Senior Events Executive

BDB Pitmans
Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have experience of running quality events and looking for an exciting new challenge?

If the answer is YES, keep reading as we have the ideal role for you. BDB Pitmans are seeking a Senior Events Executive to join our team in London.

At BDB Pitmans we recognise that our staff are what continues to drive our business forwards, which is why we can offer you a competitive salary, 25 days annual holiday and excellent benefits package available from day one:

Contributory pension
Life insurance
Income protection insurance
Childcare voucher salary sacrifice
Cycle to work scheme
Employee assistance programmeThe Role

Working closely with the Marketing and Events Assistant, as well as the wider Marketing, Business Development and Client Relationships teams, the Senior Events Executive will be responsible for overseeing the organisation and implementation of virtual and in-person events across the firm, including corporate hospitality. In your new role, you will be responsible for:

Establishing and maintaining a clear events process for the firm to achieve business objectives.
Project managing virtual and in-person events from conception through to completion, working alongside the Business Development team and relevant legal departments, ensuring that they are delivered on time and budget.
Identifying an appropriate event format, securing dates and arranging external venue visits where necessary.
Negotiating rates and liaising with caterers, venue staff and other providers as appropriate.
Overseeing event logistics on-site at each office.
Monitoring event budgets and spend alongside the Head of Marketing.
Processing and documenting event invoices in a timely manner.
Working with the CRM team to create event mailing lists. Compiling RSVPs, tracking and circulating responses through the firm's CRM system, InterAction.
Creating and sending event email campaigns using the firm's email marketing software, Vuture. Proofing and approving email campaigns set up by the Marketing and Events Assistant.
Working with the Senior Digital Marketing Executive to promote events on the firm's website, social media channels, intranet and internal newsletters.
Printing of all event collateral including name badges and signage, liaising with the Senior Brand and Graphic Designer when required to produce materials.
Preparing post-event reports, measuring event success and co-ordinating attendee follow-up plans with Business Development.
Drive consistencies in regional event execution across London, Cambridge, Reading and Southampton.

Who are we looking for?

If you are educated to degree level or equivalent and / or relevant events qualification, this would be the ideal role for you. As our ideal Senior Events Executive, you will also have the following skills:

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Work experience of running quality events, preferably in a professional services environment.
Previous experience of using Vuture and InterAction.
Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to build and develop relationships with senior stakeholders and high profile speakers.
Excellent organisation skills with a methodical approach and attention to detail.
Ability to work under time constraints and prioritise workload.
Works effectively both independently and as part of a team.
Delivers outstanding service to clients and colleagues.
Can bring ideas and help the firm to innovate the way they design and deliver events.

Why work for BDB Pitmans?

While our clients are at the heart of everything we do, we recognise that life outside of work is important too and our approach to flexible working and target hours for fee earners reflect this. What really sets us apart is our friendly, open and inclusive culture. People join and stay at BDB Pitmans as they get the benefits of challenging work in a supportive and professional atmosphere. The firm has been recognised in the UK Best Companies to Work For Lists as;

One of the 20 Best Law Firms to work for; and
One of the 100 Best Companies to work for in the South East.Do you have what it takes to join us? APPLY TODAY to register your interest in the role of Senior Events Executive

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