EVENTS EXECUTIVE – 12 MONTH FTC – c£26,000 - £29,000PA

  • Job Reference: EE-MR-L
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2017
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration, Events Management
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 12 Month FTC
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Marcus Ratcliff
  • Email: marcus@xlrecruit.com
  • Telephone: 020 7404 1010

Job Description

A professional membership body is looking to recruit an Events Executive to support the organisation, delivery and financial tracking of several training events and courses within a set programme.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as the first point of contact for all members wanting to undertake a course or conference organised by the department.
  • Advise members on which course would be most relevant and beneficial for their position.
  • Liaise with the Marketing Executive and external partners to actively promote programmes.
  • Source and negotiate with external venues.
  • Evaluate areas where the programme can be developed and improved.
  • Liaise with the Operations Manager to report any issues or concerns.
  • Coordinate the set-up, registration and operation of events and courses.
  • Keep an accurate record of programme income and expenditure.
  • Maintain the financial spreadsheet for a monthly, quarterly and annual review.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably events related.
  • Minimum 2 years' experience coordinating events, courses or conferences.
  • Knowledge of budget monitoring and financial tracking.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent IT skills, including MS Office applications and databases.
  • Highly organised with the ability to multitask and work well under pressure.
  • Flexibility to work out of hours to support events.

Salary and Benefits:

  • c£26,000 - £29,000 per annum
  • 12 month FTC
  • 25 days’ annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Season ticket loan

For more information and to apply for this vacancy please email your CV to the contact details below.

A consultant will contact you within 5 days if you are successful with your application.

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