Communications and Events Manager - (membership organisation)

Regan & Dean
£32000 - 35000 per annum
25 Jul 2019
24 Aug 2019
Regan & Dean Recruitment Ltd
Full Time
Contract Type
Excellent opportunity to join this dynamic membership organisation and deliver their communications and events programme within the commercial property/architectural sector.

Highly regarded membership organisation - their membership comprises of leading architects, designers, consultants and high profile corporate end-users, and financial and legal corporates. They run a prestigious programme of forums, talks, think tanks, tours, communications and events to champion and celebrate the achievements, trends and future of this exciting and leading edge sector. Their programmes also champion new and established talent through their prestigious awards and mentoring programmes.

A key role within the team - you'll be responsible for the delivery of a wide range of event projects - and also be involved more widely on other communications activities - working closely with the Director of Communications and Events. As well as ensuring maximum value from your CRM communications programme, you'll manage an external agency on your larger events as well as deliver smaller bespoke events and specialist sector related tours yourself. You'll manage the overall programme of events and marketing activities to ensure the quality delivery of an exciting programme that reflects the current trends and prestigious profile of the sector.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage flagship events (eg annual conference (600pax), Presidents Lunch (500), annual Dinner (1,200pax) and ad hoc events, tours, talks, research seminars
  • Overseeing Agency on large events, and the overall marketing plans to ensure delivery against budget and to target
  • Oversee Awards Competition, and manage regional committee meetings, and oversee roll out of industry mentoring programme
  • Responsible for monthly newsletter, and liaison with external PR agency for events coverage
  • Oversee management and development of the CRM database
  • Support Director of Communications & Events with overall member communications and the production of marketing materials where required

You are an experienced Communications and Events Manager - who is comfortable taking the lead on varied projects. You'll also have experience of managing a website and CRM database, have some evidence of copywriting and editing skills, and an eye for design and layout for marketing/printed materials. You'll have experience of designing and delivering a wide range of events, and sufficient knowledge to manage supplier agencies, and oversee full project budgets. You're an excellent communicator, with a mature and professional approach to working within a team and producing excellent output. You're used to dealing with a varied range of stakeholders, with confidence and diplomacy.

Key requirements:
  • Experience of managing and delivering varied event formats (including conferences, seminars, talks, dinners etc)
  • Website and CRM database experience
  • An eye for design and layout, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Evidence of copywriting and editing skills
  • Ability to commission and liaise effectively with designs, printers and event management agencies
  • Take pride in producing excellent work - a great project manager
  • Able to co-ordinate multiple stakeholders with confidence
  • Calm, measured approach, diplomatic, and work well with others
  • Highly organised, great attention to detail,
  • Copywriting, content development experience
  • Budget management experience
  • Knowledge of HTML coding and email design (highly desirable)
  • Photoshop, Indesign proficiency (desirable)

This is a great opportunity to be a key player in this really lovely organisation, and work with some of the country's leading lights within this exciting and innovative sector.

If your experience matches the key requirements and responsibilities as listed above, please reflect these in your CV and click the "Apply now" button below.

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