Senior Events Coordinator – Professional Membership Body

Job Description

Are you a talented Events Co-ordinator, with excellent communication skills, ready to step up and into a role with more responsibility, the opportunity to own your own varied events and awards programme ... and shine? This busy Events & Communications team would love you on board!

This specialist body within the architectural/commercial design & build sector has a varied membership from architects, developers, finance/investment companies, surveyors, interior design companies, to corporate end users. Their events and communications programme champion the sector, and provide the members with insight & news, discussion and debate, and platforms for sharing common interests, projects and innovation.  Their Events & Communications team of 4 deliver a varied UK event and comms programme, Annual Conference, Lunch and prestigious Dinner, Seminar and Site/Location tour programme, Awards programme for the young professionals in the industry amongst other relevant communications activity.

The Senior Event Coordinator in the Communications & Events team has ownership for their own set of events, 1 day conference, tours and seminars across the UK (attendance only normally at London events), and the Awards programme and dinner for the ‘next generation’ of professionals in the sector. You’ll be involved across all aspects of your events, dealing directly with professional committees/stakeholders and all associated communications for your events. You’ll also work on event marketing and website related activities, writing copy and producing flyers, communications etc in support of events and activities.

We’re looking for someone with excellent end-to-end Event Co-ordinator level experience across a range of events, who also has excellent project management and communication skills, able to deal with varied stakeholders and professional groups. You can work across multiple projects and have excellent attention to detail across all aspects of event pre-planning and logistics. You’ll also be comfortable writing copy and managing varied marketing/comms activities for events. You’re an excellent team player – who is ready for the next step and looking for a role that will stretch and develop your existing skills by giving you your own events and projects to grow with. Specifically we are looking for someone who, as well as brilliant growth potential can bring:

  • Experience of co-ordinating the production of a range of events either inhouse, membership body or event management company – ideally including conferences, awards, seminars, dinners etc
  • Experience of all aspects of end-toend event co-ordination – venue, delegate, speaker, preplanning, onsite delivery, event promotion and communications
  • An eye for design and layout, and an understanding of the importance of house style/corporate branding
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Evidence of copywriting and editing skills
  • Able to commission and liaise effectively with external suppliers (across print and events)
  • Prior experience in hosting/managing seminars held via zoom (or other virtual platform) desirable
  • Ability to produce event and publication schedules and ensure they are delivered on time
  • Knowledge of email design, photoshop and indesign (desirable)
  • Team player, enjoy working in a collaborative team, work on multiple projects at once
  • Interest in architecture, build, design, innovation all really useful!

This is a really varied and well rounded role in a dynamic and innovative sector – and a great team! - and will bring you a really rich range of projects and events to work on ... and great scope for further developing your professional experience - if you are ready for a next step upwards and onwards ... click APPLY now!