Events Executive

Location
London
Salary
£21000 - 26000 per annum
Posted
25 Jun 2019
Closes
25 Jul 2019
Ref
LS/011332
Contact
Liz Sinclair
Sector
Corporate
Function
Event Operations
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Role
Event Manager
A well known corporate brand seeks an experienced Events Executive to join their team. This exciting role involves supporting the events team who run a loyalty event scheme for their members. You will be sourcing, engineering, marketing and operationally delivering 'money can't buy' event experiences; as well as identifying, negotiating and delivering 'best in market' ticket offers for as diverse an offering of experiences as possible (theatre, cinema, lifestyle exhibitions, concerts and so on).
Responsibilities
* Supporting the team in delivering the full event journey from creative planning through to delivery & execution (e.g. venues, artists, celebrities and catering)
* Attend events to co-ordinate the physical on-site delivery according to each show's requirements
* To confidently manage customer correspondence, external and internal enquiries and investigations relating to events matters
* Proactively identify commercial opportunities for the events programme and present recommendations for executing these ideas
* Supporting the events and wider commercial team, in delivering events, ticket offers and other relevant offers for the membership programme
* To regularly, and proactively, conduct analysis of the competitive events & ticketing landscape and present the findings and recommendations to key stakeholders
* Contributing to the gathering of event supplier quotes for venues, catering, etc
* To support in the planning and delivery of in-show initiatives including member hosting areas, celebrity meet-&-greets, guest lists, and so on
* To regularly engage and effectively communicate with internal stakeholders to deliver on all the procedural requirements needed to publish events online, redeem and fulfil tickets, and deliver the physical events
* To follow events business guidelines and deliver in line with the agreed event KPIs and plans
* To adhere, always, to the necessary insurance, legal and health & safety obligations
* To be fully responsible for managing the analysis and reporting of the events business as usual market intelligence, as well as delivering ad hoc reporting as required
Requirements
* Ideally some proven work experience in organising live events
* Ideally some commercial experience in revenue generation, negotiation and cost management
* Good research / information gathering skills
* Good organisational and administration skills with a meticulous eye for detail
* Enjoys working in a fast-moving environment to strict deadlines
* Good at multi-tasking to stay ahead on this fast-moving project
* Ideally has experience of handling external and internal stakeholder relationships
* IT literate - Must have Word and Excel. Experience in Sitecore and Adobe would be useful

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