Events Co-ordinator - Events & Awards

E221506/j

c £26k DOE + excellent benefits

LONDON

Events

Agency / Association / Commercial/Publishing / Corporate/In-house

Permanent

Job Description

Want to take your events experience to a really exciting and well known organisation? This highly regarded Body in the TV/Broadcast sector is looking for a new recruit! You need to have great admin skills, some existing event experience, and be keen to take the next step in your events career. As Event Co-ordinator at this prestigious Organisation as well as working closely with the Head of Events on larger events and awards ceremonies, you’ll be given your own set of events to run too! 

Organisation
This well-known Body (with Royal patronage) sits at the heart of the broadcast industry - championing it's professionals, celebrating it's achievements and supporting, informing and connecting with the new generation entering the sector.The events team deliver a really varied range of events in support of their aims, from televised awards events celebrating achievements in their field, to screenings, thought leadership conferences and events, a Graduate Fair, dinners, receptions, seminars & lectures, roundtables ... and everything in between. They also run an annual programme of Masterclass events (webinars and f2f) aimed specifically at the younger generation looking to make their careers in broadcast.

Role & Context
You’ll be joining a really friendly and supportive team of Head of Events and Event Manager. The role has two strands to it - you will work as direct support to the Head of Events, and support her across the logistics and event admin for all her varied events and awards programmes, from managing award submissions, to guest registration, venue and supplier liaison to printing name places etc on the day. You will also be given your own set of events (the programme of webinars and f2f events aimed at the new generation entering or looking to enter the sector). You'll be working closely with leading professionals in the broadcast industry as they define the content and style of the events programme, so excellent communication skills are key, as well as the confidence to deal with a wide range of people, as contributors, suppliers and the internal team. 

  • Provide event admin support (delegate management, speaker liaison, awards programme co-ordination etc) communication and management working closely with the Head of Events on a range of events and sector award programmes
  • Produce marketing materials and communications materials
  • Event co-ordination -  technical arrangements, running orders, delegate information sheets, issue invitations to VIPs, budget management
  • Co-ordinate seminars and events as part of the Masterclass series of events, be the main co-ordinator and liaison point for the commissioning committee etc
  • Work pre-event and on-site for a range of events – from Awards, Gala Dinners, Conferences, Screenings, Receptions, Seminars, Recruitment Fair

You
This is a brilliant role, and would suit someone looking for a fully immersive 2nd jobber events role, happy to do all the event admin nitty gritty, as well as take ownership where needed, and to work in a really great team, where you will learn tonnes. In exchange we are looking for someone who is hard working, flexible, has excellent admin skills, great communication skills, and ideally min 1 year event assisting or event co-ordination experience. Bright, flexible and looking to get your teeth into a busy and varied role ... although the role sits at the heart of the TV & Broadcast world we are definitely not looking for a diva! Specifically we are looking for someone who has:

  • Some existing events co-ordination or events admin experience – ideally min 1 year
  • Really good IT skills, across Word, Excel etc
  • Super organised – efficient and with excellent attention to detail
  • A real ‘do-er’ – proactive, flexible, keen, a real team player
  • Excellent communication skills - great to work with
  • Confident to take a project and run with it, as well as able to do all the event nitty gritty
  • Confident to deal with varied stakeholders and committee members, to keep projects and deliverables on track
  • Excellent communication skills, diplomatic, a good sense of humour, comfortable dealing with people at all levels, stakeholders, suppliers and Patrons alike.

This is a super role in a super team!  If you are looking for a busy and buzzy role which sees you working on some brilliant events, and learning from the best – and have great organisational, communication and admin skills -  do click APPLY now!