Events Assistant

Maiday Recruitment
Central London
£23000 - £25000/annum + Generous Benefits + Prospects
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Events Assistant
£23,000 - £25,000 AE + Generous Benefits + Prospects
Central London
Ref: JW020617A

Our Client is an award winning, premium, international media and events business serving a senior, professional readership in the global finance and investment market. Along with Global Award-Winning Conferences and Events they are also Publishers of exceptional magazine brands and other specialist publications circulated to a readership in over 100 countries worldwide.

Exciting opportunity to join this Global Events organisation assisting with delivering Events administration TRAVEL to EMEA regions is part of the role.

This Events Assistant career opportunity will see you working across an exciting international portfolio of Events! Joining a vibrant and exciting team, where you will receive ongoing development within a stimulating, buzzing working environment.

Purpose of the role
The Events Assistant will be responsible for on-site management of an existing portfolio of Events across the EMEA Region. The Events Assistant  will build and maintain relationships with external organisations and with internal and external contacts.

Events Assistant Requirements:
Good project management, planning skills and relationship management are a must and the ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a positive outlook and a flexible "can do" attitude.

- Self-motivated
- Articulate
- Creative
- Demonstrate the ability and commitment to deliver to tight deadlines
- Minimum 2 years` event logistics experience
- Eligible to work in the UK

Events Assistant Responsibilities:

- Support the Customer Services Team to ensure the delegate registration process for each event is accurate and up to date
- Use the company CRM system to compile, maintain and use accurate speaker and sponsor records
- Liaise closely with the accounts department to ensure weekly processing of invoices and accurate post-event breakdown of delegate numbers and revenues
- Liaise with high level sponsoring organisations and guest speakers
- Provide regular feedback and updates on event progress to line managers and relevant event managers
- Set up conference calls for panel participants
- Manage delivery of post-event material to delegates and sponsors.
- Updates to delegate business cards into CRM system
- Deal with all invoices to ensure prompt payment and facilitation of post-event P&L accounts
- Liaise with Marketing Team to ensure the Events website is up to date and accurate at all times.
- Take responsibility for all conference materials (laptops, monitors, stands, archives, AV equipment)
- Co-ordinating travel and shipments to and from events across EMEA
- Assist Conference Logistics Manager with the sourcing of venues including negotiation and contracting
- Able to travel internationally for Events

If you are looking to take the next step in your career, and get more involved in handling more logistically challenging events, working for a company that rewards hard work and commitment then do respond ASAP!

Email; Jo@maidayrecruit