiple departments.
Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts for you and your Family Members prior to commencing employment. If you, or your Family Members, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, they must be sold before beginning work. In certain roles, employees and their Family Members may be limited to investments in diversified mutual funds only.
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