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Corporate Event Manager – 6 month temp role

London (West End) SALARY: £30 - £40 PER: Hour TERM: Temporary

This is a 6 month event management role working for a leading international investment firm based in central London planning a range of corporate events. As the market has picked up they have seen events start to take off again and are looking for someone to step into a 6 month temp role. There is a lot of growth in the business and there may be a permanent opportunity at the end of this. This role will see you working within a small team based in London and abroad working on small and large scale events. You will be responsible for all planning, execution and post-event analysis.

What You Will Do

They would like to see candidates with experience looking after corporate events. The responsibilities of the role are as follows:-

  • All event planning for a range of in-person and virtual events
  • Working with line managers and stakeholders on event concepts taking into account the business goals, objectives and budgets
  • Look at all event aspects including venue management, equipment, catering, accommodation etc.
  • Maintaining an up to date directory of event venues and supplier options
  • Ability to work to deadlines by ensuring that all events are delivered on time to a high standard
  • Ability to act quickly identifying and resolving any issues with limited direction
  • Manage vendor relationships and budgets as the key point of contact ensuring costs and SLAs are agreed/adhered to
  • Act as point of contact for attendees in all pre-event communication and assistance on the day of events
  • Post-event analysis to assess trends and effectiveness of events
  • Knowledge of industry trends, new concepts and continuous process improvement

What We Are Looking For

We are looking for candidates with experience running B2B corporate events. You will be:

  • A team player – able to pull together with others to ensure smooth delivery of events
  • Good problem solver able to think on your feet
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • A good communicator able to manage internal and external relationships
  • Flexibility to travel to events if required

This role is working with a fantastic team and an inspirational business. You will enjoy the global aspect and collaborative nature of the role. Genuine long-term opportunities. 

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POSTED: 30 Sep 2021 JOB ID: RS23725

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