Events Executive

05 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Samantha Henry
Education, Support
Contract Type
Full Time

Events Executive - Guildford - Full-Time/Perm - £25,000

Our clients who are one of the largest Professional Services companies in the South are looking for an Events Executive to join the Marketing and Business Development team.

A pivotal role ensuring the organisation of events whilst supporting the BD/M activities.

The Duties and Responsibilities:

* Creation, Planning and Organisation of around 40 events per year
* First point of contact for clients on the day of the event
* Working with the Business Development & Marketing team to ensure events meet the yearly budget
* Liaising with partners and fee earners throughout the event planning process in relation to decisions and approval, and to ensure that they are kept up-to-date with progress and fully briefed ahead of the events
* Ensuring the firm intranet and website are kept up-to-date with information relating to upcoming events
* Producing event materials including invitations, seminar handouts, signage, name badges etc
* Adding relevant activities to the CRM database regarding attendees, no-shows etc. and regularly archiving mailing lists
* Sourcing venues and entertainment, keeping abreast of new ideas and suppliers and maintaining an up-to-date venues database
* Managing the event inbox, responding to client queries
* Providing support to the BD and marketing collateral (brochures, credential statements, pitch materials etc.) both on and off-line with directory quotations and new deals etc.

Qualifications and Experience

* Previous, relevant experience in event planning and delivery
* Experience using InDesign, Mail Chimp, social media and working within a Content Management System (CMS)
* An understanding and experience of working with third party suppliers Microsoft Office experience, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint
* Exceptional attention to detail and exemplary planning and organisation skills
* Ability to successful manage multiple priorities and deadlines
* Ability to use own initiative and to make considered decisions with the support and guidance of your line manager.
* Creativity, innovation and resilience.
* Outstanding interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills
* Ability to build strong lasting working relationships at all levels of business

If you have the above skills please APPLY through the link

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