Events Manager – Not-For-Profit Trade Association. Hybrid Working Ref: 15705

An exciting opportunity for a customer focused Events Manager with excellent communication skills to join our not-for-profit trade association.

Do you have proven experience of producing a variety of commercial and non-commercial events?

Do you have experience of managing exhibitors and sponsors?

Do you have good knowledge of the events industry?

If yes, we’d love to talk…

Role Info:

Events Manager
London, EC1Y / Remote Hybrid
c£40,000
Plus up to 15% Company Pension, Life Assurance, Income Protection 27 days annual leave, access to flexible working

About Us:

We work to get more people and money into retirement savings, to get more value out of those savings and to build the confidence and understanding of savers.

We represent:

+ Over 1,300 pension schemes with 20 million savers. These include defined benefit, defined contribution, master trusts and local government funds.
+ £1trillion in assets
+ Some 400 businesses which provide essential services and advice to UK pension providers.

We bring together the industry and other parties to raise standards, share best practice and support our members. We work collaboratively with members, government, parliament, regulators and other stakeholders to help build sustainable policies and regulation which deliver a better income in retirement.

The Events Manager Role:

Reporting to the Head of Events the Events Manager will manage the production of our events, either face-to-face or digital, (as allocated) and all our event exhibitors and sponsors (a key stakeholder group for the Association).

Key Responsibilities:

+ Put in place high level timescales and production schedules to ensure events are managed to achieve key milestones and deadlines.
+ Manage event budgets and provide regularly update reports.
+ Manage event costs to adhere to agreed budgeted costs and identify possible cost savings.
+ Manage and build good relationships with event venues and suppliers.
+ To achieve high levels of customer satisfaction.
+ To work with colleagues to produce events – finance, marketing, sales, IT , policy, membership.
+ Maintain an up-to-date website regarding events responsible for and exhibitor and sponsor details.
+ Manage the event logistical requirements for exhibitors and sponsors at all events.
+ Manage the logistical requirements for this group, to include: their package entitlements, exhibition floor plans, on-site management.
+ Build and maintain good relationships with this key stakeholder group.

About You:

Essential Experience:

+ Proven experience of producing a variety of commercial and non-commercial events, both face-to-face and digital, of different sizes ranging from 20–400 people (minimum five years’ experience).
+ Experience of managing exhibitors and sponsors.
+ Good knowledge of the events industry, including good practice, technology, venues/suppliers.

Desirable Experience:

+ Experience of events management in the pensions / finance sector would be desirable.

Key Skills:

+ Effective organisational and prioritisation skills – ability to multi-task and to meet deadlines.
+ Accuracy and a keen eye for detail.
+ Excellent communication skills with strong customer focus.
+ Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
+ Flexible, hardworking, reliable and a keen team player who is also able to work independently and works well under pressure.
+ High personal standards.
+ Open and honest.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Team

You may have worked in the following capacities: Events Manager, Event Coordinator, Event Planner, Corporate Events

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.