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Honda - Press and Events Manager

  • Job added:   6 January 2012
  • Location :   Langley, Berkshire
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Signet Resources
  • Contact :   Jon Allott
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  • Telephone :   01628 817124
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Honda is recruiting a Press & Events Manager to join the Corporate Affairs team based from their Head Office in Langley, Berkshire. Reporting to the Manager of Corporate Affairs the PR Events Manager is responsible for the successful implementation of media and opinion former test drives, launches and events and Honda’s dealer, customer and media operations.

The PR & Events Manager acts as a pivotal link between Honda and opinion formers (media, customer advocates, industry and government influencers) by focusing on events to achieve:

Awareness and understanding of Honda's brand and products within the UK market
The best media test drive experience in the UK motor industry
Strengthened position of Honda within the British car market
Achieve public and media awareness and dealership support and usage.

Main Responsibilities include:
Events programme
Responsibility for press trips to Motor Shows
Liaison with European Press launch activities
Oversee the management of the PR executive and Fleet and Launch Executives
Ongoing development of the media website press fleet online booking system and event management functionality
Attend and manage all Honda on-site activity at key Press/Corporate Events
Key contact for all guests/sponsors attending race weekends
Manage all enquires relating to hospitality both internally and externally
Provide all printed materials to go to hospitality guests for race weekends
Manage key suppliers involved in the project, from hospitality to merchandise

Experience required:
Large commercial/corporate Events Management
Motor industry experience is highly beneficial
Budget responsibility circa £1.5m
Flexibility to work weekend’s evenings and to travel across Europe on a regular basis

This is fantastic opportunity to continue a career within PR and Corporate Events with a well know organisation that can offer exciting, long term career growth.

Strictly all applications through Signet Resources – please do not apply directly to Honda as all applications will be sent to us to review.

Suitability for positions will be judged on relevant professional criteria relating to knowledge, skills, attitude and experience and there will be no discrimination on any other grounds.

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