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Event Manager – (international legal body)


Good + excellent benefits



Corporate/In-house / Association


Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a bright and professional Event Manager to join this international legal body, and deliver a diverse range of events internationally.  

One of the world’s leading international institutions in it’s specialist sector (within the legal world). As well as offering specialist services globally, the body has a general membership of over 2000 members (from over 80 countries), for which it organises a worldwide programme of conferences, seminars and other events of interest to its community, both regionally and UK. Members include lawyers, experts, academics, business persons, law firms and commercial and trading organisations. It is a prestigious and highly regarded organisation for the services it offers, and the quality of events that it holds.

As one of two Event Managers you’ll have full responsibility for a programme of varied events (10-400 pax) – from annual flagship bi-annual gala dinner, international seminar roadshows, conferences – from workshops for 20 industry specialists to debates hosting up to 400.  A mix of pay to attend, and free to attend.  You’ll have your own set of events, and will manage the full lifecyle of events, from identifying the event requirements and expectations with key stakeholders at various levels, to post-event reporting. You’ll be the key point of contact for venues, suppliers, speakers and attendees, and act as on-the-ground liaison during the event itself.  Events are global – oversees travel will not however be excessive, as some of your events will be represented on site by local partner law firms. The team is supported by a Digital Co-ordinator, a Registration Co-ordinator and an Administrative Assistant – so there is a really great team approach to making the events brilliantly delivered. You’ll report directly into the Head of Membership and Events.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with key stakeholders, identify and clarify requirements and expectations for each event
  • End to end event management of varied UK and international events
  • Develop event budgets and attendee pricing recommendations for pay-to-attend events
  • Liaise with venues, suppliers, speakers and attendees
  • Oversee the development of event collateral, including event webpage, flyer, email communications and invitation lists
  • Work with marketing team to promote the event
  • Manage registration processes, delegate collateral
  • Handle post-event financial and statistical reporting for internal stakeholders

You’ll have excellent event co-ordination and communication skills, and a proven track record of delivering varied business events – and ideally have experience of working internationally.  You’ll have proven experience of working on a varied events programme. You’re confident dealing with senior level speakers and business delegates. Great logistics and supplier co-ordination skills. Excellent communication skills are key (written and verbal), as are excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.  Ability to work with the marketing team, and develop appropriate marketing collateral.

Key requirements:

  • Track record of delivering varied formats of b2b events
  • Ideally experience to include international events
  • Experience working with professional members/attendees – and delivering events of exceptional professional quality
  • Experience across all areas of event logistics, and managing external suppliers and venues, and good negotiation skills
  • 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 a really fab opportunity to be part of the events  team at this very prestigious and highly regarded legal organisation - if your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click “APPLY” now.