This is a unique and highly prestigious body - you’d be joining a busy events team, who between them organise an impressive and unique range of high profile events each year (over 500) from lectures and receptions to bespoke dinners and large scale banquets.
In this role you’ll have specific responsibility for the event programme for the main Committee Members – this is made up of about 35 events p/a, mainly black-tie dinners, receptions and special visits, most taking place at Livery Halls or similar prestigious Central London venues. The role will require close liaison with the Committee for forward planning, so you’ll have excellent stakeholder management skills, and experience of the needs of a member-led organisation - member management is an important part of the role. The events are high profile and prestigious, so attention to detail and expert skills in end to end event management and detailed planning of events, working with caterers and external suppliers, liaising with guests, producing running orders and detailed event instructions, are all key, as is the ability to forward plan a busy schedule of events..
Key Responsibilities include:
This is an important and high profile role, and requires an experienced and confident events candidate – with proven event delivery experience across a range of events, ideally including black tie and formal events. You’ll have expertise in dealing with venues (ideally including historic or livery venues), caterers and other event suppliers. Excellent communication skills, dedicated,reliable and conscientious who thrives with a busy and varied workload, can prioritise, and is a great team player. You’ll have excellent communication and people skills, Given the nature of the committee’s wider remit, an interest in current affairs is ideal.
The successful candidate will have:
This is a fabulous opportunity to take a key role at this highly prestigious London organisation and deliver hi-end formal events – if your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click the “Apply” button now!