Event Manager – (business association)

E7068

£28-35k (DOE) + excellent benefits

LONDON

Events

Association / Corporate/In-house

Permanent

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for an Event Manager to join this leading Canary Wharf based Association and deliver a range of business and training events for top corporate companies within the legal and financial sector.

THE COMPANY
Business Association, based in the commercial hub of Canary Wharf, providing a varied calendar of business events, seminars and training events (20-800 pax) for leading Banks and Law Firms.  The Association is a very well regarded body in it’s field, and it’s events are known for their quality and brilliant organisation!

THE ROLE
As one of three Event Managers you’ll be responsible for full end to end event management of a busy schedule of events, ranging from seminars, conferences to training events.  You’ll attend all your UK events (mainly London), and remotely manage international events. Typical events include a seminar in Prague for 90 people, a UK based week long series of training events, to an early evening London based seminar for 150.  The team handle over 90 events each year, and the calendar is growing.  You’ll be responsible the event logistics and on-site delivery for all your own events, and also work as part of the team on their major annual conference for over 800 delegates in September. It’s a busy role, involving working on more than one event at a time, so multi-tasking and staying calm under pressure are key requisites!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day to day management of all logistical requirements of events
  • Venue find and management
  • Speaker communication, manage presentations, manage delegate materials
  • Manage registration process and answering delegate queries
  • Supplier selection, liaison and management, including venues, AV and catering
  • Manage event on-site
  • Post event reporting, including invoicing
  • Budget management

THE CANDIDATE
You’ll have excellent event co-ordination and communication skills, and a proven track record of delivering your own events.  You’ll have proven experience of working on a varied range of events – ideally including training/information events - and enjoy the nitty gritty of delivery, and the challenge of dealing with multiple events at one time, managing busy delegate communications flow. You’re confident dealing with senior level speakers and business delegates.  Excellent communication skills are key (written and verbal), as are excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.

Key requirements:

  • Track record of delivering events, ideally including training events within a business context
  • Experience across all areas of event logistics
  • Experience of managing external suppliers and venues, and good negotiation skills
  • Delegate management experience
  • Budget Management experience
  • Excellent communicator, good interpersonal skills, relationship builder
  • Good IT skills, experience of using delegate database
  • Confident, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong multi-tasker, able to priortise
  • Excellent attention to detail with an organised and methodical approach

This is an excellent opportunity to join a small friendly and professional event team, and work on a busy schedule of events, gaining exposure to leading corporate companies.

If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click the “Apply" now!  Wanting to interview asap for a January start!