Events Executive

Location: London
Salary: £35,000
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 01 February 2018

A leading international law firm is looking to recruit an Events Executive to join their London team. This is a brand new role for the firm and will report directly to the Events Manager. You will be responcible for project managing a number of events from seminars to client dinners both on site and off site.

The Responsibilities:

  • Project managing a number of events across the firm and ensuring that our events are delivered to a high quality standard, working closely with key stakeholders including partners and the BD team
  • Assisting the event manager at the annual partner conference, taking responsibility for a number of logistical requirements (circa 150 guests over two days)
  • Researching and providing detailed proposals with costs for review for corporate hospitality
  • Delegating tasks to the events administrator, helping to develop their understanding of the events process and providing opportunities to take responsibility for certain aspects of key events
  • Training and coaching PAs/TAs who are responsible for some of the administrative aspects of the seminars, events and client receptions (such as meeting and greeting clients)
  • Assisting with drafting event budgets, ensuring all parties are clear on the proposed costs and value for money at all times
  • Working with partners and members of the BD team to ensure that the thinking behind the event logistics is thorough and robust
  • Creating event timelines to ensure all events are executed in a timely manner
  • Debriefing after each event and measuring success of all key initiatives

The Candidate:

  • Excellent project management skills with experience managing multiple events
  • Experience in a business to business environment or professional services
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and supervise an events administrator.
  • Demonstrate expertise in event production, vendor negotiation, logistics and audience management.

 

Please note: Due to the specific sectors we work in, only candidates with valid work experience in a Law Firm, Accountancy Firm, Management Consultancy, Property/Construction Firm, Financial Services Firm or a high profile relevant Association or Agency will be considered.  We regret that our clients will not accept applications outside of these areas.

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