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Events Coordinator

Location: COLCHESTER, ESSEX, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 15
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-457074

I am currently recruiting an Events Coordinator for a well renowned client of mine based in Colchester. The role is to assist with the planning, management and delivery of my clients portfolio of Conferences, courses and various other events. The offices are not too far from the town centre.

Role and Responsibilities:

- Deliver an exciting programme of events to the members, supporters and other stakeholders - these are delivered in physical and virtual environments

-  Ensure that all events administration is recorded accurately

- Ensure that all events are marketed, delivered on time, within budget  and at the desired level of organisational quality

- Monitor and evaluate event performance and delivery against agreed outputs, outcomes and milestones

- Attend team, board and stand meetings and be able to contribute to any improvements which can be made for future events

- Ensure that all the administrative tasks are completed accurately- preparing invitations, scheduling, confirming speakers for events

- Liaise with speakers regarding travel and accommodation, perhaps booking flights and hotels

- Provide information and guidance to speakers in regards to pre-recording presentations and uploading supporting documentation

- Develop, plan and deliver the clients exhibitions into an income generating operation and manage queries from exhibitors, delegates and speakers

- To provide onsite assistance to speakers and participants at events and functions   

- Ensure that Health and safety protocols are fulfilled at events 

- Attend events and be an ambassador for the company

The ideal candidate:

Essential:

- Will have previous experience running events and conferences- Hybrid and virtual experience of this would be advantageous

- Will have experience of practical delivery of services in complex events environments

- Will have the ability to act professionally at all times

- Will be a self- starter with a "can do attitude"

- Will be driven and have the ability to work in a fast paced environment

- Will possess excellent communication and organisational skills

- Will have good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

- Must be familiar with using online meeting platforms such as Zoom and Teams

- Must have working knowledge of Health and Safety practices in the workplace

- Will be very organised and methodical in their work

- Must be willing to travel within the UK and internationally for events 

Desirable: 

- Will have experience of managing, applying for grants, funding pots and restricted budgets

- Will have experience liaising with teams of contractors

- Experience of working in diverse communities and engaging diverse audiences

- Experience of e-commerce and event marketing

What you will receive in return:

An attractive salary
A full-time position working Monday -Friday
A generous company pension scheme
Car parking at the office 

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