Events Coordinator

Job Type:
Permanent
AED Salary Range:
Any
Salary Description:
£26000 - £28000 per annum
Sector:
Charities
Region:
UK
Location:
City of London
Posted:
09/07/2019
Recruiter:
ESP Recruitment
Job Ref:
LS/011359

A large charity organisation is looking for an experienced Events Coordinator to join them on a contract basis. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is looking to add some excellent experience on a short term basis.

You will be working within the Events team, proactively selling, coordinating and delivering events including but not exclusively; meetings, conferences, receptions, exhibition launches, breakfasts, private views and charity events.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES - EVENTS:

* To reach and wherever possible exceed revenue targets by identifying and targeting new and existing key companies within a defined region.
* To engage new clients through marketing and social media, FAM trips, site show-rounds, and represent the venue at industry networking events and exhibitions.
* Ensure that all events are immaculately organised and meet the high standards expected.

* Liaise with clients regarding all logistical aspects of their event including security, AV, and the upselling of catering and other value add services/products alongside events spaces

* Co-ordinate the scheduling of events in the Centre's diary to ensure efficient diary management and to update and share operational information.

* Undertake event management including duty management and logistics on the day ensuring the smooth running of events and that our clients have the best possible experience.

* Ability to lead a team when needed and manage larger revenue generating events end to end.

* Assist the Events Manager in maintaining an overview of the budget and finance systems by keeping appropriate spreadsheets up to date.

* Assist with the development of social media pages and campaigns and have the ability to manage specialist online venue platforms.

THE CANDIDATE

Adaptable, proactive, enthusiastic and with bags of energy, you will see the opportunities presented by this post. Ability to contribute daily to the delivery of our commercial events business as well as the internal events.

Requirements:

* Have demonstrable event venue experience
* Have an excellent understanding of the events industry
* Have great attention to detail and be level-headed and responsible
* Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Have proven organisational skills and the ability to oversee, devise and manage operational procedures to the highest standards
* Have outstanding customer service skills
* Be able to use own initiative, take responsibility for tasks and complete efficiently

Desirable skills

* Proactive selling
* Experience working on social media campaigns and/or specialised media venue hire platforms within an organisation
* Experience of the private events and wedding market

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

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