wavespace Event Producer - FSO - AIBD - Permanent - London
The Opportunity: wavespace London is our collaborative event design and delivery centre in Canary Wharf. It is part of the global network of wavespace growth and innovation centres. We combine proven collaboration methodologies and state-of-the-art technology to reinvent the way we define our clients' problems and help them answer their big questions. Events in wavespace bring key people together to gain new perspectives, generate intent and accelerate complex transformations. The role will also offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work alongside our most senior clients, across a portfolio of short, fast paced projects (typically 4-6 weeks) that culminate in a collaborative event. You will work across the business (FSO and UKI) and across service lines, gaining exposure to a broad range of senior client discussions regarding strategic business challenges. To qualify you must have: You will have a broad spectrum of expertise, including existing experience in the majority of the skills below and an appetite to develop further. Your Key Responsibilities: For Executives training to be Event Producers, wavespace is an exciting journey with the chance to work alongside internal and external leadership teams across a portfolio of short, fast-paced projects (typically 4-6 weeks long) that each culminate in a collaborative event. Executives work with clients from across the business (FSO and UKI) and across service lines, gaining exposure to a broad range of senior client discussions regarding strategic business challenges. Wavespace offers Executives an opportunity to deepen their core consulting skills, learn about leading practice event / workshop design and lead the production of a portfolio of collaborative events. Skills and Attributes for Success: Foundation core consulting skills trained in a 'Big 4' (or equivalent) environment Project management / event management / PMO experience Strong stakeholder management and communications skills Strong emphasis on teamwork and collaboration An interest in leading practice collaborative event design and delivery techniques Confidence with ambiguity, and ability to adapt to new challenges with an understanding of the end goal Preferred: Interest and/or experience in design (eg communications, thinking, visualising, prototyping etc.) What we look for: Has been involved in 3-5 projects or events and can demonstrate experience of owning significant portions of the project or event management life cycle (e.g. writing plans, organising logistics, tracking actions, managing risks, coordinating stakeholders etc.) Good stakeholder management, communications and influencing skills, including the ability to work with client stakeholders to gain support for events / initiatives, and the ability to adapt communications style as appropriate Ideally you'll also have: Strong emphasis on team, including contribution to team building initiatives Experience contributing to one or more practice development initiatives, such as brand & marketing, knowledge management, operations, team building etc. What working at EY offers: We offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer: Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance. About EY: As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a b etter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality. If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.