Events Co-ordiantor - Global Law Firm
A great opportunity has arisen for an events specialist within a global law firm. The Events Co-ordinator role involves the planning and execution of a range of internal and client events both on-site and off-site for the purpose of business development and professional education.
The successful candidate will work with and support the London Events Manager, the global events team, lawyers and internal teams with the development and implementation of an overall best practice approach to event management. The Events Co-ordinator will devise, research and project manage events from conception to completion, such as client receptions, seminars, conferences and corporate hospitality events. You will be the point of contact for the events, and will have responsibility over areas including budgeting, assisting with venue choice, liaising with lawyers, catering selection, staffing of event on the day, managing invitations, client lists and RSVPs, and follow-up post-event. You will be required to devise project plans and timelines to ensure the event planning is managed to a suitable timescale, and to work alongside the business development team and relevant lawyers in order to determine event objectives and effective follow-up programmes. You will establish event budgets, maintain and promote the internal events calendar, and be involved in researching options for venues and suppliers.
The successful candidate will be a highly organised and creative individual with at least two years' events experience within a professional services firm. The Events Co-ordinator must have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to demonstrate a solutions-oriented mind-set, a high attention to detail, and the capability to work efficiently in a deadline-driven, demanding work environment as a member of a team. Strong computing skills are also important.
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