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Senior Events Co-ordinator – (Prestigious London Body)

E7129

£34,300 + O/T (c. £38k)

LONDON

Events

Venue / Corporate/In-house / Association

Permanent

Job Description

Wonderful opportunity for an experienced Senior Event Executive to join this highly prestigious London body to forward plan and deliver a varied programme of corporate events for their core committee.

THE ORGANISATION
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. 

THE ROLE
You’ll be joining this busy and friendly events team – and be based at one of London’s most historic venues.  This role is to take specific responsibility for the planning and delivery of the event programme for the main Committee – a varied events programme, made up of receptions, meetings, dinners, lunches, visits and networking events. All very prestigious and high profile. The role will require close liaison with the Committee for forward planning , and the end to end event management and detailed planning of committee events, working with caterers and external suppliers, liaising with guests, producing running orders and detailed event instructions, and researching future events and projects.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Lead on management of high profile event calendar
  • Liaise closely and work alongside key committee members
  • End to end delivery of varied events – receptions, high profile visits, lunches, dinners, meetings, special events
  • Venue research, selection and liaison – caterers and all suppliers
  • Guest liaison
  • Produce running orders and briefing notes
  • Run event on the day
  • Research and plan future events
  • Work with wider events team on other varied corporate and internal events as required

THE CANDIDATE
This is an important and high profile role, and requires an experienced and confident events candidate – with proven event delivery experince across a range of events, and of successfully dealing with 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.  Given the nature of the committee’s wider remit, an interest in current affairs is ideal.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience delivering varied corporate events – including dinners, lunches, receptions, high profile networking, and meetings
  • Excellent end to end event management and logistics skills, experience dealing with varied suppliers
  • An eye for detail, and understanding of delivering flawless events, in terms of look as well as delivery
  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral
  • Confident, articulate, an excellent team player
  • An interest in current affairs/news would be good

This is a fabulous opportunity to take a key role at this highly prestigious London organisation and work on a varied and high profile programem of 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!