Event Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
AED Salary Range:
Any
Salary Description:
Benefits
Sector:
Not-For-Profit/Associations/Public Sector
Region:
UK
Location:
London
Posted:
20/06/2019
Recruiter:
ESP Recruitment
Job Ref:
LS/011346

Event Manager

A prestigious not-for-profit organisation in London is looking for an experienced Events Manager to join a successful busy events team. The company runs a large number of events each year and you will be responsible for delivering a portfolio of 40 member events for the Events team that include breakfasts, lunches, seminars, receptions and dinners. This is a varied job, that includes event delivery, speaker acquisition, sponsor liaison and copy writing.

Key responsibilities

* Deliver the events programme as agreed with the Head of Events on time and to budget.

* Generate ideas for new events and where appropriate develop and implement concept through to completion.

* Develop and implement marketing plans (including writing copy, use of social media, team and bespoke eshots, print and mail dates and the target audience for each event) in liaison with the Head of Events and Marketing Manager, report on progress and devise and implement diversions where necessary.

* Compile estimated and actual event budgets, monitor performance and liaise with Head of Events over diversions.

* Identify, invite (where appropriate), and liaise with speakers.

* Source venues, caterers and all third-party suppliers and act as the principal contact.

* Deliver sponsorship agreements.

* Lead staff team at events by planning and chairing pre and post event briefing sessions.

* Provide updates for team meetings and act as the principal point of contact at events.

* Assist team with the production of guest lists, badges, joining instructions and all other event administration.

* Source venues and handle all day to day liaison and venue and third-party supplier logistics for all Policy events.

* Deliver sponsorship/partnership agreements relating to events if/where applicable.

* Liaise with sponsors/event hosts and co-ordinate their guest names, text for communications and guest lists if/where appropriate.

Essential

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent and have a strong track record of developing and delivering business focused events from conception to completion.

Having experience of managing and delivery of budgets would be advantageous.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and a proven track record of meeting and exceeding goals are also required.

Contact Details:
ESP Recruitment
Tel: 020 7299 2960
Contact: Liz Sinclair
Email:

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