Events Officer

Location
England,London,City of London
Salary
Up to £27500 per annum
Posted
06 Feb 2019
Closes
06 Mar 2019
Ref
13987906/001
Contact
Jay Salvemini
Job Discipline
Other
Experience Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Events Officer will be responsible for the end to end delivery and management of a busy programme of events.


Client Details

This prominent membership organisation is a leading professional body for their industry.


Description

* Organising and delivering a programme of events (seminars) for members and partners, including all event logistics such as: finding and booking venues, programme development, liaising with speakers, marketing, logistical arrangements, financial management, event day management and post event feedback
* Being the point of contact for all delegate enquiries via both phone and email to ensure appropriate marketing and highest level of service is delivered
* Budget management and making decisions on what to spend money on
* Uploading content to the website and ensuring this is kept up to date
* Copy writing for e-newsletters, website, emails, formal invites and external advertising
* Ensuring delegates and speakers have been provided with the correct and relevant event information in a timely manner
* Ensuring speakers arrive on time, and any last minute changes are dealt with accordingly
* Communicating with venue staff and AV team to ensure they have all relevant information needed for the event to run smoothly
* Providing a professional service and responding to stakeholders within a timely manner
* Working with volunteers and other teams in developing the content and marketing for events


Profile

Essential

* Demonstrable, end to end event management experience, from the planning to post event follow up
* Outstanding organisational, planning and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise and deliver quality work to deadlines
* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work comfortably under pressure within a busy environment
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and negotiate effectively with a variety of levels of stakeholders
* Commitment and ability to take ownership to deliver an exciting events programme
* Demonstrating a hands-on approach, a pro-active and positive attitude, and a willingness to assist other team members when required
* Familiarity with managing and keeping within budgets and post-event reporting



Desirable

* Experience of working for a membership or professional services organisation


Job Offer

* A salary of £27,500
* Opportunities for progression

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