Event Operations Assistant

  • Job Reference: 431558847-2
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Screen International Group Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Event Operations Assistant

Job description

My client is a leading provider of b2b events and consultancy services who have an urgent need for a junior event operations executive.

This is exciting role would suit a graduate with some internship or commercial experience within Events or professional services to join a high growth, entrepreneurial team assisting in the growth of the Events portfolio while being exposed to a wide variety of skills and operational experience.

Essential Skills include

  • Internship experience or some operational experience, preferably within the events sector
  • Be highly organised and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong negotiation and budgeting skills
  • Confident talking to C-Level decision-makers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer-focused and a high level of customer/account management
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects at the same time
  • Strong research skills
  • Excellent computer and CRM skills

Salary- £20000-25,000 plus bonuses

Job Description

  • Source suitable venues in Europe, USA
  • Liaise with venues for event layout, F&B requirements, accommodation, deliveries, networking functions etc
  • Liaise with external contractors and sponsors
  • Working as part of a team to ensure all strategy meetings, strategy dinners, and Innovation Spotlights are delivered efficiently and within budget
  • Assisting with pre-event and onsite event management
  • Ensure all event merchandising is sourced and delivered on time and within budget
  • Coordinate the travel schedule for all staff and selected clients
  • Write, implement and execute a communications strategy for speakers and sponsors
  • Research agenda topics and develop agendas when required
  • Assist with Engaging and recruiting speakers and event facilitators
  • Coordinating speaker bios
  • Support marketing with graphic design requirements as and when required
  • Ability to work independently and be self-driven within a team structure
  • Able to travel internationally frequently

Ideal candidate

· Would suit a graduate (degree in Event Management)

· Admin support experience with a professional support services environment