Events Executive

  • Job Reference: 1456
  • Date Posted: 22 November 2017
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £32,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Marketing / Business Development
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Marketing & Comms and working very closely with key stakeholders, the Events Executive will be responsible for the execution the firm's events programme.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Venue/room booking; liaison with reception; liaison with internal attendees; equipment booking; catering
  • Create email invitations and attendee lists
  • Managing the event campaigns and invitations using InterAction and Vuture
  • Reviewing presentation materials; drafting handout packs in conjunction with partners; and attendance for the duration of each event.
  • Undertake de-briefing meetings and producing write-ups
  • Ensure that the events programme is delivered within budget and to the standard expected
  • Advise on best practice for improving the quality and production of reports
  • Review and update the firm's systems and checklists for events.
  • Co-ordinate the firm's corporate hospitality arrangements and maintain the database
  • Provide in house support for internal events

Ideally you will have 2-3 yrs exp working within an events role (Legal/professional services). You must be enthusiastic and eager to want to grow and develop the function alongside the Marketing & Communications Team.

Essential skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • A natural communicator
  • Excellent attention to detail/accuracy.
  • Strong project management
  • Highly computer literate with intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Good social skills and personal presentation
  • 'Can do' approach
  • A flexible nature