Events Coordinator - 13 month Contract

Cantello Tayler Recruitment
17 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for charitable organisation based in Windsor, Berkshire and they are seeking an experienced Events Coordinator to join them for a 13month Contract. Working as part of a team who coordinate and manage the charities programmes and events.

Salary up to £25,000 per annum.

Duties involve:

* Handling all aspects of event management, from initial planning through to logistics and on-site delivery.

* Managing all programme administration including:

* Booking participants onto programmes and guiding them through the process

* Sending pre- and post-programme information to participants

* Liaising with speakers

* Setting up and attending briefing meetings for our Chairs and Facilitators

* Producing the programme information packs

* Attending and overseeing the smooth and efficient running of each programme, liaising with

venue staff, ensuring all necessary services and equipment are provided

* Maintaining accurate information on the database for both programme participants, Alumni and other key contacts

* Supporting the Business Development team by developing relationships with our partner

organisations keeping them informed about programmes and opportunities

Other aspects of the role include:

* Booking in and managing all the Programme Teams – the Chairs, Facilitators and Speakers.

* Managing the relationships of our existing Programme Teams

* Coordinating and supporting the community attending the workshops, CAFÉ quarterly meetings and producing the Communique for all Chairs and Facilitators

* Booking in Chairs, Facilitators and Speakers from our database, ensuring diversity and quality targets are maintained

* Supporting the sourcing of, and development of new Chairs, Facilitators and Speakers

Skills Required

* Minimum of three years’ experience in event coordination

* Strong project management and organisational skills, with the ability to apply them to multiple events

* Experience of managing self in a team context and ability to develop strong relationships

* Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to confidently approach and engage with internal and external stakeholders at all levels

* Attention to detail and high level of accuracy and methodical working

* The ability to manage many tasks at one time, and actively prioritise when necessary

* MS Office, especially Word, Excel and Adobe

* Competent use of a CRM

* Degree level qualification or equivalent relevant profession, with a demonstrable track record of planning and delivering residential and non-residential events

* Works in a professional manner and provides strong business development aptitude to others

* Comfortable speaking to the most senior of people, including CEO and Board level

* Presentable and recognises and maintains a high-standard of customer focused service

* Have a pro-active, energetic and flexible approach

* A patient, friendly and welcoming attitude

* Appreciates a Charity

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