Event Director – French Speaking

Location: London HQ
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £60K-£70K OTE £90-£100K

  • Opportunity to lead a high-profile event and drive its growth and success
  • Competitive salary and bonus structure
  • Career growth and development in a dynamic, collaborative environment
  • Contribute to the success of a company recognized as a top employer

This leading exhibition company is seeking an experienced and strategic (French-speaking) Event Director to oversee a flagship event. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in driving event growth, optimizing attendee experiences, and maximizing profitability.

Position Overview

As the Event Director, you will have overall responsibility for the show’s performance, leading a team across all disciplines. This pivotal role involves developing and implementing strategies to ensure the ongoing growth and relevance of the event, while closely managing budgets and resources. You will be required to attend competitor events and keep up to date with the market sector to stay one step ahead.


  • Develop and implement strategies to drive event growth and sustainability
  • Create a coherent brand strategy to meet visitor and exhibitor expectations
  • Align marketing strategy with the event’s commercial objectives
  • Design strategic floor plans to optimize visitor experience and exhibitor ROI
  • Identify and implement new revenue streams and brand extension opportunities
  • Monitor and report on competitor activity, taking proactive actions as needed
  • Stay attuned to market trends and develop the event accordingly


  • Fluency in FRENCH
  • Background in exhibition sales
  • Proven experience in leading successful, large-scale events
  • Strong strategic planning and execution skills
  • Excellent leadership and team management abilities
  • Robust financial management and budgeting expertise
  • Keen market research and analysis capabilities
  • Exceptional relationship-building and communication skills

Company Overview

They run over 100 market-leading B2B events across various market sectors. With unwavering faith in their workforce, they foster an entrepreneurial spirit and empower teams to evolve their brands continually.


  • Competitive salary and bonus structure
  • Opportunities for career growth and development
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment
  • Employee wellness programs and benefits
  • Flexible working arrangements

Alongside this attractive package, you’ll be part of a vibrant culture built on ownership, empathy, and determination. They invest in targeted training, mentoring from seasoned professionals, and clear paths for career progression, empowering you to shape your future and contribute to collective success.

How to Apply

If you’re a strategic thinker with a passion for delivering exceptional events, we’d love to hear from you. Please submit your CV  highlighting your relevant experience. For any queries, feel free to contact us on 0207 096 0707.