Events Manager

Location: Midlands
Salary: £40,000
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 26.03.20

A leading global Law firm is currently recruiting for an Events Manager to join their Birmingham office. The role will provide ideas driven hands on expertise to ensure the successful planning, execution and measurement for a wide variety of internal and external events, conferences, knowledge based events, trade shows and webinars across the region.

The Responsibilities:

  • Proposing and presenting innovative and sector specific event ideas for Practice Groups, Industry Groups and Offices
  • Setting, communicating and maintaining timelines and priorities on every event
  • Managing all pre-event planning and logistics; liaising with the site on requirements and contacts
  • Responsible for all budgeting and tracking associated costs; measuring and reporting ROI
  • Assisting with post-event follow up and tracking lead generation and ensuring participant follow up
  • Assisting with the development, design, writing and production of related print and electronic promotional materials including invitations, website postings, signage, power points and handouts
  • Working or attending the event as required, including travelling to events elsewhere
  • Researching and advising on event or advertising sponsorship opportunities
  • To manage any external relationships as required, ensuring best value for money at all times

The Candidate:

  • Educated to a degree level
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience within a professional services environment
  • 5 years + in an events/marketing role, with 3 years+ experience in events management, ideally within a professional services organisation
  • A proven track record of managing large attendee events with complex components
  • Cvent or other event management software experience
  • Competent use of MS Word, Outlook, Excel and Powerpoint and other software systems
  • Must have strong project management skills

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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