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Event Manager – (Association)

E7213

£28 – 30k + Bonus

LONDON

Events

Association

Permanent

Job Description

Event Manager to manage a variety of events from beginning to end for high profile Association.

THE ORGANISATION
Highly prestigious not for profit Association based in the West End of London. The events team is responsible for organising a wide range of UK events including awards, dinners, parties, conferences, breakfast meetings, webinars and round table events in range of fantastic venues.

THE ROLE
Reporting to the Head of Events and Awards and managing an events executive you will be responsible for project managing a range of events and webinars.  They hold up to 100 per year, mainly London based in top drawer venues.  You’ll be joining a busy, professional but relaxed environment, working on several events at any one time, from concept creation and marketing (in conjunction with the marketing team), through to delivery and on the day event management.  This role will suit someone who enjoys being busy!

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Management and mentoring an Events Executive
  • Event/Webinar creation, research
  • Venue research, negotiation
  • Webinar platform management
  • Speaker, sponsor, delegate, internal & external stakeholder liaison
  • Producing content briefings
  • Scheduling of events and webinars
  • General event admin including delegate lists & badges
  • Report preparation and budgets
  • Monitoring budgets
  • On-site event delivery

THE CANDIDATE
You’ll be an experienced, highly organised, smart and articulate events manager with existing experience within corporate or association events, ideally coupled with marketing.  As a strong communicator, both written and spoken, you’ll be comfortable liaising with senior industry figures, venues, speakers and members.  Initiative, strong attention to detail, excellent organisation skills and the ability to stay calm under pressure are essential. You’ll be flexible with a ‘can do’, friendly and professional attitude, be a proactive team player with good IT skills, tact and diplomacy.

Key requirements: 

  • A track record in developing and delivering events ideally coupled with some marketing experience within a corporate or association or similar professional environment
  • Excellent communication skills, with excellent standard of English, both written and oral
  • An excellent and efficient organiser with excellent attention to detail and strong customer focus
  • Varied client and supplier liaison experience (internal and external)
  • Experience of undertaking budgetary management
  • Confident, able to cope well and calmly under pressure, tactful and discrete

This is a great opportunity to use your event management experience to organise a range of events in some fabulous venues.

We need someone to start asap, so if your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click the “Apply” button now!