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Events Executive – (Professional Membership Body)

Job Description

Great opportunity to join this prestigious membership body (financial sector) looking for an experienced, approachable Event Executive to join their busy events team, and work on their varied UK event programme for members and industry experts.

Leading professional body within the financial arena – it’s membership is mainly from one particular sector of the market – which is fast moving and busy!  The Institution exists to provide insights, leadership, relevant learning and activities to maintain and grow an informed professional membership.  As part of this, they run a busy programme of varied UK events, including Awards, Conferences, Exhibitions and Webinars, and a busy professional development programme.

Reporting to the Event Manager, (and in a team of 4) the Event Executive will be responsible for organizing, running and project managing their own events – both regular and one-off events, as well as supporting on other events as required.  You’ll build internal relationships within the Association, and be keen to develop your own understanding of members needs, and a knowledge of the sector.

To apply for this role, you’ll need to have a track record of delivering and supporting professional events - for a membership organization is ideal, and if that is within the financial or insurance sectors that would be really advantageous.  You’ll be personable and approachable, and happy to help and support on various levels.  You’ll be comfortable working in a fast paced environment, and have an interest in researching and finding new ideas, technologies, suppliers, venues etc to keep the events offering fresh and leading edge.

Key requirements:

  • Proven track record as Event Manager or Co-ordinator who has had ownership of your own events – full logistical end-to-end management
  • Excellent event management skills, and experience of organizing varied events within the UK
  • Ideally experience of working for a membership organization and/or within the financial or insurance sector
  • Highly organized, with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to communicate with colleagues and external stakeholders at all levels
  • Excellent IT skills, and also event related software, Events Force or similar
  • Friendly, hard working, flexible who enjoys working within a team, and ensuring theie event programme is brilliantly executed for its members

This a really great role in a lovely team, and would suit a highly organized and efficient Event Manager/Exec who enjoys working within a membership environment within a fast moving sector … – click ‘Apply’ now if you’re looking for new challenge and can demonstrate the key skills required…