Events Executive

£21000 - £22000 per annum
12 Jan 2018
07 Feb 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is looking for an Events Executive who has some conference experience or is an events graduate and is looking to build their experience on B2B conferences and take on an amazing challenge in the events industry.

Who they are:
They are a conference production company (non-agency) delivering three different portfolios in the year, offering C-suite speakers, delegates and sponsors high standard content and promise 1 to 1 meetings with prospect clients. We offer a fast-paced environment and is currently at an exciting point of transition and growth.

They are looking for the right candidate to join their team and take on the preparation and delivery of small scale training courses as well as large B2B conferences in the UK, US, EU and Asia.

The main role deliverables are:
- To build a strong understanding of the three event portfolios and ability to distinguish their unique traits
- Prioritising over the different events and their needs.
- Detailed and accurate management of multi-currency budgets. Clear understanding and constant focus on the event revenue and profit targets.
- Liaising with sponsors to ensure they are fully prepared and supported pre-event and ensure their contract is fully delivered onsite while support the sales team
- Internal and external processes are integral, while suggestions on potential improvements will be encouraged.
- Ownership of the event from start to delivery; venue sourcing, supplier negotiation, technical knowledge, schedules and overall planning.
- Onsite team management to deliver a fantastic and engaged attendee experience.
- Negotiating and contracting with suppliers and venues
- Coordination of teams' international travel in UK, US, EU, Asia; accommodation and airline codes set up for speakers, sponsors and delegates.

You must be:
- Customer service driven
- A great communicator and listener
- Inquisitive and inventive
- Accountable and proactive, understand implications and manage accordingly
- Willing to learn and follow instructions and training, but also be a self starter when needed keeping a good balance
- Positive energy and solutions driven
- Adaptable and resilient, never lose sight of the target/deliverables and the business vision
- Caring for the team with leadership traits

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