BD Events Executive

Location
England,West Yorkshire,Leeds
Salary
£23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted
29 Jun 2018
Closes
27 Jul 2018
Ref
13933393/001
Contact
Freddie Stroud
Job Discipline
Market Research
Experience Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The successful candidate will help on all aspects of events planning, marketing and business development for the legal firm across the West Yorkshire district.


Client Details

The client is a leading global law firm who have a client base including some of the worlds top fortune 500 and FTSE 100 businesses.


Description

The Events Executive will provide support to the full range of on-going business development and marketing events. The post holder's principal tasks will include:





* Pre-event planning and logistics; liaising with the site on requirements and contacts





* Budgeting and tracking associated costs; measuring and reporting ROI





* Assisting with the development, design, writing and production of related print and electronic promotional materials including invitations, website postings, signage, power points and handouts





* Researching and advising on event or advertising sponsorship opportunities where appropriate





* Developing and maintaining event-related contact and mailing lists





* Working or attending the event as required





* Assisting with post-event follow up and tracking lead generation and ensuring participant follow up





* Performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned


Profile

* A dynamic, creative and determined individual





* Professional in attitude and able to work under pressure





* Flexible, adaptable and innovative





* Self motivated with a high level of initiative and persistence





* Excellent communication skills and an ability to prove credibility





* The ability and drive to focus on a number of different projects and ensure that all deadlines are met





* Flexibility regarding hours and travelling to other UK offices, dependent on operational needs







* Preferably 1-2 years experience in a similar events role, ideally within a professional services organisation. An understanding of the legal environment is preferable





* Cvent or other event management software experience





* Educated to degree level desirable





* Project management skills





* Competent use of MS Word, Outlook, Excel and Powerpoint and other software systems.


Job Offer

Full time permanent position offering a competitive salary and great staff benefits.