£37.5k (+overtime up to 5k)
Association / Charity / Corporate/In-house / Other
Wonderful opportunity for an experienced Senior Event Executive/Event Manager to join this highly prestigious body, and deliver an exciting and high profile programme of events (dinners, banquets, receptions, forums) all with a very prestigious and accomplished guest list!
Highly prestigious body - you’ll be joining a busy, talented and cohesive 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 at some of London’s most glorious historic heritage venues.
In this role you’ll have specific responsibility for the annual hospitality event programme for the main Groups/Committees within the wider organisation – full end to end event management and delivery, dealing directly with senior level stakeholders throughout – ensuring their events hit their strategic aims, and the exceptional delivery standards expected. Alongside ad hoc special events which would come your way, as prestigious as a State Banquet for example, these will number about 30 events p/a, mainly black-tie dinners, receptions and special visits, most taking place at Livery Halls or similar prestigious Central London venues, often with distinguished guests and speakers. The role will require close liaison with the Committee lead for forward planning, so you’ll have excellent stakeholder management skills, and experience of the needs of a member-led organisation or similar body. 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, guest list management, seating plans, producing running orders and detailed event instructions, are all key, as is the ability to forward plan a busy schedule of events. Diplomatic, calm, professional with excellent interpersonal skills are all key attributes you bring, alongside your passion for delivering exceptional events. Key Responsibilities include:
This is an important and high profile role, and requires an experienced and confident events professional – with exceptional communication skills, and 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 and, given the nature of the committee’s wider remit, an interest in history and or current affairs is ideal. The successful candidate will be able to bring:
This is a fabulous opportunity to take a key role at this highly prestigious London organisation and deliver a highly impressive array of 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!