Event Specialist

Event Specialist

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Marketing and Digital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Thomas

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    October - November 2022

  • Consultant:


Gleeson Recruitment Group are pleased to be working with a large international membership organisation to recruit for an Event Specialist on a permanent basis.

This role is a fantastic opportunity to work in a fast paced, varied, international event client base. You would be joining a really friendly collaborative team who genuinely enjoy working together to coordinate varied events throughout the year.

Job title: Event Specialist

Location: Central London

Salary: £30,000-£34,000

WFH: Flexible, hybrid - must be able to attend London office when needed

Contract: Permanent, full time

Start date: October / November 2022

The role:

Working as part of an international events team to coordinate and deliver a variety of events from small to large conferences. Events vary from face to face educational seminars, networking events, large membership conferences with up to 400 attendee's. A large portion of events are held digitally so skills with digital events are advantageous, but no essential. This role will include a lot of negotiating, client management and organisation within your specific portfolio. You will be expected to deliver high quality standard of work consistently for a professional membership organisation.

Key requirements:

  • Deliver all events in line with industry trends that will engage members/customers
  • Work with teams across the business collaboratively to ensure products delivered are consistently successful
  • Build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Negotiate with global suppliers
  • Manage a budget and work to ensure a sustainable margin is maintained
  • Digital event management
  • Deliver events in line with the event strategy and service level agreements
  • Work to ensure that global operational performance is in line with strategy objectives

Candidate criteria:

  • Strong previous experience within event management on a corporate level
  • Stakeholder management experience - internal and external
  • Client relationship management
  • Negotiation experience
  • Experience delivering digital events - advantageous
  • Strong digital / general technical experience
  • Able to work well with international clients
  • Extremely strong organisational skills
  • Experience working with a event budget
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Able to travel to alternative offices when needed
  • Able to work flexibly to attend events when needed
  • Able to work on multiple projects
  • Right to work in the UK

Please apply for more information if you feel you are suitable for the role.



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