Events Officer

Location
England,London
Salary
£25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
01 Nov 2017
Ref
13862552/001
Contact
Oliver Rastall
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Executive
Sectors
Charities
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a great opportunity for a junior events candidate to join a large events team with progression offered throughout. This role will be heavily involved in the organisation and execution of over 70 events.


Client Details

My client is a professional membership body.


Description

Key Accountabilities



* Responsible for the organisation and execution of up 70 event projects a year with an average planning cycle of four months. This includes working with volunteers and fellow staff on programme content and ensuring they meet strict deadlines, liaising with speakers, communicating with delegates, managing and implementing all requirements.

* Deal with delegate queries (phone and email).

* Financial management: Manage financial aspects of all assigned webinars/podcasts/on-demand, including: making decisions on how and on what to spend money, budget creation, forecasting, accruals and reporting for all assigned events. Ensure all debt is collected prior to the event.

* Upload website content and keep information up to date.

* Write copy for e-newsletters, website, emails, formal invites and external advertising

* Create and report post event using delegate questionnaires.

* Trouble shooting problems that arise to prevent attendees being aware of any difficulties.

* Ensure delegates and speakers have been provided with the correct and relevant event information in a timely manner

* Ensure speakers arrive on time, and any last minute changes, no-shows are dealt with.

* Any other duties as assigned.


Profile

Essential



* Significant experience working in the events industry

* Proven track record of being solely responsible for delivering all aspects of an annual portfolio of training at a similar volume as the Law Society.

* A person who is comfortable and flexible enough to juggle many projects simultaneously while demonstrating the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines

* Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills both in person and on the telephone.

* Demonstrable persuading and influencing skills and the ability to use them on individuals at a variety of levels both internally and externally

* Experienced at preparing both print and online marketing collateral

* Familiar with the budgeting, forecasting and reporting process for events


Job Offer

A salary is on offer of up to £27,000 per annum + package.