CLOSED: Events Executive

Lovely independent company needs a top-class part-time Events Executive with exceptional organisational and administrative skills. A can-do attitude, and an interest in arranging conferences and awards with a track record to evidence.

Where’s the job?

Office in Central Harrow HA1, less than 5 minutes’ walk from Harrow-on-the-Hill station. It couldn’t be more convenient, you don’t need to experience the City commute.

For a full job description, or to register your interest, complete our contact form quoting TMLSep2017/005.

What’s the pay?

Circa. £23,625 per annum Full Time Equivalent, pro rata for part-time.

What about the hours?

Yes, it’s a part-time, permanent position.

Monday to Friday, circa. 20 hours a week to be discussed. There is a need for flexibility. When there is an event you would put in more hours and have time off to compensate.

About the company

The company is a leading provider of innovative media solutions to the kitchens, bedrooms and bathrooms, and electrical retailing industries. Working alongside the Events and Operations Director you will support the Events Team including day-to-day administrative tasks, communication with clients and suppliers and undertake research and analysis.

The client’s B2B and B2C publications are well renowned, as are their successful industry events and conferences.

About you

As the ideal person, you are adept at prioritising workload, managing your time effectively and multitasking. You are numerate, accurate and analytical. Your communication skills, both verbal and written, are excellent and you have a confident telephone manner and a strong customer service persona with the internal teams and with external stakeholders, enabling you to build relationships at all levels.

As an Events Executive are proactive, reliable, motivated, detail conscious with a conscientious work ethic. You contribute to generating ideas for team and client initiatives, and are open-minded to changing environments and circumstances. You observe, listen and contribute to both client and teams, and have a winning attitude and can demonstrate a commitment to business goals and objectives.

You may have a marketing or customer service qualification which you may have obtained working in other events roles which is an advantage, but is not essential. A driver’s licence is essential for mobility to attend events.

You have the flexibility to travel within the UK with overnight stays as required during events, and the flexibility to extend your working hours in the run-up to events.

Main responsibilities:

  • Support to the Events and Operations Director and the Sales Team
  • Develop procedures to enhance the smooth operation of the events portfolio, including supporting the team in the planning and delivery of current and new events
  • Liaise with and support sponsors, guests, finalists, winners, delegates before, during and after prestigious industry events
  • Liaise with judging panels and speakers, arrange judging sessions
  • Organise event industry catering
  • Manage seating plans, guest lists, table seating plans
  • Active involvement on site during build-up, open period and breakdown
  • Manage event databases
  • Build relationships with entrants, guests, external suppliers and venues
  • Contribute to digital marketing and social media, assist with marketing events including creating campaigns
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office products
  • Other duties assigned by the Events and Operations Director

Benefits include:

  • Circa. 20 hour working week from Monday-Friday
  • Holidays 20 + 8 bank holidays, increasing to maximum of 25 + 8 bank holidays pro rata for part-time
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Attendance at prestigious industry events in the UK, including award evenings, conferences and exhibitions
  • Less than a 5-minute walk from Harrow-on-the-Hill Station
  • Friendly open working environment.

APPLY TODAY for this Events Executive role in Harrow. Complete our contact form quoting TMLSep2017/005.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer.

Embrace HR Limited is not a recruitment agency.

We recruit and select for our clients acting as their HR department.

No agencies please.

For further information please contact Amanda Shons by completing our contact form with your name, telephone number and email address and she will be in touch.

Please quote TMLAug2017/005

Embrace HR Limited is the proud winner of the SME Buckinghamshire Business Awards 2017

Based in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, Embrace HR supports business owners who do not have their own HR department or those that do but need help from time to time. We also work across the Home Counties of Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire, and also SMEs based in London.