Event Manager

Location
England,London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
19 May 2017
Closes
16 Jun 2017
Ref
13827919/001
Contact
Laura Houlston
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Assistant
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
An exciting interim role has become available for a talented and experienced Events Manager in central London. As this role is urgent you must be immediately available to start and have strong experience in project managing local and national events.


Client Details

The main purpose of this role will be to assist and support the development, delivery and evaluation of events, ensuring they meet the objectives of the business plan and communications and engagement strategy, and are responsive to stakeholder needs and preferences. This will involve working with a range of internal teams and external partners so experience in working with senior stakeholders is crucial.


Description

Key responsibilities will include the following:



* Responsible for day to day delegate and event management (catering, logistics, badges, materials) including liaising with venues and other parties involved in the delivery of an event.





* Working with colleagues, proactively develop our relationships with partners to enable use of their marketing channels and work collaboratively on joint projects, where appropriate.





* Responsible for photo library, ensuring the images adhere to our brand guidelines; improving/editing the images using Photoshop.





* Support the delivery of high quality, well-articulated communications which will connect with and influence stakeholders, developing compelling messages on complex subjects, building and expanding stakeholder contact data as required, depending on the campaign/project.





* Support the Head of Marketing & Events on specific high profile campaigns and projects.





* Proactively seek out and learn from best practice, informing the development of our externally-facing communications channels.


Profile

To be considered for the role you must thrive within a busy team environment and have ability to remain calm under pressure. You will be dealing with a lot of high profile and confidential information so discretion and professionalism is key to success within this role. You will be working within an experienced team where you will be given the opportunity to learn and develop.


Job Offer

Key skills required for the role:



* Ability to use the most appropriate style and method of communication with people at different levels inside and outside of the organisation





* Ability to manage time effectively, planning own workload and setting appropriate objectives and deadlines





* Demonstrable experience of thoroughly analysing information, and considering alternative solutions, adapting to new ways of working where necessary





* Demonstrable experience of contributing to change and listening to new ideas





* Promoting the use of social media both internally and externally