Excellent opportunity for a logistically-focussed Event Manager (or Senior Event Co-ordinator/Exec) to join this leading Canary Wharf based Professional Body and deliver a range of business events for top corporate audiences within the legal and financial sectors.
Very well respected Professional Association, based in the commercial hub of Canary Wharf, providing a varied calendar of events, seminars and training events (20-800 pax) for leading Banks and Law Firms. The Association is a highly regarded body in it’s field, and it’s busy event programme is known for its quality and brilliant organisation!
Working in a team of three Event Managers you’ll be responsible for full end to end event management of your own set of varied events, ranging from webinars & seminars, conferences to training events. You'll have your own set of events (c.25 each year), and work as a team on the larger annual conference events. Events are for an international audience - typical events range from a seminar 90 people (Prague), a week-long series of training events (UK), to an early evening London based seminar plus networking for 150. The team handle over 90 events and webinars each year, and the calendar is growing, so this role will suit someone who loves the pace of a busy corporate business environment. They also deliver a large annual flagship event, which they work as a full team to deliver. As Event Manager you’re responsible for all aspects of your events – all event logistics, speaker liaison, delegate management, and on-the-day delivery (virtual or on-site). It’s a busy role, involving working on more than one event at a time, so enjoying multi-tasking and staying calm under pressure are key requisites!
This will suit a Event Manager who loves working on multiple events, is super efficient and enjoys working on events for a corporate audience. You’ll ideally have a corporate events background, and are used to delivering smart business events for a senior level corporate delegate base. Ideally you have experience working for a financial services or professional services organisation, and love working in a busy environment. You have excellent event co-ordination and communication skills, and a proven track record of delivering your own events, ideally including seminars, webinars and conferences, both virtual and f2f. You’ll be used to working on a number of events at any one time, and enjoy the plate spinning that involves, managing busy delegate communications flow, and being ‘on the ball’. (A financial roadshow background would work well for this role). You’re confident dealing with senior level speakers and business delegates. Excellent communication skills are key (written and verbal), as are excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
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This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a small friendly team, and work on a busy programme of events, within a high level corporate environment for a highly respected professional body.
If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click the “APPLY” button NOW!