Events Lead

7 days left

Location
England,London
Salary
£200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted
28 Feb 2019
Closes
28 Mar 2019
Ref
3543200
Contact
Verity Slade
Job Discipline
Other
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Interviews will be held on the 12th and 13th of March-Hours of work: 35 per week, with some overnights

We are looking for an experience, enthusiastic and highly motivated events coordinator with proven experience of coordinating programmes of events and managing complex tight, timelines with a variety of different stakeholders. Individuals who are fully effective will ideally have:

* Budget management skills
* Project management skills
* Events management skills

Systems knowledge Office 365, Dynamics 365 CRM, Eventbrite, Mailchimp emarketing, E-Reqs Purchase Duties / responsibilities / typical working day

* To coordinate a programme of events (including roadshows, round tables, workshops) throughout the UK in support of the "listening" programme, designed to engage up to 1,000 stakeholders in the emerging national strategy and corporate plan
* Attending the events and playing a key role in ensuring they all run smoothly and to plan
* To coordinate a major event (c. 600 attendees) in Central London to launch the national strategy and corporate plan
* Working with the Communications & Strategy Planning team to successfully deliver a series of high-profile events involving senior stakeholders, including the launch of the national strategy at a conference for 600+ people in Central London in November 2019
* Develop and keep up-to-date the events management plan for the Listening Events programme, making sure that issues are escalated as needed
* Research venues, suppliers and contractors; and ensure that decisions are made, suppliers are contracted, and key activations are delivered in a timely manner
* Working with partners and suppliers to secure venues appropriate for the various events around the UK
* Manage all pre-event planning including coordinating events within budget and to plan, working with a variety of different internal and external stakeholders
* Coordinating attendance lists through our online events platform
* Produce post-event evaluation to inform future events

Departmental structure. Reports into / direct reports

* Part of the Communications, Strategy and Planning team: 5 total, including this role and manager of the team). The wider Corporate Communications team consists of 20 individuals, covering PR & Media, Public Affairs, Brand & Design, Internal as well as national & regional stakeholder communications and Partnerships work
* Formally the role will report into Communications, Strategy and Planning Manager.
* Informal day-to-day management will be by the Sector Engagement Manager.

Candidates will ideally be able to demonstrate:

* Experience of dealing with senior stakeholders -CEO Level
* Able to lead and coordinate large scale events and manage the event on the actual day
* Able to run a range of events from round tables, formal dinners, workshops, theatre style and large-scale conferences
* Ideally an interest in the financial services
* Able to work in a flexible manner and used to working in an organisation that is going through a period of change
* Strong project management skills
* Used to working with a range of stakeholders

If this role is of interest, please do send me an up to date word version of your CV highlighting all your relevant experience

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