Senior Events Executive

Location: London
Salary: £45,000
Contract type: Contract/Temporary
Date posted: 08/05/2019

With an unparalleled position in the market this award winning law firm is currently seeking for an ambitious and experienced Senior Event Executive to join their firm on a 12 month FTC. Reporting to Events Manager, you will be working closely with the BD teams identifying the target audience, devising the event concept, planning the logistics and coordinating technical aspects before executing the individually tailored event aligned to BD objectives.

The Responsibilities:

  • To work with the Real Estate, Finance and Tax BD teams to plan and execute a strategically-focused programme of client events
  • Oversee the logistical management of events with an eye for detail, but also proactively design events to showcase the firm’s expertise and heighten our visibility within various markets
  • Support the Event Manager to uncover new opportunities for the business to entertain clients
  • To source venues, write proposals to agreed brief and event objectives including close budget management
  • To liaise closely with the in-house teams covering reception, catering, IT, facilities and F&A to ensure smooth running of all client events
  • To manage event suppliers including negotiation of costs and contracts along with associated risk assessments
  • To collate and evaluate post event feedback, reporting back to Event Manager, BD team and Partners
  • Update intranet content and maintain the firm’s systems
  • Some international travel is required

The Candidate:

  • Strong IT skills including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint (Condecco and Interaction an advantage)
  • Must have proven events organisation experience and comprehensive events industry knowledge
  • Proven ability to multi-task, excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
  • A proactive and self-motivated individual with a strong desire to succeed

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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