Leading global professional body - looking for a confident and super organised Event Manager, ideally with membership body experience to join their friendly and expert team and work on varied international events - excellent benefits package, hybrid working and lots of varied events and stakeholder contact!
This leading Professional Body has global offices, and an extensive international membership of professionals, scientists, academics and policy makers (over 90k worldwide). They are a not-for-profit organisation and provide their members with a busy and varied event programme - the emphasis is on face-to-face events, designed to both support their professional and technical competencies, as well as provide great opportunities for peer networking through their programmes and varied events and exhibitions. Their events team produce a varied global event and networking programme - conferences, seminars, events and exhibitions - throughout the world, for both their member and public benefit. Based in central London alongside a great role this opportunity brings a great benefits package including private healthcare and the opportunity to work a compressed working week.
As Event Manager you'll be joining a team of Event Managers and Event Co-ordinators - you'll be planning and delivering a portfolio of events (conferences, exhibitions, workshops, seminars and social events) - full end to end management - liaising with contractors, hotels and exhibition centres. Alongside the event logistical elements, we are looking for someone strong on communication, and used to dealing with Committees as a key part of the event process - you'll be working closely with the key stakeholders, and also authors, speakers and exhibitors.Your role will be well rounded, and focussed on superlative event delivery, and being the key conduit for Committee communication and co-ordination - so excellent stakeholder communication and management skills, alongside your brilliant event management skills.
Your role will include:
We're looking for a really good Event Manager (or Senior Event Co-ordinator ready to take a step up) - who loves the wider project management as well as the nitty gritty of event logistics. We're looking for someon who is able to lead from the front, ideally with experience working in a membership body, used to dealing with commitees and stakeholders, as well as having excellent event management skills. You’ll have proven extensive UK & European (and EMEA would be great!) b2b events experience, across varied event formats (conference, seminars, exhibitions), ideally gained from working for an association or professional body. Excellent organisation, event logistics, communication and analysis skills are a must – alongside strong speaker management experience and experience working extensively with steering groups or committees. From a personality and work ethic point of view, you’ll be a real “people-person” who is a confident, enthusiastic, meticulously detailed and very project-oriented events professional. You’ll be someone who will relish working on a busy portfolio of international events and exhibitions, and are able to be self motivated with excellent levels of service delivery and communication skills. (Oil/Gas sector experience/knowledge is useful but not crucial). Specific skills experience include:
If you’re an experienced Event Manager or Senior Co-ordinator and have been waiting for the right time to move, and like to lead from the front, then then this is the perfect time and role for you to take your career to the next stage in 2022!
If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click “Apply” now.