Events Manager – London

Location: London
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000
Contract type: Contract/Temporary
Date posted: 19/07/2023

An award-winning national law firm is looking for an Events Manager to join their team. The Events Manager will be required to work with the wider Marketing & BD team, to develop and implement plans for successful client events aligned with the strategic priorities and objectives of the firm, practice groups and sector teams. The role-holder will also be responsible for the management of large internal meetings and events, including the Annual Partners Conferences. This role is a maternity cover for 12 months, based in the firm’s London office.

The Responsibilities:

  • Take lead on the organisation and execution of events, working with the BD & Marketing team to ensure quality event experience and promote best practice.
  • Responsible for managing the firmwide events calendar and co-ordinating events/meetings simultaneously as needed.
  • Develop detailed event projects, ensuring the team are informed about roles, actions and deadlines, keeping track on progress and identifying any areas of concern.
  • Confirming event schedules with the venue and suppliers, ensuring event needs and specifications are met.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in working with venue sourcing agencies, evaluating proposals, and presenting information in a stakeholder-friendly manner.
  • Take ownership of internal event resources/tools, such as events tracker and Intranet pages, ensuring their accuracy and relevance.
  • Measuring event ROI by capturing and reviewing attendance against engagement metrics, and reporting to Chief Marketing Officers.
  • Develop and manage budgets for specific events and handle payment of event supplier invoices.

The Candidate:

  • Previous events experience working in a legal / professional services firm.
  • Expertise in delivering BD driven client events, including all stages of event planning.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), CRM systems (InterAction), and e-marketing tools (e.g. Vuture).
  • Knowledge of a range of online event platforms – MS Teams and Zoom.

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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