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Event Co-ordinator – (media association)

E21001

c. £24k + excellent benefits

LONDON

Events

Corporate/In-house / Commercial/Publishing / Association

Permanent

Job Description

Brilliant role for a bright and engaging Event Co-ordinator with end-to-end event co-ordination experience to work across awards, conferences, master classes and exhibitions at this leading body within the media.

You’ll be working for:
Our client is a prestigious membership body in the media – their aim is to support debate, celebrate achievement and champion the future development of their sector. Events range from glamorous awards ceremonies, to lively debates and masterclass sessions bringing together students and industry heads, to an annual conference – the three person Events team have a busy and excitingly varied schedule of UK events to deliver.

The role:
As Event Co-ordinator your role will be two-fold – you’ll work closely with the Events Manager assisting her on larger events both pre- and on-site (so all the usual event admin activities such as delegate management, ticketing, web updates, chasing responses, guests lists, signage). You will also have full responsibility for your own set of events, working closely with the dedicated committee who will focus on determining their content – you’ll have responsibility for their delivery.  These events focus primarily on bringing in and bringing on new talent within the industry – and include masterclasses and an annual careers fair, with exhibitors and a range of speaker sessions by industry leaders and household broadcast names.  This is a fabulous role, with lots of opportunity to learn from your experienced and supportive Event Manager, as well as utilise your existing events delivery ability and confident communication and interpersonal skills.

You:
We are looking specifically for someone with a good, solid background in end-to-end event co-ordination. Pro-active, confident but with good self-awareness, great communication skills, IT savvy, flexible and a really good team player. An interest in the media/TV/broadcast sector would be great.  Specifically the ideal candidate will bring:

  • Minimum 2 years event co-ordination experience (across varied events)
  • Experience of event admin, delegate management/CRM, ticketing/booking systems, production of marketing information, budgeting, venue liaison, speaker management, table plans, and experience of all logistical elements of events
  • Experience of co-ordinating end-to-end your own events (ideally including experience of exhibitions and seminars) - and the confidence to run your own events
  • Tech savvy, for web updates, liaising with digital team for marketing communications, and able to work with tech for virtual events eg advanced Zoom
  • Confident, articulate, and able to work on own and direct your own projects, as well as happily supporting others on nuts and bolts event admin
  • Pro-active, bags of common sense, articulate, great written and verbal communication skills
  • An interest in the media, TV and broadcast is ideal

This is by all accounts a brilliant junior Events role – in its content and context – and will see you working at the heart of the British broadcast industry and on a variety of colourful event formats … if your background, aptitudes and personality sound like a good match – click APPLY now to let us know you’re interested!