Event Co-ordinator (membership organisation)
Fantastic permanent job vacancy in for an Event Logistics Co-ordinator with an association background and experience of organising B2B conferences, seminars and live events!
Global membership organisation with a strong events team who deliver a range of commercial and non-commercial events for members, stakeholders and industry leaders.
Reporting in to the Conference Logistics Manager and working with a couple of other Event Co-ordinators you will be working on the planning and delivery of a range of pre-agreed (non-commercial as well as income generating) conferences, dinners, awards, forums, knowledge transfer and networking events across London the South East and further afield internationally for numbers ranging from 20-500pax.
You will also have sole responsibility for the full event management of this membership organisation's wide-ranging seminar programme.
The role is heavy on the event administrative side and will therefore suit someone who is meticulously organised and process-driven BUT there is considerable scope to grow and progress within the company for candidates with bags of initiative and "get up and go" so from a career development point of view this really is a superb permanent opening.
You'll be a highly organised and professional Events Co-ordinator with 3-5 years' event logistics experience gained either from working within a membership organisation or within a publishing or commercial conferencing environment.
You'll have a proven track record in full end-to-end event management including venue finding & venue liaison, event planning, budgeting, invitation & promotional material design & production, logistics, supplier management (catering, AV & production, florists), delegate registration, event marketing, sponsor management, on-site event management, post event analysis & reconciliation. You'll also have strong project management and IT skills and experience of working with members, committees, sponsors, speakers and senior exec level stakeholders & partners.
From a personality and work ethic point of view you'll be pro-active, team orientated, creative, hands-on, diplomatic and good at problem solving with exceptional attention to detail and an incredibly professional, meticulous and process-driven approach. Other key requirements include event marketing/event promotion experience and strong negotiation skills (venues and suppliers) and as there is a fair bit of liaison with event staff in many of the organisation's other smaller offices across the UK, good communication skills along with accurate and detailed event data recording (on a shared "drive") are essential.
This membership organisation has smart headquarters in central London, several offices overseas, a friendly and happy events team and offers excellent staff benefits and career development opportunities (along with regular annual salary reviews!) …… so, if you're a highly motivated, well-presented and process-driven Event Coordinator with excellent logistics skills and you're looking for a new challenge then this could be the perfect next role!
If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click "Apply" now.
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