Have you been working in a junior events executive role for the last year and you are now looking for that next step on the events career ladder?
Alternatively, have you recently finished your Events Degree and you have hands on experience of working in events and you are now looking for your 1st events coordinators role?
Have you got some great project management experience that has involved arranging events and you would now like to move into events industry?
If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then this is maybe the opportunity that you are looking for.
An international Events Agency based in Stevenage are currently looking for an Events Coordinator to join their events project team. You must an energetic, hardworking and self motivated individual who has hands on experience of working in events or a project management type of role.
Within this role you will be supporting a Senior Events Manager with the delivery of outstanding events for the business's clients. You will be a client focused individual, enthusiastic, somebody who loves a challenge and thrives on working in a fast paced environment. As live events come back online this role will offer you the opportunity to support events across the UK as well as working on international events.
During 2020 this organisation successfully launched their virtual events division - offering the same events management service to their clients, virtually. This is an exciting and fast-growing side to the business which they have continually developed, and evolved throughout 2021 and you will play a key role in the continued development and growth of this service.
As the Events Coordinator you will be responsible for:
Providing project and pro-active support through the life span of each event including areas such as advertising, marketing and liaising with events speaker
Sourcing venues for clients in line with their events requirements
Virtual events set-up and management including virtual event production, troubleshooting and technical briefings
Ensuring that you are following industry regulations and standards
Sponsorship and exhibition sales and liaison
Taking financial responsibility for each projectwhich would include areas such as financial reporting and invoicing
Organising logistical arrangements
Managing client relationships and liaising with and managing external suppliers
Provide on-site event support as part of the event on site team
Continually update your knowledge on event products, services and trends
The Events Coordinator will need:
- Experience of working within the event sector (preferable not essential)
- Good financial skills with the ability to understand budgets
- Project management experience
- Excellent Microsoft office skills
- Great attention to details with strong verbal and written communication skills
- The ability to multitask, prioritise and organise your workload
- Evidence of being pro-active and using your own initiative
- To be able to negotiate and work well under pressure
- To be flexible and able to travel and run events (UK and some International) outside of normal working hours
This role also offers flexible working hours with flexible start and finish times, and a combination of both office, field and home based working, Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week. However, being in the events industry does mean occasionally you will have to work and travel outside of normal working hours, stay away from home overnight and will involve some international travel.
Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.
Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.