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Event Exec / Project Exec (B2B events for a major sporting body)


£competitive with great bens





Job Description

Amazing events contract working on 2 glitzy European events for a leading sports body. Bi-lingual English/French or Eng/Spanish essential!

A world renowned, international sports organisation who; provide direction and governance, oversee the development of their sport, stage international tournaments and promote their sporting genre at grass roots level. Work with a passionate, supportive team.  Lovely offices in South London, great bens including lunch contribution and international travel.

Fantastic 4 month contract (starting mid/end of May 2019) for an event executive / event coordinator / event assistant that will see you working in the Presidential Office of this leading Sporting body supporting on the planning and delivery of 2 very high profile B2B events (a multi-day conference in Lisbon and a glittering gala dinner in Paris). 

In this exciting contract your responsibilities will include:-

  • Event planning support
  • Guest invites & RSVP coordination
  • Delegate online registration (CVENT)
  • Event Administration
  • Venue & hotel liaison
  • Updating accommodation spreadsheets & producing reports
  • Event Logistics
  • Supplier, speaker & VIP communication
  • Data-entry, reports & schedules
  • On-site event management 
  • General departmental support & ad-hoc office duties as/when needed

IMPORTANT: you must be willing to be onsite for several days in both Lisbon and Paris.

You’ll need be a very confident and detailed bi-lingual (English / Spanish or English / French) Event Executive, Project Coordinator or Events Administrator who already has some good basic events experience (both office admin related and on-site event support).

You MUST have exceptional IT skills and MUST have advanced Excel knowledge.

In addition you should be able to liaise confidently and effectively with very senior & very important stakeholders (internal & external) and bring to the table amazing customer/client service, delegate registration and administrative skills.

From a personality point of view you’ll need to be a very client facing, proactive, “switched-on” and can-do type of person who can think-on-their-feet and is detailed, thorough, hands-on and happy to help wherever and whenever needed.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a bi-lingual English/Spanish or English/French events organiser who is looking for an exciting events contract that also offers international travel too!

If you have experience in event planning, delegate online registration (CVENT), event logistics, venue & hotel liaison, transfers, accommodation spreadsheet updating, supplier coordination, event administration, data-entry, reports & schedules, general admin support (filing, photocopying etc..) and on-site event delivery……. then please reflect these in your CV and click “Apply” now.