Events Coordinator

Recruiter
Get Recruited Ltd
Location
Wilmslow
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
EVENTS COORDINATOR

WILMSLOW

Up to £25,000

**AWARD-WINNING COMPANY**

THE POSITION:

We are working on behalf of an exceptionally reviewed, award-winning Training company, the company is renowned for its high-quality courses and conferences and is looking for an Events Coordinator to join their vibrant, hard-working team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking for the next step in their events career, the company offers opportunities to progress into senior coordination positions.

You will work with the Senior Events Coordinator in a small team of Events staff, with responsibility for the smooth operations of conferences. You will contribute to the general Events administration and organisation work.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Logistical management of the organisation and smooth operations for 350 – 400 professional development conferences, courses and training sessions

* Continuously receive and enhance services, map all key processes and implement changes to improve efficiency

* Be commercially savvy and manage budgets and break even figures to ensure no overspend and savings are achieved where possible

* Liaise with suppliers over 300 course and conference leaders and speakers about courses, quality assurance

* Ensure efficient and effective task delegation, thereby reducing waiting times for completion, providing delegate satisfaction

* Visit on occasions our conferences, courses, session, quality assure organisation, efficiency, company professional standards are being upheld

* Lead quality enhancement in regular reviewing of our services, communications, feedback, evaluations, reports in form our external team of Course Managers and initiate improvements where necessary

* Liaise with the Marketing team to inform on new booking trends, new directions, and new enquiries coming in from clients

* Working as part of a team, responsible for contributing to the smooth operations and organisation of events which include both in-house and venue-based training

* The person will have responsibility for smooth organisation and operations of all venue-based conferences, including handling external venues, suppliers, equipment, updating, analysing trends, changes, directions, reporting to marketing, ensuring provisional bookings turn into confirmed bookings

* A key part of the role is actively understanding and acting upon client’s priorities in the form of channelling and directing queries in the right direction, understanding issues and being able to act appropriately

* General conference & events administration

REQUIREMENTS:

* Proven experience of handling full responsibility for the organisation of several events at one time. (back office event organisation, not grass-roots organisation), and successfully coordinating all detailed aspects of the events simultaneously

* Proven experience of being involved in pulling together superb, top level events/conferences, with all details covered,

* Good at handling systems, experienced at working methodically with a high level of detail, can work a process successfully from start to finish within time limits

* Demonstrable experience of understanding figures, budgets, profits, has a sound commercial sense of cost-effectiveness

* Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills at the right standard for working in a professional education company, both written and verbal.

* Proven ability to maintain and build good relationships with a diverse range of professional people – in this case senior leaders, teachers in schools

* Effective time management skills; an ability to calmly and effectively prioritise workload and meet regular deadlines.

* Excellent organisational skills and a knowledge of best office practice.

* Competent in Microsoft Word, Excel, Dropbox and adeptness at learning new computer packages.

* At least two or three A levels or the equivalent

APPLY NOW: This role will be progressing to interview stage shortly, so please send your CV for immediate consideration. All applications will be treated with the highest level of confidentiality.

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